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March 22, 2020

Reminder to Vote For Rhyne Howard as Player of the Year

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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It’s been a few days since we’ve mentioned it, so we might as well bring it up again. It is your CIVIC DUTY to vote for Rhyne Howard in both of her player of the year award nominations. The SEC Player of the Year is trying to add to her sophomore year collection with both…

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How Jaida Roper’s “6-foot-8 mentality” changed Kentucky Women’s Basketball

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm March 22, 2020 3/22/20

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The mental aspect of sports has always been a tricky and touchy subject. Lately, the topic has become much less taboo, but one that is still being discussed with far more questions than answers. The more it’s talked about, the more solutions will follow. Part of the issue is finding the right people that can…

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March 20, 2020

Sophomore Rhyne Howard Was One of the Best in Kentucky WBB History

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm March 20, 2020 3/20/20

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Just one game into her collegiate career, you could tell there was something different about Rhyne Howard – something special. The native of Cleveland, TN posted a modest 15 points in her freshman debut back in November of 2018 against Alabama State, adding six rebounds, three assists, three blocks, and two steals to her stat line…

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Rhyne Howard Named One of Four Finalists For Naismith Trophy

Zack Geoghegan 11:30am March 20, 2020 3/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Another day, another impressive feat in her young college career. Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball guard Rhyne Howard has been nominated as one of the four finalists to receive the 2020 Citizen Naismith Trophy, awarded each season to the most outstanding player across the country. ?????. ??? Citizen #Naismith2020 Collegiate Player of the Year Finalist.https://t.co/ItCVaPI3Hm THAT'S THE…

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March 19, 2020

Rhyne Howard becomes first AP First-Team All-American in UK WBB history

Jack Pilgrim 12:27pm March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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Kentucky women’s basketball superstar Rhyne Howard is officially the first player in program history to earn AP First-Team All-America honors. In an announcement that came this afternoon from the Associated Press, Howard was named a First-Team All-American during the 2019-20 season, making her the first Wildcat to earn AP First-Team honors in school history. The…

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March 17, 2020

Kentucky Women’s Team Finishes 16th in Final AP Poll

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm March 17, 2020 3/17/20 Comments Disabled

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The Associated Press released its final Top 25 of the women’s basketball season today, and your University of Wildcats came in at No. 16. After a 22-8 season, Matthew Mitchell’s Wildcats are one of five SEC teams in the the poll, along with No. 1 South Carolina, No. 9 Mississippi State, No. 18 Texas A&M,…

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March 15, 2020

Vote for Rhyne Howard as the Nation’s Top Small Forward

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 15, 2020 3/15/20

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Her season might be over, but the awards are only starting to roll in. Kentucky guard (or is she a forward now?) and SEC Player of the Year Rhyne Howard is one of five finalists nominated for the Cheryl Miller Award, handed out to the nation’s top small forward. And it is up to YOU…

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March 13, 2020

Maci Morris has returned from Italy safe and sound

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm March 13, 2020 3/13/20

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Finally, some good news: Maci Morris has returned home from Italy. The former Kentucky Women’s Basketball star plays for USE Scotti Empoli, but her season was cut short due to the coronavirus outbreak that is crippling the country. This morning, she tweeted that she is back in Bell County and quarantining herself until further notice.…

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March 10, 2020

Kentucky WBB Projected as a Five or Six Seed in NCAA Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 10, 2020 3/10/20

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Kentucky won’t know their draw for the 2020 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament until the Selection Show on Monday, March, 16th but we have a pretty good idea of where they’re going to land. While ESPN’s Bracketology differs a bit from two other outlets, there is a common trend: the ladies will likely land as either…

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Treasure Hunt Named to Two High School All-American Teams

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm March 10, 2020 3/10/20

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The prize out of the Kentucky women’s basketball 2020 recruiting class continues to stockpile the awards in her senior season. Wildcat commit and a 6-foot-2 wing player, Treasure Hunt, has been named an honorable mention to the 2020 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association High School Coaches’ All-American team while also making the third team for 2020…

