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April 5, 2020

UK Softball Star Alex Martens Will be on SportsCenter TOMORROW

Zack Geoghegan 2:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Not only was Kentucky Softball star Alex Martens named the No. 3 overall player in the country before her senior season was cut short, but now she’s going to be showcased on a stage even brighter than the diamond. On Monday, April 6 – also known as National Student-Athlete Day – Martens will talk to…

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March 31, 2020

Former Kentucky Soccer Star Battling COVID-19 While Living in Finland

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20 Comments Disabled

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“If I don’t get to the hospital at all, I’ll probably die.” A former Kentucky soccer star is still recovering from a positive case of the coronavirus that he says had him close to death. According to the Herald-Leader, Antti J. Peltonen, a one-time Wildcat soccer standout and current resident of Finland, was battling the virus for…

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UK Announces ‘BBN Live’ Featuring Conversations With Current Kentucky Coaches

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20 Comments Disabled

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The University of Kentucky is finding ways to keep the Big Blue Nation entertained during this weird time without sports. They recently announced the creation of BBN Live, a new live-streaming service that will air twice a day throughout the week featuring conversations with current Kentucky coaches across all sports. The afternoon edition airs at…

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March 29, 2020

Extra Eligibility Discussions for Spring College Athletes Has Reportedly Gone “Sideways”

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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The NCAA isn’t going to let a global pandemic deter them from doing what is morally wrong. According to Dennis Dodd over at CBS Sports, several athletic directors are expressing concerns over the possibility of an extra year of eligibility for spring college athletes whose seasons were canceled due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.…

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March 27, 2020

ESPN Simulation Predicts UK Hoops Would Have Lost in Sweet 16… to Louisville

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Hypothetical NCAA Tournament brackets are all college basketball fans have left right now, and even then, they almost always lead to disappointment. ESPN took it one step further for fans of the Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball squad. While their Bracketology expert Charlie Creme did have the ‘Cats advancing to the Sweet 16 as a six-seed,…

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March 25, 2020

UKWBB Signee Treasure Hunt named Tennessee Player of the Year

Maggie Davis 9:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20 Comments Disabled

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Fans should have known Treasure Hunt is going to be a special addition to the BBN based on her name alone, but she’s continuing to back her potential up by earning another big award. The five-star guard has been tabbed the MaxPreps Tennessee Player of the Year. Hunt is ranked as a top-10 player in…

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March 19, 2020

UK Rifle ends season No. 1 in final CRCA Top 20 rankings

Jack Pilgrim 8:45pm March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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After taking home both the Great America Rifle Conference regular-season and tournament championships, the University of Kentucky rifle team ended its flawless season ranked No. 1 in the final Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association Top 20 rankings. Finishing as the top qualifier for the 2020 NCAA Rifle Championships, which were canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak,…

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March 8, 2020

Celebrate International Women’s Day with some of UK’s best athletes

Maggie Davis 6:00pm March 8, 2020 3/8/20 Comments Disabled

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Sunday, March 8th marks International Women’s Day 2020, and the University of Kentucky has plenty to celebrate. It’s been another big year for the ladies of the BBN. Here are just a few of the women leading the charge for the Wildcats. Rhyne Howard, basketball Howard has been dominant for the Wildcats all season, and…

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February 26, 2020

UKWBB’s KeKe McKinney named to SEC Community Service Team

Maggie Davis 10:00pm February 26, 2020 2/26/20

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University of Kentucky women’s basketball junior forward KeKe Mckinney has been named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team for her hard work and dedication to serving others in Lexington and beyond during her time with the Wildcats. McKinney has been extremely active and passionate about community service since arriving in Lexington. Last summer, she…

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February 25, 2020

Kentucky Baseball run-rules Tennessee Tech, wins 13-3 in seven innings

Maggie Davis 10:10pm February 25, 2020 2/25/20

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The Kentucky baseball team is getting good at this walk-off win thing. For the second time in as many games, the Wildcats rushed the field after scoring the winning run its final at-bat, albeit in an unconventional way in Tuesday’s wet 13-3, seven-inning victory over Tennessee Tech. The game was called as a 10-run rule…

