High-flying No. 16 Kentucky hosts No. 10 Miami

This will be quite a challenge for the unbeaten and 10th-ranked Miami Hurricanes. On Tuesday night, the Hurricanes (5-0) will tip off in Lexington, Ky., against the 16th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats (5-1). Kentucky is coming off an offensive explosion in a 118-82 win over Marshall on Friday night. That’s the most points scored by Kentucky under coach John Calipari, who took over in 2009 and has been criticized by some for not playing a more wide-open

Deep and ready, No. 16 Kentucky hosts Marshall

No. 16 Kentucky aims for its third straight win on Friday when it hosts Marshall in Lexington, Ky. Tre Mitchell and D.J. Wagner each scored a season-high 22 points and Antonio Reeves added 20 on his 23rd birthday in the Wildcats’ 96-88 overtime win over Saint Joseph’s on Monday. Kentucky had five players score in double figures, marking the third time that has occurred this season for coach John Calipari’s club. The Wildcats shot a

Prize games imminent, No. 10 Louisville first greets rival Kentucky

An 11-win season is within Louisville’s grasp for the first time since 2012 with a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game already clinched. While bigger accomplishments are in sight, the No. 10 Cardinals are keeping their focus tightly on their Saturday opponent as they look to halt a four-game losing skid against fierce rival Kentucky when the teams meet in Louisville, Ky. The visiting Wildcats (6-5) have dropped five of six games since

No. 17 Kentucky looks to extend hot shooting vs. St. Joseph’s

No. 17 Kentucky bounced back from its first loss of the season by shooting the lights out of the ball against Stonehill. Kentucky’s next task before a few days off for Thanksgiving is a home game against hungry Saint Joseph’s on Monday night in Lexington, Ky. The Wildcats (3-1) went 17-for-32 from the 3-point arc in a 101-67 beating of Stonehill on Friday night. It marked a new single-game record in the John Calipari era

Hurting after loss, No. 17 Kentucky faces Stonehill

No. 17 Kentucky looks to pick up the pieces against visiting Stonehill on Friday following a high-profile clash against the top-ranked team in the nation. The young Wildcats (2-1) saw a 14-point lead in the second half go by the boards before dropping an 89-84 decision to No. 1 Kansas on Tuesday. Kentucky misfired on its last eight shots from the floor to fall short in the Champions Classic in Chicago. “We’re learning,” Wildcats coach

Clemson looming, South Carolina’s postseason push chugs on vs. Kentucky

South Carolina’s quest to become bowl eligible will advance when the team hosts Kentucky in a Southeastern Conference clash on Saturday night in Columbia, S.C. The Gamecocks (4-6, 2-5) answered four straight losses with a 38-28 win over Jacksonville State on Nov. 4 and a 47-6 victory vs. Vanderbilt last Saturday. Should South Carolina beat the Wildcats (6-4, 3-4), it would set up a regular-season finale with Palmetto State rival Clemson on Nov. 25 for

Antonio Reeves, No. 17 Kentucky look to jolt No. 1 Kansas

Few people are more excited for the latest showdown between Kansas and Kentucky than Wildcats guard Antonio Reeves. The top-ranked Jayhawks and No. 17 Kentucky are facing off Tuesday night in the Champions Classic in Chicago, which is Reeves’ hometown. “I can’t wait,” Reeves said. “I am definitely looking forward to that game, just to see where we’re at. I feel like we’re going to do really big things and these freshmen are ready. I’m

No. 16 Kentucky gears up for Kansas with Texas A&M-Commerce

No. 16 Kentucky chases a more complete performance on Friday night when the Wildcats host Texas A&M-Commerce in Lexington, Ky. The Wildcats recorded a 40-point win in their season opener, but only after Kentucky overcame some anxious moments in the first half before running away with an 86-46 win over New Mexico State on Monday. Rob Dillingham scored 13 of his 17 points after halftime to lead five players in double figures for Kentucky (1-0).

No. 8 Alabama looks to continue dominance of rival Kentucky

Alabama remains in the national championship picture but badly needs to post a road win against Kentucky on Saturday in Lexington. That’s the perfect opponent for the No. 8 Crimson Tide, who have beaten the Wildcats in all seven meetings this century and stand 38-2-1 all-time against their fellow Southeastern Conference squad. Alabama (8-1, 6-0 SEC) enters its latest matchup with Kentucky (6-3, 3-3) on a roll with seven straight victories since a September loss

Kentucky carries three-game skid to Mississippi State

The bubble has burst somewhat on Kentucky’s season, but the Wildcats have found an offensive weapon with bowl eligibility just a win away. Having dropped three straight games after a 5-0 start, coach Mark Stoops will take his squad to play Mississippi State on Saturday night in a Southeastern Conference matchup at Starkville, Miss. A victory by Kentucky (5-3, 2-3 SEC) would give the school the six wins necessary for a bowl game plus snap