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April 15, 2018

Could Matthew Mitchell’s Coaching Staff be Changing?

Savannah Patton 2:00pm April 15, 2018 4/15/18

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As first reported by Jen Smith at the Herald-Leader this morning, we may see some new coaching changes for the 2018-19 Women’s Basketball Season. According to a new posting on UK’s job boards, Matthew Mitchell is looking for a special assistant. Here’s the job description taken from the posting online An internal employee being considered?…

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March 14, 2018

UK Hoops is headed to Italy this summer

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:37am March 14, 2018 3/14/18 Comments Disabled

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Both Kentucky’s men’s and women’s basketball teams are eligible for foreign trips this summer, and UK Hoops will take theirs to Italy. Matthew Mitchell’s squad will spend August 4-13 in Italy, making stops in Rome, Florence, Venice, and Lake Como to play international competition. They’ll also save plenty of time for sightseeing, with planned tours of…

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March 8, 2018

UK Hoops signee wins Tennessee Miss Basketball, joins Jordan Brand Classic roster

Maggie Davis 6:30pm March 8, 2018 3/8/18 Comments Disabled

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Another future-Cat has been added to the Jordan Brand Classic roster. Five-star guard Rhyne Howard joins 23 other women from across the nation in the “showcase of the greatest male and female high school basketball players in the game today.” The girls game will tipoff April 8 at 3:30, followed by the boys game –…

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March 4, 2018

Three takeaways from a tough UK Hoops season

Maggie Davis 9:00pm March 4, 2018 3/4/18

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What a season it’s been for Matthew Mitchell and the Kentucky women’s basketball team. The No. 9 Cats upset No. 8 Alabama in the first round of the SEC Tournament Thursday, but the good fortune didn’t last. The Wildcats were eliminated from the SEC Tournament Friday, falling to an undefeated Mississippi State (31-0) 81-58. The…

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What’s Next for UK Hoops?

Maggie Davis 7:00pm March 4, 2018 3/4/18

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The SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament Championship game will be played this afternoon, while the semifinals were played Saturday night. For the first time in eight years, the Kentucky’s women’s basketball team did not make an appearance in the semifinal round. The quarterfinal loss also means the Cats will break their eight-year streak of playing in…

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March 2, 2018

Kentucky eliminated from SEC Women’s Tournament

Drew Franklin 3:18pm March 2, 2018 3/2/18

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Your University of Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball team was knocked out of the SEC Tournament on Friday, losing to second-ranked and undefeated Mississippi State in the third round. The final score was 81-58, which is pretty similar to UK’s two regular season losses to the conference’s best team. (They real good.) Taylor Murray led the…

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March 1, 2018

Quotes and Leftovers from UK Hoops’ Big Win

Savannah Patton 6:30pm March 1, 2018 3/1/18 Comments Disabled

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^Mood because day one of the Sec Tournament is complete for our Cats and they won BIG TIME!  UK Hoops beat Alabama 71-64 today in Nashville to advance to the quarterfinals against Mississippi State tomorrow afternoon.  Karly posted a game recap earlier on the site, but I’m here to bring you some post-game quotes and leftovers.…

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UK Hoops victorious against Alabama 71-64

Karly Walker 3:33pm March 1, 2018 3/1/18

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It was a slow start for UK Hoops when they took on Alabama for their opening game in the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday. The Cats started 0-of-4 from the field, but after turning up their defense, they were able to tie the game at 8-8 with…

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UK Hoops about to start SEC Tournament run

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm March 1, 2018 3/1/18

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One hour from now, UK Hoops will begin their run in the NCAA Tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Kentucky, a nine-seed, will play eight-seed Alabama at 1 p.m. ET on SEC Network. The winner will take on No. 1 Mississippi State tomorrow. Here’s the bracket: With a 14-16 record (6-10 in the SEC), Kentucky’s…

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February 25, 2018

Recapping UK Hoops’ Senior Day

Savannah Patton 3:30pm February 25, 2018 2/25/18 Comments Disabled

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Jess Hardin and Alyssa Rice took to the court at Memorial Coliseum for the last time today as the Cats lost to No 2 Mississippi State 85-63. Despite it being Senior Day, the seniors barely showed up. I was pretty disappointed with Rice’s two points and three rebounds. Jess Hardin started, as per tradition but…