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February 23, 2020

Kentucky Baseball defeats Appalachian State in 15 innings on walk-off walk

Maggie Davis 9:45pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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And that’s how you finish a baseball game. The Kentucky baseball team completed a weekend sweep of Appalachian State with an 8-7, 15-inning marathon victory, capping a perfect 4-0 start to its 15-game homestand at Kentucky Proud Park. It was the Wildcats’ 26th consecutive win over non-Power Five conference opponents, the longest such current streak in the…

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February 13, 2020

UK Track Star Langston Jackson Named Athlete of the Week

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm February 13, 2020 2/13/20

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A new school-record earned freshman Langston Jackson the honor of being named the National Athlete of the Week by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) earlier this week. He became the first male Wildcat to earn the achievement. ? National. Athlete. Of. The. Week. ? Flex on 'em, @lang_jackson9!…

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February 12, 2020

Rhyne Howard named finalist for nation’s top small forward award

Maggie Davis 7:30pm February 12, 2020 2/12/20 Comments Disabled

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The awards just don’t stop for one of UK’s star sophomores. Rhyne Howard has been named as a finalist for the 2020 Cheryl Miller Award. The annual award honors the top small forwards in women’s NCAA college basketball. Howard is one of 10 players on the latest list. “The players on this top-ten list are…

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February 9, 2020

Two Kentucky Students Make U.S. Olympic Rifle Team

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20

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The University of Kentucky is well-known for having a continued track record of success in a few different college sports; basketball and cheerleading have been champions over and over again. But one sport that doesn’t get nearly as much attention is the rifle team, and Kentucky might have one of the best programs in the…

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UK Softball Kicks Off Season With 4-0 Sweep of Opening Weekend

Zack Geoghegan 5:00pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20 Comments Disabled

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For the first time since 2014, the University of Kentucky softball team is 4-0 to start the season. Thanks to an impressive three-day outing at the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association Lead-Off Classic, the No. 15 ranked Wildcats cruised to a perfect opening weekend that included a walk-off grand slam, a blowout win over the No.…

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February 4, 2020

WATCH: Coach and Player Interviews From Kentucky Baseball/Softball Media Day

Zack Geoghegan 6:15pm February 4, 2020 2/4/20

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Earlier on Tuesday, both the University of Kentucky’s baseball and softball programs hosted their annual Media Day inside of Kroger Field. Both head coaches, Nick Mingione (baseball) and Rachel Lawson (softball) spoke to the media for about 20 minutes each before everyone broke off to chat with the players. You can listen to everything they…

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January 26, 2020

No. 13 UK women’s swim team beats No. 19 Louisville

Maggie Davis 6:00pm January 26, 2020 1/26/20

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Kentucky has defeated Louisville, again. The UK women’s swim team earned a win over the Cardinals Saturday, finishing the rivalry meet with a 160.5-139.5 win in Louisville. The victory marks the third year in a row the lady Cats have come out victorious over the team from down the road. The No. 25 Kentucky men’s…

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January 14, 2020

Takeaways from Matthew Mitchell’s pregame press conference

Maggie Davis 9:00pm January 14, 2020 1/14/20 Comments Disabled

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After a win over the Florida Gators last weekend, Matthew Mitchell and the UK women’s basketball team are getting back to work for their next SEC matchup. The Cats are set to face Texas A&M at home this Thursday, so Coach Mitchell met with the media Tuesday afternoon to preview the Cats’ matchup with the…

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January 9, 2020

Kentucky Gymnastics Annual “Excite Night” is TOMORROW

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm January 9, 2020 1/9/20 Comments Disabled

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A different kind of top-10 matchup is going down inside the chair-back seats of Rupp Arena on Friday night. The bounces normally heard won’t be that of a basketball, but the No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats hoping to bounce back against the No. 8 Missouri Tigers. For the third consecutive season, Excite Night will be held…

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January 8, 2020

Wooden Award Midseason Watch List: Ashton Hagans, Tyrese Maxey, Rhyne Howard

Maggie Davis 9:00pm January 8, 2020 1/8/20

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The John R. Wooden Award recognizes the nation’s best player in college basketball each season, and three Wildcats have been named to the midseason watch list. Ashton Hagans and Tyrese Maxey were both tabbed for the men’s list, while Rhyne Howard was included in the women’s top-25. The Wooden Award Top 25 Watch List was…

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