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Adia Mathies thrilled to be joining Los Angeles Sparks and chasing her dream

By GARY GRAVES, AP Sports Writer A’dia Mathies didn’t start thinking about the WNBA until her Kentucky career began winding down. And when her Wildcats playing days ended, she didn’t dare think about what team might draft her. Well, Mathies’ dream came true Monday night when the Los Angeles Sparks chose her with the 10th …

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UConn women rout Kentucky, advance to Final Four

DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut is headed back to a familiar place – the Final Four. Breanna Stewart scored 21 points and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis added 17 to help top-seed UConn rout Kentucky 83-53 on Monday night and advance to a record sixth-straight national semifinal. The Huskies will face either Notre Dame …

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UConn coach praises Mitchell for job he has done making Kentucky so good so quick

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Matthew Mitchell is trying to build Kentucky into a women’s basketball power. Getting to the Final Four for the first time will be a huge step in reaching that goal. Mitchell’s team is one victory away, and Connecticut stands in the way for the second straight …

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Photo Gallery: UK women top Delaware 69-62 in NCAA tourney

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UK Hoops beats Delaware 69-62 to advance to NCAA Elite Eight

DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) –  The Kentucky Wildcats and their “40 minutes of dread” were too much for Elena Delle Donne and Delaware. Jennifer O’Neill scored 19 points and A’dia Mathies added 16 to help Kentucky hold off the Blue Hens 69-62 on Saturday in the Bridgeport regional semifinals, bringing to …

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A’dia Mathies on Final Four, Delle Donne, experience, 3-point shooting and more

A’dia Mathies, Sr., G On how much pressure she feels as a senior to get to the Final Four … “Oh, it’s not really any pressure. We’re just going to go out there and play. If we give our best effort, then we should be able to advance to the Final Four, but it’s no …

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Kentucky will try to keep Elena Delle Donne from taking control of Saturday’s game

GARY GRAVES, AP Sports Writer LEXINGTON — Kentucky’s primary goal against Delaware will be like all Blue Hens’ opponents: try to keep All-American Elena Delle Donne from taking control of the game. It’s not the first time this season the Wildcats have faced one of the sport’s best players. Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell believes his …

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A’dia Mathies finalist for State Farm Wade Trophy again this season

For the second straight season, University of Kentucky women’s basketball standout A’dia Mathies has been named one of 12 finalists for The State Farm Wade Trophy, as announced by The State Farm Wade Trophy Committee, along with the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport. The award is …

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