1: The Kentucky men’s basketball team returned to the forefront in college basketball and dominated headlines in 2011. The Wildcats defeated Princeton, West Virginia, Ohio State and North Carolina to reach the Final Four for the first time since 1998.
2: Although Kentucky failed to reach the postseason in football, the Wildcats defeated Tennessee for the first time in 26 years.
3: Randall Cobb decided to skip his senior season and declared for the draft.¿Cobb was selected as the 64th pick overall in the second round by the Green Bay Packers.
5: Victoria Dunlap was the 11th player chosen overall in the WNBA¿Draft.
7: Kentucky was ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press college poll for two weeks before losing to Indiana on Dec. 10.
8: The Kentucky women’s basketball team went 25-9 last season and lost in the second round of the NCAA¿Tournament.