LEXINGTON, Ky. — Rupp Arena has a new name. The historic venue was renamed Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center Thursday following an agreement between the Central Bank, JMI Sports and the University of Kentucky. Central Bank will pay an average of $4.1 million for the next 14 years, an agreement
Kentucky’s four-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday night in South Carolina. The 10th-ranked Wildcats suffered their first Southeastern Conference loss of the season with an 81-78 setback to South Carolina in Columbia. It was the first league victory of the season for the Gamecocks (9-7, 1-2), who rallied from
Immanuel Quickley scored 19 points to lead Kentucky to a 76-67 win over Alabama Saturday afternoon at Rupp Arena. (Victoria Graff) NO. 14 KENTUCKY 76, ALABAMA 67 LEXINGTON, Ky.— Kentucky reached a milestone and remained unbeaten in the Southeastern Conference Saturday. The No. 14 Wildcats scored six unanswered points in the final
Kentucky survived its first true road game of the year and handed Georgia its first home loss of the season in Athens Tuesday night. The 14th-ranked Wildcats (11-3, 2-0 Southeastern Conference) notched their third consecutive victory with a 78-69 win over the gritty Bulldogs. Georgia won its first eight games at
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Ashton Hagans is returning to his home state, but it’s not known whether he will even play when No. 14 Kentucky takes on Georgia Tuesday night. Hagans suffered an apparent low ankle sprain in the Wildcats’ 71-59 win over Missouri last weekend in the team’s Southeastern Conference opener.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Immanuel Quickley is comfortable shooting 3-pointers in transition and it showed in Kentucky’s 71-59 win over Missouri Saturday at Rupp Arena. “I’m very comfortable (shooting 3-pointers in transition),” said Quickley, who made four shots from long range in the team’s Southeastern Conference opener against the Tigers. “(Transition 3-pointers)