Alex Poythress Signs with Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers have signed former Cat Alex Poythress to a two-way contract, the team announced Tuesday afternoon. Poythress spent the majority of last season...

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Sihiem King Named No. 2 Running Back

Offensive coordinator Eddie Gran made it clear today that junior running back Sihiem King is the No. 2 back behind sophomore Benny Snell. “There’s no...

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UK Football: Reaction to Dorian Baker's Injury

The loss of Dorian Baker is a big blow to Kentucky’s offense. How has the team responded since finding out he is likely to miss...

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How tight will Stephen Johnson's leash be early on this season?

Stephen Johnson led Kentucky to seven wins and a bowl appearance in 2016. Despite that, Mark Stoops and Eddie Gran have not officially named him...

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Dakari Johnson and Dominique Hawkins Back in Lexington with the Big Blue Nation

Former Cats Dakari Johnson and Dominique Hawkins were in Lexington over the weekend holding an autograph signing Saturday afternoon with the Big Blue Nation. Johnson...

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UK FOOTBALL | Baker Out for "Significant Time"

UK senior wide receiver Dorian Baker suffered a fracture-dislocation in his left ankle during Saturday’s scrimmage. As a result, head coach Mark Stoops has announced...

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Alex Poythress Signs with Indiana Pacers

08/22/2017 06:04 PM

The Indiana Pacers have signed former Cat Alex Poythress to a two-way contract, the team announced Tuesday afternoon. Poythress spent the majority of last season with the Pacer’s NBA G League affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. He averaged 18.5 points and 7.1 rebounds per game in 46 games and received All NBA G League honors for his play. Poythress was signed by the Philadelphia 76ers late in the regular season. He made the most of his opportunity, averaging 10.7... Read more 

Sihiem King Named No. 2 Running Back

08/22/2017 05:49 PM

Offensive coordinator Eddie Gran made it clear today that junior running back Sihiem King is the No. 2 back behind sophomore Benny Snell. “There’s no doubt about that right now,” said Gran. “He’s number two.” King beat out redshirt freshman A.J. Rose for the second running back spot. The 5-9, 172 pound back rushed for 81 yards and and one touchdown in 2016. Starting running back Benny Snell talked about how his rushing style will compliment Sihiem King’s style in... Read more 

UK Football: Reaction to Dorian Baker's Injury

08/22/2017 02:01 PM

The loss of Dorian Baker is a big blow to Kentucky’s offense. How has the team responded since finding out he is likely to miss the entire 2017 season? We asked wide receivers coach Lamar Thomas, running back Benny Snell and wide receiver Tavin Richardson their thoughts. Watch:  Read more 

How tight will Stephen Johnson's leash be early on this season?

08/21/2017 05:37 PM

Stephen Johnson led Kentucky to seven wins and a bowl appearance in 2016. Despite that, Mark Stoops and Eddie Gran have not officially named him the quarterback yet for the Southern Miss game. While it is expected that Johnson will start the season as the playcaller, how short of a leash will he have? Drew Barker has impressed in fall camp and Kentucky can’t afford to lose to Southern Miss for the second straight year. Lachlan McLean and Bradley McKee... Read more 

Dakari Johnson and Dominique Hawkins Back in Lexington with the Big Blue Nation

08/21/2017 05:26 PM

Former Cats Dakari Johnson and Dominique Hawkins were in Lexington over the weekend holding an autograph signing Saturday afternoon with the Big Blue Nation. Johnson recently signed a contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder after spending the last two season with the Oklahoma City’s G-League affiliate, the Oklahoma City Blue. Dominique Hawkins is still figuring out what’s next for him. The former Cat hasn’t signed a professional contract yet and is weighing all his options. The key for him now... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Baker Out for "Significant Time"

08/21/2017 04:09 PM

UK senior wide receiver Dorian Baker suffered a fracture-dislocation in his left ankle during Saturday’s scrimmage. As a result, head coach Mark Stoops has announced that Baker will miss significant time, and possibly the entire 2017 season. “We’re very disappointed for Dorian, as he had a good offseason and was helping lead our receivers during preseason camp,” said Stoops. “However, we are hopeful for a full recovery and look forward to his eventual return to the field.” Baker has started in... Read more 

UK Basketball | Rosters announced for 2017 UK Legends Game

08/21/2017 10:44 AM

On Monday, the University of Kentucky released the rosters for this year’s UK Legends Game at Rupp Arena on August 25. Twenty players are expected to suit up for the annual event. Blue Team Coach: Chip Rupp Heshimu Evans Cliff Hawkins Shagari Alleyne Andre Riddick Jon Hood Jeff Sheppard Dale Brown Kyle Macy Kenny Walker Goose Givens White Team Coach: Joe B. Hall Julius Mays Jarrod Polson Bobby Perry Perry Stevenson Ravi Moss Marquis Estill Lukasz Obrzut Jared Prickett Jared Carter Kevin Grevey The UK Legends Game will precede the UK Alumni Charity Game. However, NBA rules will not allow the university to confirm current... Read more 

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