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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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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 21, 2020

UK Hoops’ Rhyne Howard Could Be America’s Best Player in 2021

Alex Weber 3:00pm June 21, 2020 6/21/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky’s best basketball player since Anthony Davis is entering her junior season. Coming off a consensus first-team All-American selection as a sophomore, 6-foot-2 superstar wing Rhyne Howard enters her third season as perhaps the most accomplished and exciting women’s player in the nation. And her peers are all leaving. As mentioned, Howard was a sweeping…

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June 8, 2020

Mitchell: We need to look at racism in this country in a deep way and not dismiss it

Drew Franklin 5:30pm June 8, 2020 6/8/20

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Matthew Mitchell was back in his spot as KSR’s guest host Monday morning, as is tradition each summer, but this time circumstances were a little different. Yes, Coach Mitchell wanted to host the show to tease Ryan Lemond and play Kelly Clarkson and brag on his UK women’s basketball program, but he couldn’t do that…

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Matthew Mitchell reveals plans for UK WBB’s return, reflects on last season

Drew Franklin 1:56pm June 8, 2020 6/8/20

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UK women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell made his annual special guest host appearance on Kentucky Sports Radio radio Monday morning, and in doing so he revealed tentative plans for his program’s return to campus. According to Mitchell, Kentucky’s 2020-21 preseason will be limited to virtual interaction through June and July with hopes for his…

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Monday Morning Headlines: Football is back, Matthew Mitchell is too

Drew Franklin 9:00am June 8, 2020 6/8/20

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Unlike last Monday and many of the shelter-at-home Mondays before that, we have some actual news for you to consume on this Monday morning before you begin your work week. It’s a big day for UK Athletics and a big day for Kentucky Sports Radio radio, following a newsy basketball recruiting weekend you’ll need to…

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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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April 26, 2020

KeKe McKinney is the “X-Factor” for Next Season’s UK Hoops Squad

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm April 26, 2020 4/26/20

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There is still a very good chance that the Kentucky Women’s Basketball team will begin next season with a top 5 ranking in the country. Depending on what happens with a potential upcoming vote by the NCAA that would allow immediate, one-time transfers for any four-year student-athlete, Matthew Mitchell’s roster might be able to go…

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April 24, 2020

Top 5 Games From Kentucky WBB’s 2019-20 Season

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm April 24, 2020 4/24/20 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky Women’s Basketball team saw far more ups than they did downs in the 2019-20 season. The ladies posted a 22-8 record, made it to the semifinals of the SEC Tournament, and featured the best player in the league. They were a lethal outside shooting team with intimating defensive pressure. Head coach Matthew Mitchell…

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April 21, 2020

Rhyne Howard Should be the 2020-21 Preseason Player of the Year

Zack Geoghegan 6:15pm April 21, 2020 4/21/20 Comments Disabled

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Even though the 2020-21 college basketball season is still an unknown, there is one thing we all know for sure: Rhyne Howard is going to be the best player in women’s college basketball – whenever that may be – and it isn’t going to be close. On Monday, Graham Hays of espnW put out a list…

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