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Wildcats expecting another close encounter against struggling Vandy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Mark Stoops has been pleased with his team’s response coming off a disappointing 17-13 loss to Tennessee and saw no signs of a letdown going into Saturday’s contest at Vanderbilt. "I really feel that coming off a tough loss they had their focus early in the week,”

Keion Brooks appreciative of consistent criticism from Calipari

LEXINGTON, Ky.— Keion Brooks is used to receiving constructive criticism from his father and that’s why he’s not taking John Calipari’s rants personally. “If he’s not yelling at me like that, he probably doesn’t care about me so I appreciate him coaching me hard and staying on me at all times,” Brooks said.

Hagans Hurting, Calipari hopes Break will Give team Chance to Heal

LEXINGTON, Ky. — John Calipari is already making adjustments to his practice schedule and hopes the five-day break will give his team a chance to get healthy. “I’ve had to change practice because we're practicing with seven and eight guys,” he said following a stunning 67-64 loss to Evansville Monday night.

McCarty Returns Home, Directs Purple Aces To Stunning Upset Over Cats

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A week after Kentucky beat the No. 1 team, the Wildcats lost as the top-ranked team. Kentucky’s stay atop the Top 25 will last less than a week after the Wildcats dropped a stunning 67-64 decision to Evansville Tuesday night, ending the school’s 52-game winning streak against non-conference,

Cats Embrace Top Ranking, Welcome Former Standout McCarty To Rupp

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Immanuel Quickley wasn’t surprised when Kentucky climbed to the top of the polls Monday. “We haven’t been No. 1 that long,” he said with a smile. “I think it’s been like 20 minutes. Still kind of getting adjusted. But I think we’ll have a good mindset. Coach does

Cats Come Up Few Yards Short In Crushing Loss To Volunteers

LEXINGTON, Ky.— Kentucky’s path to the postseason took a hit with a 17-13 loss to Tennessee Saturday night. The Wildcats (4-5, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) have to win two of their last three games to reach the postseason for a fourth straight season. The Volunteers (5-5. 3-3) continued their recent surge by

Confident Cats ‘Locked-in’ Going Into Home Opener Against E. Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Nate Sestina wasn’t surprised by Tyrese Maxey’s performance at Madison Square Garden earlier this week. “Tyrese is a big-time player,” he said. “The dude is a big-time shot-maker and everything that he does, he does well and he does it with a smile on his face that’s