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April 6, 2020

Matthew Mitchell Assures the Big Blue Nation He’s Not Leaving Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 1:30pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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A head coaching vacancy at his alma mater provoked some rumors, but he quickly shut them down – Matthew Mitchell is determined to stay in Lexington. On Sunday afternoon, it was announced that Mississippi State women’s basketball head coach, Vic Schaefer, had accepted a job offer to lead the Texas Longhorns women’s program. Immediately, all…

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April 3, 2020

Rhyne Howard Unjustly Snubbed From WBCA First-Team All-American List

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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I’m going to call this what it is: complete disrespect. Kentucky Women’s Basketball guard Rhyne Howard has stockpiled more awards from the 2019-20 season than you can count on one hand; SEC Player of the Year, First-Team All-SEC, First-Team All-SEC Defense, First-Team All-American courtesy of the AP and USBWA, one of four finalists for the Naismith…

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April 2, 2020

Rhyne Howard named WBCA All-America Honorable Mention

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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The accolades continue to pile up for Kentucky women’s basketball superstar Rhyne Howard. After being named a finalist for the Wooden Award, Citizen Naismith Trophy, Ann Meyers Drysdale Award and Cheryl Miller Award, along with earning first-team All-America honors by the Associated Press, United States Basketball Writers Association and the Wooden Award, the Women’s Basketball Coaches…

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March 31, 2020

Rhyne Howard is Recruiting a Former Five-Star Tennessee Transfer

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20 Comments Disabled

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Rhyne Howard is worth 100 times more than her scholarship says. Not only did she score the second-most points in the nation and win SEC Player of the Year this past season, now she’s out on the virtual recruiting trail. The Kentucky sophomore guard was on Instagram calling for a “reunion” between herself, incoming five-star…

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WATCH: Kentucky WBB’s 2019-20 Season Highlights

Zack Geoghegan 7:30pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20 Comments Disabled

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It was a special season that came to an abrupt end for the 2019-20 edition of the Kentucky Women’s Basketball program. The Wildcats produced the SEC Player of the Year, the SEC Sixth Woman of the Year, a top-20 national ranking throughout the season, and five graduating seniors. Kentucky finished with a record of 22-8…

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March 27, 2020

ESPN Simulation Predicts UK Hoops Would Have Lost in Sweet 16… to Louisville

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Hypothetical NCAA Tournament brackets are all college basketball fans have left right now, and even then, they almost always lead to disappointment. ESPN took it one step further for fans of the Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball squad. While their Bracketology expert Charlie Creme did have the ‘Cats advancing to the Sweet 16 as a six-seed,…

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Here’s What the 2020-21 UK Hoops Roster Might Look Like

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Five out, three more in. The 2020-21 edition of the Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball team is going to see some significant turnover, but with plenty of key returnees. The transfer portal is growing by the day and roster movement will become inevitable as we transition into the offseason (or whatever you’d call this dead period).…

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March 25, 2020

UKWBB Signee Treasure Hunt named Tennessee Player of the Year

Maggie Davis 9:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20 Comments Disabled

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Fans should have known Treasure Hunt is going to be a special addition to the BBN based on her name alone, but she’s continuing to back her potential up by earning another big award. The five-star guard has been tabbed the MaxPreps Tennessee Player of the Year. Hunt is ranked as a top-10 player in…

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NCAA to vote on extra eligibility for Winter/Spring Sport Athletes next week

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Will Nate Sestina get an extra year of eligibility? We’ll find out next week. According to Jeff Goodman, on Monday, the NCAA will vote on whether winter and spring athletes should receive an additional year of eligibility due to the coronavirus pandemic. The NCAA has already said it will grant relief for spring sport athletes…

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Rhyne Howard Named Regional Finalist for WBCA All-America Team

Zack Geoghegan 12:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20

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Rhyne Howard? Yes, Rhyne Howard… The Kentucky sophomore guard was tabbed to another All-American list earlier on Wednesday morning. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association has named Howard one of 10 regional finalists and one of 52 overall finalists to their All-American Team. The WBCA selection committee will announce the final 10-member team on April 2.…

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