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Free Throws Help Marquette Beat Kentucky

Golden Eagles win first tournament game since 2003 Final Four run

(Newser) - Jerel McNeal did most of the work and Wesley Matthews sealed the deal as Marquette defeated Kentucky 74-66 today in the first round the NCAA Tournament, reports the AP. McNeal had 20 points and Matthews hit eight free throws in the final 31 seconds to put the Wildcats away. More »

Clemson Shocks No. 7 Duke in ACC Semis

Illinois continues surprise run, Georgia beats Kentucky in OT

(Newser) - Clemson had lost 22 straight to No. 7 Duke and hadn't reached a conference tournament final in 46 years, but none of that matters now, as the Tigers beat the Blue Devils 78-74 in the ACC semifinals today, reports the Associated Press. Clemson, which was led by Trevor Booker's 18... More »

No. 1 Tennessee Squeaks by Pesky Kentucky

Visiting Wildcats play tough despite missing stud frosh Patterson

(Newser) - Top-ranked Tennessee played host to an inspired and shorthanded Kentucky team, edging the Wildcats, 63-60, and moving closer to its first regular season title in the Southeastern Conference in 41 years. There were several second-half lead changes before UT forged ahead late thanks to the play of Tyler Smith, who... More »

Hansbrough, Heels Stave Off Virginia

Vanderbilt rocks Kentucky, Louisville cruises past DePaul

(Newser) - It took a baby hook from Tyler Hansbrough with only seconds left in regulation for No.5 North Carolina to escape the determined Cavaliers last night, 75-74. Hansbrough finished with 27, and the Tar Heels survived another nail biter following Sunday's double OT victory over Clemson. Virginia have lost ten... More »

Kentucky Shocks No. 3 Tennessee 72-66

Badgers gnaw Wolverines, Bulldogs chomp Bluejays

(Newser) - Billy Gillispie got perhaps his biggest win so far as the first-year coach of Kentucky, stunning No. 3 Tennessee in a signature 72-66 win. The high-scoring Volunteers were held to just 39% shooting from the field—7 of 26 from long range—and the Wildcats' ball-control offense ensured a manageable... More »

No. 1 UNC Blasts Rival NC State

Kentucky upsets No. 13 Vanderbilt, No. 11 Texas A&M cruises

(Newser) - No. 1 North Carolina matched its fastest start since 1997-98 with a 93-62 blowout of North Carolina State Saturday, reports the Associated Press. The Tar Heels are 17-0 after scoring 25 straight points in the first half against the Wolfpack. Deon Thompson and Ty Lawson led NC with 16 points... More »

Seminoles Face the Music

Cheating scandal leaves Florida short

(Newser) - Kentucky won a second straight Music City Bowl yesterday, beating the Seminoles 35-28 and handing coach Bobby Bowden his first December bowl loss. Andre Woodson threw four TD passes against a severely depleted Seminoles defense. Florida State was playing three dozen players short due to injuries and suspensions stemming from... More »

Auburn Grills Clemson in Chick-Fil-A Bowl 23-20

Oklahoma also grabs win in late bowl action

(Newser) - Auburn's rookie signal-caller Kodi Burns made the most of limited touches in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl, throwing for one touchdown and running for another—the game-winner in overtime—to deny Clemson its first 10-win season since 1990. "He'll go in as No. 1," said coach Tommy Tuberville of Burns,... More »

Kentucky Embarrassed at Rupp

Loses to Gardner-Webb 84-68

(Newser) - A small North Carolina school of 4,000 students, lead by walk-on Grayson Flittner, who only tried out for the team at a girlfriend's prompting, stunned Kentucky last night 84-68, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. The Bulldogs pulled ahead 14-0 to start the game, and never relinquished the lead, as the... More »

Gillispie Era Begins With Win

Kentucky defeats Central Arkansas 67-40

(Newser) - Billie Gillispie began his career as Kentucky coach the best way possible: with a win. The Wildcats defeated Central Arkansas 67-40.  Walk-on Mark Coury recorded his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds while senior Joe Crawford poured in 20 points.  More »

2-Loss Florida Wins to Stay Atop SEC East

LSU, still the only 1-loss SEC team, keeps BCS hopes alive with last-second victory

(Newser) - The Southeastern Conference no longer has any undefeated teams, and with big upsets coming thick and fast this college football season, twice-beaten schools like Florida may have a real chance at a national title. The Gators beat Kentucky 45-37 last night to join a three-way tie of 3-2 teams leading... More »

No. 1 LSU Goes Down in 3rd OT

(Newser) - The Kentucky Wildcats trailed for much of last night's game before upsetting top-ranked Louisiana State in triple overtime, reports the Lexington Herald-Leader. The underdogs quickly dug their way out of a 27-14 hole late in the third quarter with Andre Woodson's touchdown pass and two field goals nailed by streaky... More »

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