Florida swept all three meetings in 2014, winning in Lexington, in Gainesville and in the SEC Tournament. Milking the clock with crisp ball movement, Missouri was able to crack Kentucky's long and lean front line for easy baskets. UK needed overtime to outlast Ole Miss 89 to 86. [76][77], Kentucky opened the SEC portion of their schedule on January 6 at home against Ole Miss. [139][140] On December 22 Booker was named Freshman of the Week by the SEC after scoring a game-high 19 points in Kentucky's 83-44 victory over UCLA. The Harrison twins led the way. Kentucky needed its players to step up in a big game with such high stakes. [54][55] Three nights later Kentucky defeated Boston University 89 to 65 at Rupp Arena. Kentucky state volleyball tournament bracket Girls Volleyball ... 164 shares. [155], On April 9 UK held a press conference for all players that intended to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft. Down 66 to 63, Texas A&M's Kourtney Roberson made one of two free throws before a turnover by Lyles gave the Aggies the ball back with 26.9 seconds left. Cauley-Stein added 13 points and Towns 12 points with 10 rebounds as Kentucky shot 48 percent from the field. [128][129][130], On March 26 1-seeded Wisconsin defeated 2-seeded Arizona 85 to 78 for a berth to the Final Four. 2014 Herald-Leader All-City Volleyball Team ... Kentucky House forming panel to consider impeachment petition filed against Beshear Kentucky players, … [66][67] The only excitement from the game came late when Aaron Harrison made Kentucky's first 3-point basket with a few minutes remaining. Willie Cauley-Stein opted to return to school after his leg injury in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. [142] A day later Ulis was honored on the national level by being named Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Week by the USBWA following his performance against Louisville. [7], Immediately following the 2014 NCAA Tournament, the earliest predictions started being made by the media despite draft status uncertainty. Towns' short jumper with 1:33 left got the lead to seven, and Tyler Ulis and Harrison each added two free throws in the final minute for the Wildcats. Wisconsin handed Kentucky its lone loss of the season, defeating the Wildcats 71 to 64. 44,008 Teams. The semifinals and finals of the region were held in Cleveland. [90][91] On January 30 Kentucky faced off against Alabama for the second time this season at Rupp Arena, defeating the Crimson Tide 70 to 55. [149] The USBWA named Cauley-Stein a first-team All-American. Bios, history, stats, and more for the 2014 University of Kentucky Volleyball team. [92][93], On February 3 Kentucky hosted Georgia at Rupp Arena, defeating the Bulldogs 69 to 58. Florida led by nine in the first half and used a 6 to 0 run to go up 44 to 42 midway through the second half. The Mountaineers defeated the Terrapins 69 to 59 to set up a match-up against Kentucky in the Sweet 16 in Cleveland. By Courier-Journal | November 2, 2014 4:35 pm State Volleyball Bracket. The official Women's Volleyball page for the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers The rally was short-lived, and then it got worse for the Tide. The season officially began on November 14 with an 85 to 45 victory over Grand Canyon in the first game of the Cawood Ledford Classic at Rupp Arena. [60][61] After a five-day break Kentucky defeated Providence 58 to 38 at Rupp Arena. [16], Devin Booker was the third commitment in the class when he verbally committed on October 31, 2013. [148], Cauley-Stein was a consensus first-team All-American, and Towns was a consensus second-team All-American. [2] Their 38–1 record (.974 winning percentage) is the best by a team that did not finish undefeated. Games were played at Kendal G. L. Isaacs National Gymnasium in Nassau, Bahamas. This was the first ranked opponent since they defeated Louisville in late December. Kentucky had just missed on their primary target, Emmanuel Mudiay, when he committed to SMU on August 24, 2013. In the season prior, Kentucky lost 72 to 67 on this same floor only weeks before their run to the National Championship game. Kentucky defeated Kansas 72 to 40 which was Kansas' lowest number of points scored since 1962. It occurred at Rupp Arena on October 27. The Aggies rallied in the final minutes to tie it in regulation. The margin remained intact as Notre Dame's Jerian Grant missed a contested 3-pointer as time expired. Towns scored 19 points to lead six Kentucky players in double figures. 