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July 15, 2020

Anthony Epps joins NKU’s WBB coaching staff

Drew Franklin 10:45am July 15, 2020 7/15/20

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Anthony Epps has a new job. The former Wildcat point guard is now an assistant coach for the women’s basketball team at Northern Kentucky University. Epps joins NKU from the high school ranks where he coached the boys (and before that, the girls) at Campbellsville High School. Camryn Whitaker, head coach of the Norse (and…

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July 13, 2020

WNBA releases schedule; first game set for July 25

Maggie Davis 8:30pm July 13, 2020 7/13/20

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If you’re craving professional basketball, you’re in luck – the WNBA will begin its season several days before the NBA officially hits the court. The women’s league released their new schedule Monday, and the first tip-off is slated for July 25. There are currently three games scheduled for that day: the Seattle Storm vs. the…

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July 7, 2020

Jada Walker fits the mold of a Matthew Mitchell point guard

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20 Comments Disabled

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Matthew Mitchell knows exactly what he’s looking for when he recruits a point guard. There are a few traits, in particular, that the Kentucky Women’s Basketball head coach appears to seek out; impressive quickness, a nose for defense, and a motor that doesn’t know how to stop. Taylor Murray, Jaida Roper, and now Chasity Patterson,…

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July 1, 2020

Five-star point guard from Franklin County chooses Lady Vols over Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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They made the final cut, but Kentucky couldn’t manage to hold onto a highly-coveted in-state recruit. On Sunday afternoon five-star point guard from the class of 2021, Brooklynn Miles, announced her intentions to attend the Tennessee Volunteers Women’s Basketball program. The Richmond, KY native chose the Lady Vols over the Wildcats, along with Purdue, Miami…

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June 29, 2020

UK WBB’s Deasia Merrill to transfer

Drew Franklin 3:00pm June 29, 2020 6/29/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky women’s basketball team lost some of its help inside with the transfer of Deasia Merrill. A four-star prospect in ESPN’s Class of 2019 rankings, Merrill signed with the Wildcats out of Villa Rica, Georgia, over opportunities at Duke, Pittsburgh, Miami, NC State, Rutgers, St. John’s, Virginia, Ole Miss and Georgia Tech. However, once…

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June 28, 2020

WATCH: KSR catches up with Makayla Epps

Maggie Davis 11:00pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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Makayla Epps has always been busy, but these days are different. Her current routine may not look like her “normal” one due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but she’s staying busy and even finding time to catch up with us, Kentucky Sports Radio. She was kind enough to chat during her lunch break, so you’ll get…

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Ryle’s Maddie Scherr wins Miss Kentucky Basketball

Maggie Davis 6:08pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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Maddie Scherr has been raking in awards throughout her impressive high school basketball career. She’s already claimed most of the sport’s highest honors, and she earned one final cherry on top Sunday evening: Miss Kentucky Basketball. The Ryle High School standout was named the state’s best female hooper in a virtual ceremony, hosted by WKYT…

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June 27, 2020

Mathew Mitchell Recovering from Successful Brain Surgery

Nick Roush 4:59pm June 27, 2020 6/27/20

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Kentucky’s women’s basketball coach is recovering from brain surgery. Matthew Mitchell’s wife, Jenna, revealed in a Facebook post that her husband recently went under the knife at UK Hospital after blood was discovered on his brain. “About four months ago he fell and suffered a concussion, was not well for a couple of weeks, then…

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June 24, 2020

WATCH: KSR catches up with Maci Morris

Maggie Davis 11:00pm June 24, 2020 6/24/20 Comments Disabled

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Maci Morris has had quite an eventful few months. Earlier this year, the former Cat was playing professional basketball in Italy, where her team had qualified for the post-season playoffs. But in the span of just a few weeks, the COVID-19 outbreak overtook the country, shut down her league and (almost) left her stranded abroad.…

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June 21, 2020

FATHER’S DAY: Dad Strength, UK Legacies and Daddy-Daughter Duos

Maggie Davis 10:00pm June 21, 2020 6/21/20 Comments Disabled

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Happy Father’s Day, everyone. We’ve had plenty of great Dad-centric content on the site throughout the day Sunday (including Nick Roush’s first mistake as a parent and a collection of heartfelt messages from past, present and future Wildcats). Now, I’d like to take things one step further. Here are some of the most legendary fathers…

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