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2:58 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Louisville Cards Football Team Visits UConn; Basketball Team to Hang NCAA Title Banner

In college football, the Louisville Cards will try to notch their eighth win of the season Friday night at Connecticut.

U of L is aiming for a top-tier bowl bid, while the Huskies are a team in transition and are still looking for their first victory.

Connecticut fired head coach Paul Pasqualoni four games into the season, and the Huskies have lost three straight under interim coach T.J. Weist.

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Local News
3:38 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

College Football: U of L Preps for UConn; UK's Montgomery Suffers Season-Ending Injury

The University of Louisville football team returns to action Friday after a week off.

The Cards (7-1), ranked 16th in the latest coaches’ poll, travel to Connecticut to take on the 0-7 Huskies.

U of L coach Charlie Strong says he likes the way his players have bounced back from their only loss of the season, a 38-35 upset last month at the hands of Central Florida.

The defeat ended any possibility of U of L vying for a national championship, but Strong says the Cards can still position themselves for a top-tier bowl bid.

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Local News
11:28 pm
Sat November 2, 2013

College Football: UK Rolls Over Alabama State, 48-14

Jalen Whitlow ran for two touchdowns and passed for two more as Kentucky ended a five-game losing streak with a 48-14 homecoming rout of Alabama State on Saturday night.  Whitlow overcame shoulder and ankle injuries to run for an 88-yard TD on the game's second play and a 2-yard score en route to 101 yards rushing on 10 carries.

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Local News
4:51 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

U of L Fifth in AP Preseason Women's Basketball Poll

The Louisville Cardinals are ranked fifth in the Associated Press’ preseason women’s college basketball poll.

U of L made it to the NCAA title game last season, losing in the final to Connecticut.

The Huskies, who won their eighth national championship, are the unanimous top choice in the AP poll.  UConn is followed by Duke, Stanford, Tennessee and Louisville.

The Kentucky Wildcats are ranked seventh in the preseason poll.

Local News
2:17 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

College Football: UK Will Try to End Five-Game Losing Streak, Faces Alabama State

The University of Louisville football team has the weekend off.    The 7-1 Cardinals resume play next Saturday at Connecticut.

The Kentucky Wildcats are back in action Saturday night, taking on non-conference opponent Alabama State in a homecoming game.

Coach Mark Stoops’ UK team has dropped five straight games, including an especially frustrating 28-22 loss at Mississippi State last week on national television.

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Local News
5:00 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

Kentucky Tops Men's AP College Basketball Poll; U of L is Ranked Third

The Kentucky Wildcats, with the nation’s top recruiting class, are ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press' preseason Top 25 men’s college basketball poll.

It's Kentucky's third preseason No. 1 and first since 1995-96 when the Wildcats won the national championship. The other preseason No. 1 was in 1980-81.

The Wildcats finished 21-12 last season and were upset by Robert Morris in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.

Kentucky beat out Michigan State in a close vote for the top spot.

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Local News
3:27 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

College Football: Rebuilding UK Wildcats Hope to Stem Crimson Tide

The Kentucky Wildcats host the nation’s top-ranked team Saturday night, as the Alabama Crimson Tide come to Commonwealth Stadium

UK has a three-game losing streak but is coming off a better-than-expected performance last weekend at South Carolina.

First-year coach Mark Stoops says his team will have to play with more consistency to challenge the undefeated Tide.

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Local News
5:01 pm
Fri October 4, 2013

College Football: Cards Visit Temple; UK at South Carolina; IU Hosts Penn State

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In college football, the Louisville Cardinals return to action after a week off.  Number seven U of L opens conference play against the Temple Owls in Philadelphia Saturday,  with kickoff set for noon.

The Kentucky Wildcats are trying to get back on the winning track after two straight losses, but they’ll have their work cut out for them tomorrow night at South Carolina.

South Carolina is 3-1 on the season.   Coach Steve Spurrier’s team is ranked 12th in this week’s coaches’ poll.   UK is 1-2 and coming off losses to Louisville and Florida.

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Local News
10:33 pm
Sat September 28, 2013

College Football: Florida Makes It 27 Straight Over Kentucky, 24-7

Number 20 Florida beat Kentucky 24-7 Saturday in Lexington, its 27th straight college football win over UK.

The Gators outgained the Wildcats 402 to 173 in yardage to improve to 3-1 on the season.

Kentucky’s only score came on a 25 yard run during a fake field goal attempt in the first quarter. UK drops to 1-3 on the season.

The Wildcats visit South Carolina next Saturday.

The Louisville Cards and Indiana Hoosiers had the weekend off.

Local News
4:04 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

College Football: Rebuilding Wildcats Hoping to Snap 26-Game Losing Streak to Gators

The University of Kentucky football team will try to end a long losing streak to Florida when the Wildcats take on the Gators tomorrow in Lexington.

Kentucky’s last win over Florida was in November of 1986, a 10-3 victory at Commonwealth Stadium.

Last season, the Gators beat the Wildcats for the 26th straight time, a 38-0 drubbing in Gainesville.

First-year UK coach Mark Stoops says his players can use the streak as motivation if they want, but shouldn’t let it become a distraction.

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