5 Kansas", "Booker's Second-Half Surge Lifts No. The team finished the regular season with a perfect 31–0 record, the best start in school history. Harrison's make extended Kentucky's 908 game streak of making at least one three-pointer. [1] Their 38 wins is tied with the 2012 Kentucky team for the most in men's Division I history. Harrison chipped in with five, and Cauley-Stein came up with a huge dunk off a missed free throw to give the Wildcats a four-point play on one possession. The Associated Press named Cauley-Stein as a first-team All-American, and Towns as a second-team All-American. [150] The NABC named Cauley-Stein a first-team All-American and Towns a second-team All-American. This was the first meeting between the two programs since the 2005 NCAA Tournament in which Kentucky won. 6 overall player by ESPN, the No. The team was led by sixth-year head coach John Calipari. Ulis started the comeback for Kentucky with a steal and basket before Booker made two fouls shots and a dunk and the Wildcats were on their way. [44], Prior to the regular season Kentucky played in a six-game series in the Bahamas from August 10 through August 17 called the Big Blue Bahamas Tour. Big Blue Madness took place on October 18. [68] Three nights later Kentucky defeated Columbia 56 to 46 at Rupp Arena. Kentucky defeated West Virginia 78 to 39, tying the largest margin of victory ever in a regional semifinal. The official 2020 Volleyball Roster for the University of Kentucky Wildcats 2014 Kentucky High School Volleyball. [35], The Southeastern Conference preseason media poll was released at the SEC Media Days in October, it predicted that Kentucky would win the championship and selected Aaron Harrison as its Player of the Year. Kentucky poured it on against an Auburn squad that lost two players in less than 24 hours. 1 in the country. The Wildcats gathered at midcourt and donned their blue T-shirts with 31-0 Not Done Yet in white. [50][51] Willie Cauley-Stein added 12 points, Dakari Johnson had 13 rebounds and 10 points and Trey Lyles had 14 points. [143], Cauley-Stein and Towns were unanimous first-team All-SEC selections by coaches and the media. Five combined 3-pointers by Vanderbilt's Riley LaChance (16 points) and Matthew Fisher-Davis (13) helped Vanderbilt pull within 58 to 54 with 2:36 left. On April 4 Kentucky and Wisconsin faced off for a berth to the National Championship game against Duke. The libero must occupy a back row floor position and is prohibited from attacking from anywhere if the ball is completely above the net at contact. At halftime Kentucky hoisted legendary player Tony Delk's #00 jersey in the rafters. [19] He is the son of the former Missouri and All-American great Melvin Booker. 2014 Kentucky High School Volleyball. 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[121][122], On March 20 8th-seeded Cincinnati and 9th-seeded Purdue squared off in the game prior to Kentucky and Hampton playing. Category Sports; Song Hometown Glory (High Contrast Remix) Artist Adele; Album Hometown Glory; Licensed to YouTube by Beggars (on behalf of XL) Following a timeout called by the Fighting Irish, he toed the line in a 66-66 game and sank two free throws to give Kentucky a 68 to 66 lead. Jewell has maintained a 3.94 GPA in the classroom. Tyler Ulis was the second commitment in the class when he verbally committed on September 13, 2013. Kentucky had a strong start that put South Carolina in a hole that steadily deepened. 6; Lyles, who was taken by the Utah Jazz at No. [78][79] After the scare Ole Miss put into Kentucky, they rebounded on January 10 at Texas A&M behind Booker's 18 points to a 70 to 64 victory in double-overtime. [82][83] On January 17 Kentucky traveled to Tuscaloosa to defeat Alabama 70 to 48. 11 overall by Scout, and the No. The Official 2014 Volleyball Roster of Kentucky Christian University . [18] He was ranked as the No. It was Calipari's fourth Final Four appearance at Kentucky. Real-time Kentucky Wildcats Volleyball Schedule on SECSports.com. tweet. [43] The Associated Press announced on October 31 that Kentucky was ranked No. Another strong freshman class helps Trinity Volleyball continue to grow. The Bulldogs were without leading scorer and rebounder Marcus Thornton, who was out due to a concussion. 44 by the Suns and traded to the Memphis Grizzlies, while Johnson went 48th overall to the Oklahoma City Thunder. In these cases, the average was taken. 20 overall by Scout, No. [156][157] Leading up to the draft Towns, Cauley-Stein, Booker and Lyles were projected as lottery picks. 30 - BUTLER , 10 a.m. 30 - … [125] The comment by Miles made ESPN's SportsCenter prior to the game and created a lot of commentary prior to the game about the Mountaineers chances against the Wildcats. 05/24/13 – Reminder Volleyball Important Dates for 2013-2014 04/15/13 – Board Approves Extension of State Volleyball Tournament 04/15/13 – Board of Control Approves Moving KHSAA Sweet 16® … 518,915 Games. It was 43 to 18 at halftime, and Kentucky poured it on against a Gamecocks squad looking to build off a five-point win over Missouri. He chose Kentucky over his Dad's alma mater and Michigan. The Razorbacks defeated Georgia in the semifinals the day prior. The team, however, would be without some of its top players from the 2013–14 team including starting power forward Julius Randle[3][4] and starting small forward James Young,[5][6] who were first-round draft choices in the 2014 NBA Draft. [152] The AP, NABC, Naismith, Sporting News also named Calipari the National Coach of the Year. 21 Arkansas 78 to 63 for the program's 28th SEC Tournament title. [159], In the draft Towns was selected No. The Mountaineers, meanwhile, were flummoxed on offense. 