March 11, 2001 |
Jarrett Deuling scored midway through the third period to lead the Kentucky Thoroughblades to a 5-3 win over the Phantoms in an American Hockey League game in the Rupp Arena last night in Lexington, Ky. The Phantoms had just killed off 1 minute, 22 seconds of five-on-three advantage by the Thoroughblades, when Dave MacIsaac took control of the puck at the point. MacIsaac sent a wrist shot toward the net that was tipped home by Deuling for his 10th of the season to give Kentucky a 4-3 lead.
March 10, 2001 |
The Phantoms won their fifth straight game road game with a 4-2 victory over the Kentucky Thoroughblades in an AHL game in Rupp Arena last night. The Phantoms will try to sweep the six-game, 15-day road trip tonight when they face Kentucky here once again. The trip has included wins at Hershey, at Quebec twice, at Saint John, New Brunswick, and in Kentucky. The Phantoms struck first, when Steve Washburn corralled a loose puck and lifted it past Kentucky goaltender Vesa Toskala.
July 15, 1999 |
Coming off an Ivy League championship season that saw it reach the NCAA tournament, the Penn basketball team will open its 1999-2000 season with a nationally televised game Nov. 17 at Kentucky in the first round of the 14-team preseason NIT. "I'm excited," said Michael Jordan, Penn's two-time all-Ivy League guard. "It's a great way to start the season down there. I've heard it's tough to win down there. " When the Quakers take the court at 23,000-seat Rupp Arena in Lexington, it will mark the second straight year that they have opened the season against one of the stalwarts of college basketball.
December 14, 1998 |
Andy Delmore scored a shorthanded goal midway through the third period to lead the Phantoms to a 3-2 win over the Kentuckty Thoroughblades in an American Hockey League game at Rupp Arena yesterday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak by the Phantoms, who regained sole possession of first place in the Mid-Atlantic Division. Richard Park opened the scoring for the Phantoms (16-6-0-2), who also got a goal from Dave MacIssac. Delmore's goal beat Kentucky goalie Sean Gauthier with 8:26 left in the game.
December 9, 2011 |
LEXINGTON, Ky. - A'dia Mathies scored 23 points, and freshman Bria Goss added 18 as No. 10 Kentucky beat No. 6 Duke, 72-65, on Thursday night in front of the largest home crowd for a women's game in Wildcats history. Freshman Azia Bishop added 12 points as Kentucky (9-0) shook off a slow start with a second-half rally in front of 14,508 fans at Rupp Arena. Elizabeth Williams scored 17 for Duke (6-2), but the Blue Devils couldn't counter Kentucky after falling behind by 10 with just under five minutes to play.
January 10, 2005 |
Kansas is proving it doesn't need Wayne Simien to beat a quality opponent, even on the road. Playing without its standout inside player, the second-ranked Jayhawks got 28 points from the frontline of C.J. Giles, Christian Moody and Sasha Kaun yesterday in a 65-59 victory over No. 8 Kentucky. Playing its first game of the season on an opponent's home court - and in front of 24,367 fans, the second-largest crowd in Rupp Arena history - Kansas (11-0) won for the fourth straight time without Simien, a preseason All-America who is out after surgery on his left thumb.
January 21, 1997 |
On Jan. 7, Kentucky was beating Mississippi State at Rupp Arena by double digits in the second half of a game it would win by 29 points. But on several consecutive possessions, Mississippi State was able to beat the Wildcats' fullcourt pressure for layups. More than a few fans booed. Just when you figured all those great expectations had been fulfilled when Kentucky won the national title last April . . . "It hurt," senior guard Derek Anderson said. "As hard as we've worked, it shocked me, really.
January 4, 2011 |
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Back at Rupp Arena for the first time since the 2007 NCAA Tournament, Penn's men's basketball team looked to open 2011 with a monumental upset of the No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats. And for the first 15 minutes of the game last night, the Quakers appeared capable of just that, but they couldn't hold on to a double-digit lead, losing, 86-62. Penn (5-6) stayed ahead of Kentucky for all but 1 minute of the first half, as senior Tyler Bernardini put on a lights-out three-point performance.
January 13, 1999 |
In a physical, low-scoring game, it was Tennessee's three-point shooting that gave the Volunteers their first win at Kentucky in a generation. Tennessee scored just four baskets in the last 12 minutes last night, but all four were threes - the last two of them by Brandon Wharton - as the Volunteers upset the Wildcats, 47-46. "I just let it go," Wharton said of the game-winner, a 20-footer from the top of the key with 1:08 remaining. When the horn sounded, with Kentucky struggling to get a shot off from under the basket, the Volunteers players rushed the floor in celebration.