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Janee Thompson will miss rest of season with broken fibular

Kentucky women’s basketball starting point guard Janee Thompson suffered a dislocated left ankle which resulted in a broken fibular against top-ranked South Carolina on Sunday in Columbia, S.C., and will miss the remainder of the season. Surgery is schedule for Monday morning at the UK Hospital in Lexington, Ky. Thompson, a 5-foot-7 junior, sustained the …

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UK Hoops point guard Janee Thompson named SEC Player of the Week

Kentucky women’s basketball junior point guard Janee Thompson was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week after leading the Wildcats to wins over Northern Kentucky and No. 7 Louisville last week. Thompson averaged a team-high tying 13.5 points and 4.5 steals in UK’s undefeated week but was the star in UK’s win at No. …

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Kentucky head coach Matthew Mitchell: No more “Mr. Nice Guy”

By ASHLEY SCOBY It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish. But it might be a little about how you start, too. Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell took that mindset into Sunday’s game against Arkansas, after his team dropped a stunner to unranked Alabama last Thursday. Mitchell switched up the starting lineup …

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Postgame notes from UK Hoops’ 133-130 win over Baylor

Final Score: No. 5/6 Kentucky – 133, No. 9/9 Baylor – 130 (4 OT) Team Records and Series Notes UK improved to 9-0 on the season, giving the Wildcats their first 9-0 start since 2009-10 and second time in the Matthew Mitchell era. The Wildcats’ extended their winning streak to nine games, tying the seventh-longest …

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Matthew Mitchell on what it is like to have backcourt with five McDonald’s All-Americans

Mitchell: “Well, I have found this: They don’t teach much defense at the McDonald’s game. They’re not working very hard on the defensive end of the floor, so some of the McDonald’s all‑Americans have a bit of an adjustment period when they get to Kentucky from that respect. “What I love about our entire team …

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Mathies leads Kentucky women to victory that ties Mitchell for most wins at UK

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A’Dia Mathies scored 20 points and No. 10 Kentucky routed Mississippi 90-65 as Wildcats coach Matthew Mitchell tied the school record for victories. Kentucky (24-4, 12-3 SEC) dominated Ole Miss (9-19, 2-13) the Lady Rebels on the boards and turned a 57-38 advantage into 21 second-chance points. Janee Thompson added 11 …

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Freshman guard Janee Thompson leads Kentucky comeback win over Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Janee Thompson scored all 13 of her points in the second half, including a 3-pointer with 8.4 seconds left, to lift No. 9 Kentucky to a 48-47 comeback victory over No. 6 Louisville Sunday night. The freshman guard finished with 13 points and scored the final six for the Wildcats (6-1), …

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