No. 6 Kentucky visit Vegas for battle with Utah

LAS VEGAS – College basketball’s all-time winningest program hits the Las Vegas Strip for two games this week tipping off on Wednesday night when Kentucky faces Utah. The No. 6-ranked Wildcats come travel west for the first time in three years boasting an 8-1 record and will face a Utes team (8-2) that owns wins…

UK HealthCare announced as presenting sponsor of Kentucky-Utah game at T-Mobile Arena

LAS VEGAS – UK HealthCare’s Markey Cancer Center will be nationally recognized when Kentucky plays Utah on December 18 at T-Mobile Arena. The seventh-annual event in Las Vegas benefits Coaches vs. Cancer, an initiative spearheaded by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (www.nabc.com) and the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org), and is managed by Lexington-based sports…

Stanford wins Greater Victoria Invitational presented by the City of Langford

VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) – Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer’s willingness to give youth a chance paid off Saturday night. Again relying on a predominantly young lineup, No. 3 Stanford won the Greater Victoria Invitational tournament championship with a 67-62 victory over No. 10 Mississippi State. “We have a very young team,” VanDerveer said. “People really…