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June 3, 2020

Kentucky WBB announces signing of Maryland transfer Olivia Owens

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky women’s basketball has officially announced the addition of Maryland transfer Olivia Owens. Owens, a former five-star prospect and one of the best centers in the nation coming out of high school in 2018, announced her decision to transfer from Maryland to Kentucky on Monday. Now, UK head coach Matthew Mitchell has introduced the…

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June 2, 2020

What the addition of Olivia Owens means to the UK Hoops program

Zack Geoghegan 9:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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Fans have been clamoring for a true center that would help shore up some of the issues that have plagued the Kentucky Women’s Basketball team over the last few seasons. On Monday, they finally received their wish – although they might just have to wait one more year to watch it play out. Olivia Owens,…

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UK WBB commit Erin Toller says Tennessee was her “dream school” before picking Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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“Dream schools” are only reflective of a dream until you wake up (or in this case: grow up). Kentucky Women’s Basketball commitment Erin Toller was enamored with the idea that she could one day help continue the legacy of the Tennessee lady Volunteers program. Despite growing up in the Lousiville area and attending Sacred Heart…

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Maryland transfer commits to Kentucky WBB

Jack Pilgrim 1:30pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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Matthew Mitchell has picked up yet another talented prospect on the transfer market. Monday afternoon, Maryland transfer Olivia Owens announced her commitment to the University of Kentucky after two seasons in College Park, MD. “I trust the next chapter because I know the author,” Owens announced on Twitter. I trust the next chapter because I…

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May 28, 2020

UK Hoops set to face Kansas State for 2020 SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm May 28, 2020 5/28/20 Comments Disabled

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The 2020-21 schedule is beginning to take shape. On Thursday, it was announced that the Kentucky Women’s Basketball program will face off against the Kansas State Wildcats on the road this coming season as a part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. It will mark the first-ever meeting between the two schools. Wildcats vs. Wildcats Who…

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May 24, 2020

Four-star point guard Jada Walker is UK Hoops’ first 2021 commitment

Zack Geoghegan 1:00pm May 24, 2020 5/24/20

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Matthew Mitchell has landed his first commitment for the class of 2021 and it comes in the form of a four-star point guard. Jada Walker, a 5-foot-6 guard from Richmond, VA, made her choice to attend college at the University of Kentucky, delivering the announcement via social media on Saturday evening. Go wildcats !!!??? @KentuckyWBB…

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May 20, 2020

BREAKING: NCAA approves voluntary athletic activities starting in June

Jack Pilgrim 3:51pm May 20, 2020 5/20/20

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The NCAA has taken a major first step forward in potentially getting college sports rolling once again. This afternoon, the NCAA Division I Council voted to approve voluntary athletic activities in football, men’s basketball, and women’s basketball beginning in June, lifting the moratorium scheduled to go through May 31. According to the report – broken…

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May 17, 2020

This trio of Tennessee hoopers is bringing its winning ways to Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm May 17, 2020 5/17/20

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Jazmine Massengill’s decision to transfer away from Tennessee in order to suit up for the Kentucky Wildcats came as a shock to her one-time high school teammate. Massengill had just finished up her sophomore season for the Lady Volunteers, the program that current Kentucky commit Treasure Hunt described as Massengill’s “dream school.” Hunt and Massengill…

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May 16, 2020

NCAA voting next week to allow on-campus activities starting June 1

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm May 16, 2020 5/16/20

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Wednesday is a significant day for those hoping to see college football return to action this fall. According to a report by Sports Illustrated, the NCAA Division I Council is set to vote next week on lifting the nation-wide moratorium on on-campus summer activities, allowing for student-athletes to return to campus as soon as June…

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May 15, 2020

Former UK commit Lindsey Duvall announces transfer to NKU

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm May 15, 2020 5/15/20

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Lindsey Duvall has traveled all across the Bluegrass State playing basketball and she’s found another local destination. The former 2017 Miss Kentucky Basketball winner announced that she would be transferring away from the University of Louisville in order to attend Northern Kentucky University. Duvall made the announcement on her Instagram.   View this post on…

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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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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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