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September 28, 2020

Kentucky WBB ranked in top 15 of ESPN preseason rankings

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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While the Kentucky men’s basketball team is garnering all of the attention as a title contender heading into the 2020-21 season, Matthew Mitchell and the UK women’s basketball team are deserving of their individual accolades and preseason hype, as well. Following a 22-8 season in 2019-20 and led by First-Team All American Rhyne Howard, the…

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September 25, 2020

Kentucky WBB extends offers to two more players from class of 2022

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm September 25, 2020 9/25/20

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Matthew Mitchell continues to stock up his database for future recruits. The Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball team has extended a couple of scholarship offers to two prospects from the high school class of 2022: Saniah Tyler and Kiersten Johnson. Tyler is a 5-foot-6 guard from Florissant, MO who is ranked as the nation’s 50th best…

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September 22, 2020

Sabrina Haines talks life in Serbia and the UK Hoops’ Social Justice March

Zack Geoghegan 7:15pm September 22, 2020 9/22/20 Comments Disabled

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In a world that is changing faster than ever before, one thing has stayed the same for Sabrina Haines: basketball is still basketball. Even though she now lives over 6,000 miles away from her home in Arizona, basketball hasn’t changed for the one-time Kentucky Women’s Basketball hooper. Although her living situation might be different, Haines’…

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September 16, 2020

Women’s basketball leading “hands-on” fight for unity, hard conversations and empathy in the age of social media

Maggie Davis 10:00pm September 16, 2020 9/16/20

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The Kentucky women’s basketball team took a stand on Wednesday, and they aren’t done yet. Their day consisted of a social justice march across campus in the morning, followed by a unity fair and a (virtual) press conference with the media in the afternoon. Sights and sounds from the march included chants, posters, prayers and…

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LOOK: Kentucky Women’s Basketball players lead social justice march, unity fair

Maggie Davis 3:00pm September 16, 2020 9/16/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky women’s basketball program is standing together in the fight against racial injustice, and they aren’t alone. The team led a “Social Justice March” on Wednesday morning, followed by a “Unity Fair” later that afternoon. Coaches and student athletes from several other teams joined the action, including UK’s volleyball team, men’s and women’s soccer…

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September 15, 2020

WATCH: Kentucky WBB releases “We the people” social justice video

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm September 15, 2020 9/15/20 Comments Disabled

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“We the people…” The entirety of the Kentucky Women’s Basketball roster made an important statement on Monday night: they’re going to use their platform to speak up for those who can’t. In a minute-long video released over social media, each student-athlete from the UK Hoops team took turns quickly addressing the multitude of different issues…

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September 11, 2020

Kentucky WBB planning to host Social Justice March and Unity Fair

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm September 11, 2020 9/11/20

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Members of the Kentucky Women’s Basketball Team are using their platform to stand up for what they believe in. On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the UK Hoops team will host a Social Justice March and Unity Fair on Kentucky’s campus in order to raise awareness regarding police brutality, mental health conversations, the importance of voting, and…

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September 8, 2020

Kentucky WBB recruiting roundup: Class of 2022

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm September 8, 2020 9/8/20

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On the first day of September, the recruiting world opened up for the Kentucky Women’s Basketball staff as they became free to reach out to members of the class of 2022. The staff wasted little time getting to work, having already extended a couple of scholarship offers since last Tuesday. It’s been over a month…

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August 24, 2020

Former UK Hoops guard Sabrina Haines signs pro deal in Serbia

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm August 24, 2020 8/24/20

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COVID-19 ripped away her senior season, but Sabrina Haines still has plans to continue playing basketball. Haines, who was a redshirt senior shooting guard on the 2019-20 Kentucky Women’s Basketball team, announced earlier on Monday that she has signed her first professional contract and will head to Serbia in the next two days. Signed my…

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August 11, 2020

UK Hoops finishes top 20 in national attendance for 11th consecutive season

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm August 11, 2020 8/11/20 Comments Disabled