11 by Rivals and Scout. Andrew Harrison scored 23 points and combined with Towns for key baskets down the stretch that helped Kentucky pull away. [8] Former McDonald's All-Americans Marcus Lee[9] and Alex Poythress[10] also returned to school. Devin Booker and Aaron Harrison were second-team All-SEC selections from the coaches and the media. The Wildcats seized the tempo from the start with a quick pace that knocked the Razorbacks on their heels. In 2014, those sites were hosted by Iowa State, Louisville, Minnesota, and Washington. Both teams advanced to the Final Four in 2014, but had gone in different directions in 2015. [36][37][38] Aaron Harrison was selected by Blue Ribbon and Sports Illustrated as a Second Team All-American. 12 Florida in a thrilling matchup in Memorial Coliseum on Sunday. Center against the winner of a play-in game between Hampton and Manhattan. [50][51] Two days later on November 16 Kentucky defeated Buffalo 71 to 52 in the second game of the Cawood Ledford Classic at Rupp Arena. Find the latest videos we have for High School Boys Volleyball in Kentucky. News articles are written weekly about important High School Volleyball events in Kentucky. Volleyball State Tournament (25-10, 25-10, 25-14) Paul Laurence Dunbar: 3: vs.Owensboro Catholic (at Valley High School) 0: Volleyball State Tournament (25-23, 25-18, 25-20) Scott: 3: vs.Christian County (at Valley High School) 0: Volleyball State Tournament (25-17, 25-10, 25-7) Sunday, November 9, 2014: Mercy: 3: vs.Notre Dame (at Valley High School) 2 The Bearcats outlasted the Boilermakers 66 to 65 in overtime. The team played its home games in Lexington, Kentucky, United States for the 39th consecutive season at Rupp Arena, with a capacity of 23,500. The 2014 University of Kentucky volleyball schedule, with home games in boldface CAPS and all times Eastern (#SEC game): August: 29 - WICHITA STATE , 7. He was rated as the No. If you find an advertisement in the rotation that is viewed as inappropriate for the web site, please click on web site feedback below, and report the exact URL of the ad. Volleyball Tournament Results History. Trey Lyles (Indianapolis), Karl-Anthony Towns (Metuchen, N.J.), Devin Booker (Grand Rapids, Mich.) and Tyler Ulis (Chicago Heights, Ill.) all signed national letters of intent to play basketball at the University of Kentucky, starting in the 2014–15 season.[12]. Kentucky quickly rolled to a double-digit lead and positioned itself to blow out Alabama before settling for a 37 to 24 advantage at the break. BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Four-time All-American and WKU Volleyball legend Alyssa Cavanaugh passed away Friday morning at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. 1 in the AP and USA Today polls and with a 7–0 record. Aaron Harrison scored 23 points, Towns added 19 and the Wildcats remained unbeaten with a 68 to 61 victory over the Gators before a national television audience on ESPN's College GameDay. The Wildcats were led by 2015 Consensus All-Americans Cauley-Stein and Towns. [62][63] Kentucky finished November ranked No. [88][89] On January 29 the Wildcats again traveled to Columbia, this time to defeat Missouri 69 to 53. 1 in Associated Press Preseason Top 25", "Men's Basketball to Take 'Big Blue Bahamas' Tour", "Kentucky's Bahamas trip came at hefty cost", "Top five moments from Big Blue Madness 2014", "Kentucky Soars Over Grand Canyon to Open Season", "Lyles, Ulis Provide Second-Half Spark in 71-52 Win Over Buffalo", "Kentucky's Defense Dominant in Defeat of No. Towns was foremost among players stepping up when it mattered most. Arkansas had not trailed in this tournament, yet against Kentucky the best the Razorbacks could do was tie the game four times with the last at 19-all on a 3-pointer by Qualls with 7:59 left. With an 8 to 0 run and their defense holding Wisconsin scoreless for more than six minutes, the Cats grabbed a 60-56 lead with less than five minutes remaining. 6 Texas 63 to 51 in a Big 12/SEC Challenge game at Rupp Arena. The official Volleyball page for the University of Kentucky Wildcats [69][70] Three days later Kentucky renewed its rivalry with North Carolina at Rupp Arena, defeating the Tar Heels 84 to 70. [96][97] On February 9 traveled to Baton Rouge face LSU before another national television audience on ESPN. [17] Ulis, however, quickly rose the recruiting ranking finishing No. Foul trouble began to set in, though, with Missouri's Namon Wright and Montaque Gill-Caesar each picking up their fourth with more than 15 minutes left in the game. In November, Kentucky signed another top recruiting class. Returning were starting point guard Andrew Harrison,[7] starting shooting guard Aaron Harrison,[7] and starting center