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December 31, 2017

UK Hoops falls to No. 7 Tennessee after Wildcats “couldn’t come back” from early deficit

Maggie Davis 3:00pm December 31, 2017 12/31/17

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The women’s basketball team is not leaving 2017 on a high note. The Wildcats were defeated by the No. 7 Tennessee Volunteers 63-49 in their SEC opener. Their record is now 8-7 on the season. Kentucky lagged behind the Lady Vols early, and they were never able to fully recover. In the first quarter, the…

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December 21, 2017

UK Hoops drops fourth straight game (that’s not good)

Drew Franklin 3:00pm December 21, 2017 12/21/17

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Things are not going well for the Kentucky women’s basketball program these days. Today the Cats dropped a home afternoon contest to No. 24 California, 62-52, which makes four straight losses in the month of December. Jen Smith noted that it had been 15 years since UK Hoops lost four straight games to non-conference opponents.…

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December 17, 2017

Three Takeaways from Kentucky’s Tough Loss to Louisville

Maggie Davis 8:00pm December 17, 2017 12/17/17

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Despite second-half improvements by the Wildcats, Kentucky could not overcome Louisville’s dominating lead, and UK fell to their in-state rivals 87-53 inside Memorial Coliseum. The unranked Wildcats’ loss to No. 3 Louisville drops their record to 8-4 on the season. For Savannah’s immediate game recap notes, click here. Otherwise, fill yourself in on the top…

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UK Hoops Falls to Louisville

Savannah Patton 5:01pm December 17, 2017 12/17/17

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UK Hoops falls to No. 3 Louisville 87-63, making this their third loss in a row. It was the first time Louisville has beaten the Cats at home since 2007. Here’s a quick summary of how it went down. It was a beating from the beginning, Louisville held the lead the whole time. Cards star…

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December 14, 2017

Erik Daniels, Gerald Fitch, Makayla Epps will graduate tomorrow

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm December 14, 2017 12/14/17

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Tomorrow is graduation day at UK and 35 current and former student-athletes will take part in the festivities at Rupp Arena. Erik Daniels, Gerald Fitch, and Makayla Epps are three of the six Wildcats — all of whom were All-Southeastern Conference honorees and played professionally — who returned to UK and completed degrees: Erik Daniels…

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December 10, 2017

UK Hoops falls on the road against Miami 65-54

Karly Walker 8:00pm December 10, 2017 12/10/17

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It was another tough loss for UK Hoops today, when they took on the University of Miami at the Watsco Center. The Cats were off to a slow start offensively but still managed to end the first quarter with a slight lead, up 18-14. Kentucky maintained this lead into the second quarter until guards Taylor…

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December 8, 2017

UK Hoops loses to Florida Gulf Coast University 70-64

Karly Walker 9:50pm December 8, 2017 12/8/17

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UK Hoops suffered their second loss of the season 70-64 on Friday against Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Meyers, Florida. UK Hoops held a small lead in the beginning of the game, but FGCU ended the first quarter with a 14-4 run to grab a four-point lead. The score at the end of the…

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December 5, 2017

A Few Leftovers From UK Hoops’ Blow Out

Savannah Patton 10:15pm December 5, 2017 12/5/17 Comments Disabled

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It was another big win here in Memorial as UK Hoops demolished the Evansville Purple Aces 100-62. Yup, that’s right your Cats scored 100 points tonight. It was a fun game for those in blue, for those in purple? A bloodbath. Maggie’s got a game recap for you here and as usual, I’ve got your…

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UK Hoops Crushes Evansville Purple Aces, Wins 100-62

Maggie Davis 9:45pm December 5, 2017 12/5/17 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky women’s basketball team never trailed in tonight’s matchup, defeating the Evansville Purple Aces 100-62 inside Memorial Coliseum. The No. 20 Wildcats hit triple digits for the second time this season, and they improved to 8-1 on the season. The Cats came out blazing, and the Aces were simply never able to catch up…

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December 3, 2017

Four Leftovers from a Big UK Hoops Win

Savannah Patton 8:00pm December 3, 2017 12/3/17 Comments Disabled

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UK Hoops won BIG today, beating the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles 82-54. Karly has a game recap for you here, and I’m serving you up a few leftovers right now. 1. Maci Freakin’ Morris  The girl is good. The TTU Head Coach, Kim Rosamond called her one of the best shooters in the US, and…

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February 16, 2020

GAMEDAY: UK Hoops Host No. 6 Mississippi State at 5 p.m.

