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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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