Dakari Johnson. [160] Towns became the third player (Davis and Wall) in Kentucky history taken first in the draft. Upon their return they traveled to the KFC Yum! 15 University of Kentucky volleyball team knocked off No. By the time the Razorbacks worked the ball inside against Kentucky's blue wall, they struggled to knock down shots. Lyles made two foul shots with six seconds left in the first overtime for Kentucky, and Texas A&M took its time before missing a long 3 at the buzzer. HEADLINE IF NEEDED 2014 UK VOLLEYBALL ROSTER ALPHABETICAL ROSTER No. The 2014–15 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented the University of Kentucky in the 2014–15 college basketball season. Head Coach: Bruce Dixon The big 3 came with 3:15 on the clock. The commentary by the West Virginia player only fueled the Kentucky players. Six players combined for UK's 13 assists on 24 made field goals, while more good passes helped lead to the Cats' 31 free-throw attempts, of which they hit 26. [33], Karl-Anthony Towns, among several Wildcats, was seen by prognosticators as an All-American when the preseason teams were named. The Wildcats didn't lead by double digits until early in the second half, and that 45 to 33 advantage lasted briefly as the Commodores began answering from the perimeter to stay within reach. At one point in the second half the lead swelled to 31 points. 1 in preseason USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll", "UK Ranked No. Kentucky shot just 37 percent and was outrebounded 45 to 38 yet always seemed in control because of timely baskets and rebounds that Cincinnati failed to get. sms. Kentucky looked slightly mortal for most of the first half, letting a 14-point lead evaporate to 33 to 27. The Wildcats clinched the Southeastern Conference regular-season title defeating the Razorbacks 84 to 67. [144][145] Cauley-Stein, Andrew Harrison, and Aaron Harrison were named to the 2015 SEC All-Tournament Team, and Cauley-Stein was named MVP of the tournament. [15] He was ranked as No. pin. Kentucky responded with the next six points by pounding the ball into the paint and using its significant size advantage to pull away for the win. On March 13 Kentucky met Florida for the third time of the season with the right to go to the semifinals of the SEC Tournament. After finishing as the National Runner-up in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, the expectations for this team were high. In the day prior, Florida defeated Alabama in the second round to advance to the quarterfinals. UK, meanwhile, blocked seven shots. And by the time the Wildcats had hit those free throws, their lead had swelled to 56 to 36. They shot 24.1 percent from the field for the game and at one point had made just 5-of-37 attempts. [71] Lyles got his first career start in his absence and scored 9 points. Roster is subject to change as/if players transfer or leave the program for other reasons. share. [158] Towns was projected to be the number one overall pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves. 24 Years. [123][124], On March 21 4th-seeded Maryland faced off against 5th-seeded West Virginia. Aaron Harrison scored 16 points including five 3-pointers to lift Kentucky to their first SEC win in regulation. On March 20 Kentucky played Hampton, and defeated the Pirates 79 to 56. [73] Players showed support for their injured teammate by wearing blue "Roar for 22" T-shirts during warmups. 23,770,598 Points Scored. [134][135] Cauley-Stein and Portis were two of 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award,[136] Devin Booker and Towns were named as finalists for the Wayman Tisdale Award. 1 Seed in NCAA Tournament", "Kentucky leads with the overall No. [66] Eastern Kentucky coach Jeff Neubauer proclaimed after the game that his team was "...guarded by the best defensive team in the modern era of college basketball...". [11] On April 17 Young declared himself eligible for the 2014 NBA Draft. Calipari was named SEC Coach of the Year by the coaches media. [3][4] Following Randle's announcement, on April 23 Johnson and Poythress announced they were returning to school. Towns became the sixth straight Wildcat to be named SEC Freshman of the Year (Cousins, Knight, Davis, Noel, Randle). Wright fouled out with 8:52 to go. Kentucky outlasted Cincinnati's physicality, defeating the Bearcats 64 to 51 en route to the Sweet 16. 12; and Booker, who was chosen No. Gill-Caesar joined him less than a minute later. [64][65] The game was tied at halftime until Kentucky outscored the Longhorns 18 to 2 in the first 8:40 of the second half to make it 44 to 28. Center for their first road test of the season against in-state rival No. Kentucky closed out the game from the charity stripe and finished 21 of 22 from there. Wildcats guard Aaron Harrison thwarted the Rebels' quest by scoring 26 points, including two big free throws with 1:29 remaining in overtime to put Kentucky ahead to stay. 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