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UK Hoops Dominates in Rupp

Racing out to a 25-2 first half lead, the Cats coasted against DePaul and won 96-64. It was another powerful performance from the post players, with both DeNesha Stallworth and Samarie Walker recording double-doubles notching 17 points each and 13/10 rebounds respectively. UK has now won 26 in a row in Lexington, the third longest home winning streak in the nation. Oh and the Cats also forced 21 turnovers, just another day at the office.

Following the dismal offensive performance against Louisville on Sunday, the Cats came out shooting hot and with tons of energy early, and put the dagger in the Blue Demons from the get go. Mitchell was pleased with the focused aggression from his team, saying “It was a great team victory; everyone came in with great effort”. It was a hyped up atmosphere for UK Hoops in Rupp, as a school record 18,488 fans were in attendance. Receiving votes to be in the top 25, this isn’t a bad DePaul team, but UK made them look terrible.

The solid play of redshirt sophomore Jennifer O’Neill continued tonight as she had 13 points in only 28 minutes and gave Mitchell some more answers in terms of a solid point guard #UKbasketballproblems. Kentucky proved again they are one of the deepest teams in the nation as 12 players scored at least 2 points and they blew out a solid Blue Demons team without a monster performance from Mathies until the second half.

UK returns to Memorial Coliseum on Sunday as they face off against a very good Middle Tennessee State team at 1. The Blue Raiders beat Kentucky last season, and took Tennessee to overtime a few weeks ago. BE THERE. Oh and….tweet me @WilderTreadKSR.

Article written by Wilder Treadway

KSR Alpha Class '12 #holla

9 Comments for UK Hoops Dominates in Rupp

  1. UK Rifle >>>> WVU Rifle
    9:45 pm December 7, 2012 Permalink

    Matt Jones sighting at game.

    Was a good win but the house we really need to pack is the game on Sunday. We need it loud in Memorial because MTSU will come to play. They took the Vols to OT in KNOXVILLE and they love to upset ranked teams. MTSU beat us last year so get out the BBN in force for Sunday!

    Great win for the cats and they let them run. The gal from around here that played for DePaul got her points and was good to see here play well coming home. Thanks for the folks that turned out and keep supporting the ladies the rest of the season. We have a very good shot at a Final Four this season and with Texas A&M in conference now the competition got even tougher.

  2. cats1068
    10:01 pm December 7, 2012 Permalink

    I just got back from the game. What a great atmosphere. The team came out fired up and put them away early. My family and I had a great time it was awesome to be part of a record crowd for UK WOMEN’S basketball.

  3. HicksPickSix
    10:14 pm December 7, 2012 Permalink

    Great post, Wilder!

  4. Buckets
    10:42 pm December 7, 2012 Permalink

    New No. 5 – Haha. Hey, we all make mistakes 🙂 At least he has the ability to fix them.

  5. lot of respect for mm
    1:06 am December 8, 2012 Permalink

    Hard to think that as great as Cal has been, he might not have done the best rebuild in his own sport at UK. Cal had the UK history on his side MM had nothing but a vision and a line of bullshit to build his program! Hard to think MM had a losing record at MSU before coming to UK. You might question some of Barnhart’s hires but he sure hit gold with this hire for the ‘Lady Kats’.

  6. L
    8:15 am December 8, 2012 Permalink

    The Mens team should be respectful when My Old Kentucky Home is played after every game as the Hoops team is demonstrating.

  7. JT
    11:47 am December 8, 2012 Permalink

    Amazing phenomenon…people keep posting, yet there are still 5 comments..

  8. JVice
    12:11 pm December 8, 2012 Permalink

    6(for now) – I know. I’ve had my respectful comments deleted at least 3 times. No explanation offered.

  9. JT
    3:10 pm December 8, 2012 Permalink

    Wilder really needs to mature if he wants to continue…