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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They’ve had a week off, now it’s time to bounce back. Coming off one of the team’s worst outings of the season, the No. 18 Kentucky women’s basketball team will look to recover later on Sunday when the host the No. 6 Mississippi State Bulldogs at 5 p.m. on ESPN2. IT'S GAME DAY, FOLKS. We've…

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February 12, 2020

Rhyne Howard named finalist for nation’s top small forward award

Maggie Davis 7:30pm February 12, 2020 2/12/20 Comments Disabled

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The awards just don’t stop for one of UK’s star sophomores. Rhyne Howard has been named as a finalist for the 2020 Cheryl Miller Award. The annual award honors the top small forwards in women’s NCAA college basketball. Howard is one of 10 players on the latest list. “The players on this top-ten list are…

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February 9, 2020

RECAP: Kentucky’s Defense Nonexistent in 103-85 Loss at Arkansas

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20

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There were plenty of storylines to go around in this game, but not one that Kentucky would have expected. Despite Rhyne Howard making a surprise return to the starting lineup and a career-high 32 points from Chasity Patterson, the No. 15 Wildcats gave up triple-digits for the first time all season, falling to No. 25 Arkansas 103-85.…

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UK Hoops Fall to Arkansas, 103-85, in Howard’s Return

Zack Geoghegan 6:11pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20 Comments Disabled

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Rhyne Howard made a surprising return to the Kentucky Wildcats starting lineup against the No. 25 Arkansas Razorbacks on Sunday, but it wasn’t her scoring they were missing. Allowing the most points they’ve given up all season long, Arkansas easily handled the ‘Cats in the second half to secure a massive 103-85 win. It was…

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GAMEDAY: UK Hoops Travels to Arkansas For Ranked Matchup

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm February 9, 2020 2/9/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky’s (18-4) matchup against the No. 25 Arkansas Razorbacks (18-5) might be the most difficult challenge they’ve faced up until this point in the season. While the No. 15 ranked Lady Wildcats are 2-1 without star guard Rhyne Howard, they haven’t gone head-to-head against a team with talent like Arkansas in her absence. Howard will sit…

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February 7, 2020

Rhyne Howard Named to Dawn Staley Award Mid-Season Watch List

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm February 7, 2020 2/7/20 Comments Disabled

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I’ve officially lost count of how many award watchlists Rhyne Howard is on at this point. Earlier on Thursday, Howard was added to the Dawn Staley Award Mid-Season Watch List. She is one of 15 players to make the cut with four finalists being named in March and a winner announced the following week at the…

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Thoughts From An Important UK Hoops Win Over Alabama

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm February 7, 2020 2/7/20

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When any team loses its best player, hiccups in the offense are expected. When that player is one of the top two or three in the entire country, the only thing that is known is the unknown. Kentucky was heading into game three without Howard after the first two yielded some promising and also disappointing…

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February 6, 2020

RECAP: UK Hoops Tough Out Big Win Over Alabama, 66-62

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20 Comments Disabled

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It wasn’t easy, but the No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball team (18-4) gutted out a tough win against the Alabama Crimson Tide (13-10) by a final score of 66-62 on Thursday night in Memorial Colisuem. It was Kentucky’s third game without star guard Rhyne Howard, who is still about a week away from returning from…

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FINAL: UK Hoops Closes Out Alabama Down the Stretch

Zack Geoghegan 9:04pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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The No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball team earned a clutch win over the Alabama Crimson Tide on Thursday night in Memorial Coliseum by a final score of 66-62. The ‘Cats were led by 14 points, six rebounds, and four assists from senior Sabrina Haines, who shot 5-13 from the floor. Alabama was able to keep…

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UK Hoops Commit Treasure Hunt Named 2020 Naismith Trophy Semifinalist

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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The top commit of Kentucky’s 2020 high school recruiting class is piling up the awards in her senior season. Treasure Hunt has now been named one of 10 semifinalists for the 2020 Naismith High School Girls Trophy, which is handed out to the national player of the year in high school girls basketball. The list…

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