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January 11, 2018

UK Hoops ends eight-game losing streak with win against Florida

Karly Walker 9:31pm January 11, 2018 1/11/18 Comments Disabled

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It was a narrow, but much needed, win for UK Hoops tonight against the University of Florida. No. 24 Taylor Murray secured an early lead for the Cats, hitting seven of the eleven points Kentucky earned in the first quarter. The score at the end of the first quarter was 11-10. The second quarter started…

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UK Hoops ends losing streak with win at Florida

Drew Franklin 9:00pm January 11, 2018 1/11/18 Comments Disabled

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Finally, the UK Hoops losing streak is over. Matthew Mitchell’s women traveled down to Gainesville on Thursday to take on the Florida Gators and they will return to Lexington with a win, their first since beating Evansville on December 5. Taylor Murray was UK’s leading scorer with 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field.…

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January 7, 2018

UK Hoops Loses Eighth Game in a Row: What’s Wrong with this Team?

Savannah Patton 9:00pm January 7, 2018 1/7/18

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UK Hoops lost to UGA 56-42 today, making this their eighth consecutive loss in a row. Nope, that’s not a typo, they have lost eight games in a row. And no, we haven’t been just playing UCONN continuously, we’ve been losing to the likes of Florida Gulf Coast and Middle Tennessee. So what exactly is…

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UK Hoops loses eighth consecutive game, falls to Georgia 42-56

Maggie Davis 6:00pm January 7, 2018 1/7/18

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Matthew Mitchell said it best: “That was a tough game to watch right there.” Once again, the Cats couldn’t find a way to win. Coach Mitchell’s Wildcats struggled offensively for the full 40 minutes before finally falling to an unranked Georgia 42-56 today inside Memorial Coliseum.  Now on a eight-game losing streak, the Kentucky women’s…

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January 4, 2018

UK Hoops falls to Texas A&M 74-70

Karly Walker 10:00pm January 4, 2018 1/4/18

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UK Hoops faced off against Texas A&M today at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas, where the Cats went home with their seventh consecutive loss. TAMU won the tip and scored 2-0 early in the first quarter. TAMU managed to evade the Cats defense, scoring two threes. Kentucky put up a fight, and by the…

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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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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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