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If you’re someone who spends a good chunk of your basketball season sitting inside Memorial Coliseum, what I’m about to say won’t shock you. For the 11th consecutive season, the Kentucky Women’s Basketball team has finished in the top 20 for national attendance with an average fan attendance of 4,756. It was also the 11th…

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June 25, 2017

UK Hoops helps build a home for Habitat for Humanity

Kindsey Bernhard 11:00am June 25, 2017 6/25/17 Comments Disabled

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What did you do on Saturday? The Kentucky women’s basketball team spent time volunteering for Habitat for Humanity. This summer is a great time for college sports teams to do some good. With only workouts going on, teams have a lot of free time to give back to the community. The UK Hoops’ team used their…

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June 23, 2017

NBA and WNBA 2017 Draft nights historic for both Kentucky programs

Haley Simpson 7:45pm June 23, 2017 6/23/17 Comments Disabled

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Since the beginning of the Calipari era, the NBA Draft night has become like an added holiday for Kentucky fans. It always seems like the draft is historic in some way for men’s side of the table, but this year they weren’t the only ones. For the women’s basketball program, center Evelyn Akhator became the…

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May 28, 2017

UK Hoops’ assistant coach signs contract extension

Kindsey Bernhard 11:00am May 28, 2017 5/28/17

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Matthew Mitchell announced on Thursday that Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Lin Dunn signed a contract extension for the 2017-18 season. “I am thrilled that Lin is returning for another year,” Mitchell said. “The contributions she has and will continue to make in our program are immense. Like all of us, Lin is focused on…

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May 13, 2017

Makayla Epps makes 2017 Chicago Sky roster

Kindsey Bernhard 6:00pm May 13, 2017 5/13/17 Comments Disabled

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Makayla Epps is officially a member of the Chicago Sky. Epps is one of three rookies to make the roster for the 2017 season opener. Epps was picked 33rd overall by the Sky in the third round of the WNBA Draft in April. She will continue to wear the #25. Epps begins her WNBA career tomorrow against the…

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April 13, 2017

Looking ahead to tonight’s WBNA draft

Haley Simpson 6:30pm April 13, 2017 4/13/17

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Tonight, two dreams will become a reality in New York. After seeing their season end too soon, Makayla Epps and Evelyn Akhator are looking to become the WBNA’s next stars following tonight’s draft. Both players are poised to go in the second round according to DraftSite.com with each round only having 12 picks. Epps is projected…

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March 31, 2017

Makayla Epps’ and Evelyn Akhator’s possible positions in WNBA draft

Maggie Davis 8:00pm March 31, 2017 3/31/17

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With all the talk of the men’s team’s season ending and countless conversations about which (if any) of this year’s starters will return (cough, cough: probably none of them), Kentucky’s women’s team often gets overlooked. After a season that went better than expected after last year’s mass exodus, the Wildcats (22-11) ended their run with a…

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March 19, 2017

UK Hoops Falls to Ohio State

Savannah Patton 2:00pm March 19, 2017 3/19/17

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We now interrupt your Kentucky vs Wichita State pregame prep to bring you some very important UK Hoops coverage: UK Hoops lost to Ohio State82-68  and was knocked out of the tournament today. Once again, it was another impressive game for seniors Makayla Epps and Evelyn Akhator. Epps had 21 points including shooting six in…

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March 17, 2017

UK Hoops beats Belmont in First Round Game

Savannah Patton 3:30pm March 17, 2017 3/17/17

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UK HOOPS IS MOVING ON TO THE SECOND ROUND. The #4 seed beat 13-seeded Belmont today in a close 73-70 game. It was a tough game in Memorial for the Cats, but the home court advantage helped. You could feel the electricity in Memorial throughout the whole game. Yeah, it’s definitely March in Kentucky. “Playing…

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UK Hoops wins and advances

Drew Franklin 2:08pm March 17, 2017 3/17/17

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Kentucky’s women’s basketball team won its first-rounder today in Lexington, defeating Belmont in one that was much closer than Big Blue Nation anticipated. Belmont had the ball down three with three seconds to go, but the Wildcats escaped with the narrow 73-70 victory. The Wildcats will host the second-round game on Sunday against the No.…

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