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UK Hoops picked to win the SEC

Yesterday it was the men’s team getting all the SEC love from the media. Today, the people who do the voting picked the UK women’s basketball team to finish No. 1 in the conference. UK Hoops received 20 of the 26 first place votes from the media panel.

A’dia Mathies was named First Team All-SEC and tabbed preseason Player of the Year. Samarie Walker received second team honors.

Coach Mitchell is getting it done.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

17 Comments for UK Hoops picked to win the SEC

  1. GoCats2
    12:18 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    Coach Mitchell gets it.

  2. CatsHoopsFan
    12:23 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    You go Gurlz!!! 🙂

  3. Dr Mantis Taboggin
    12:24 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    Who’s that guy, didn’t know Calipari had a #1 on the team?

  4. Brian
    12:25 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    Glad to see the women succeed, after years of medocricy. Maybe calipari should be the head football coach, and matt mitchell could be the offensive coordinator

  5. MemphisCat
    12:42 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    I would love to see both teams win the SEC and receive individual accolades.

    12:46 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink


  7. Grammar Police
    12:52 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    4) Sir, you have committed a spelling error in your comment. MEDOCRICY does not exist; therefore, it has been determined that you meant to type MEDIOCRITY.

  8. Austin Powers
    12:55 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    It’s a MAN BABY!

  9. tabb
    1:03 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    Proud of the KY women and look forward to seeing some games in Memorial this season. On another note, “UK Hoops” is a stupid, asexual name. I guess UK wanted to be ‘progressive’ and retire the ‘Ladykats’ title for the women’s team. Funny how that hasn’t been an issue for the ‘Lady Huskies’ or the ‘Lady Vols.’

  10. Kentuckygirl
    1:18 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    I am so proud of our Womens team and cant wait to see them play this year. Congrats to A’dia and Samarie!!!

  11. nawlij
    1:48 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    call me when mitchell actually wins something besides a “clown off” before the men’s BB madness…$1MM per year for a coach who has not been to a FF, has ever won a tournament and has only won one SEC regular season title, and whose program HEMORRAGES money is ridiculous.

  12. Badams
    1:57 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    11, go eat an ass. Mitchell has turned this team into a contender having been to the elite 8 twice being beaten by elite schools. On top of that, he won the sec last year and has been right there in the sec championship. He finally has the size to compete with elite teams and we will see that. The women never had a mcds AA until Jennifer oneil and now look how many is on there. Also, they conistantly have one of the best defensives in the country. Why don’t you go back to the 1950 or better yet, get out of your moms basement and find a girlfriend.

  13. Duke Sucks
    2:01 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    #9 Coach Demoss was the one who came up with the “hoops” moniker, so shut your title 9 holding mouth.
    #11 you are a moron. You do know that there is a team named Tennesse in our conference don’t you? MM has done a remarkable job at UK. He has earned every penny of his contract. In fact if your numbers are right, he’s making less then Joker. That needs to be fixed. Pronto.

  14. tabb
    2:11 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    13-I never said the stupid ‘hoops’ name was Mitchell’s fault, I just said it was stupid. There certainly is nothing in my post dealing with title IX. Take a pamprin, sugar.

  15. GC
    2:40 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    LOLOLOL @ # 7

  16. The anti cat
    2:41 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    John wall is back? Seriousely, MM has done a very good job with the ladycats and made them contenders. Now, if UK can hold on to him, like I hope UL keeps Jeff Walz, we have the makings of a very fierce rivaly.

  17. nawlij
    3:08 pm October 23, 2012 Permalink

    ROI Bitches…for you intellectual retards who can’t figure it out it stands for RETURN ON INVESTMENT…and Mitchell does not provide it…good coach, maybe, give him a couple years and we’ll see…but his salary for a program that LOSES $3 million per year and has won NOTHING is beyond ridiculous…