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Matthew Mitchell says Makayla Epps can be “one of major factors” in SEC

By LARRY VAUGHT CHARLOTTE — Bria Goss prides herself as a team leader for Kentucky. However, she also knows that sophomore guard Makayla Epps is unique. “Makayla has a different attitude. I think she carries herself in a different way. I trust her in a lot because when she says she wants to get something …

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Matthew Mitchell and Makayla Epps both love passion of fans at Big Blue Madness campout

By UK MEDIA RELATIONS Wednesday marked the opening day for Big Blue Madness campout in Lexington, as 650 tents (as of 9 a.m. ET) have been placed around the Joe Craft Center for Saturday morning’s Big Blue Madness ticket distribution. Big Blue Madness is set for Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. ET in Rupp Arena. …

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Makayla Epps: “Accountability has really been stressed over the summer”

By UK MEDIA RELATIONS The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team had its first full team practice on Wednesday morning at the Joe Craft Center, as head coach Matthew Mitchell opened his eighth season at the helm of the Wildcats. Kentucky practiced for an hour on Wednesday morning, working on defensive intensity and efficiency as …

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UK Hoops advances to SEC Tourney finals with 68-58 win over South Carolina

By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Bria Goss scored 14 points and No. 12 Kentucky upset No. 5 South Carolina 68-58 Saturday to advance to the Southeastern Conference tournament championship game. DeNesha Stallworth and Linnae Harper each had 12 points for Kentucky (24-7), which will play Sunday in its fourth SEC …

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Photos from UK Hoops’ loss to South Carolina

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UK commit Maci Morris feels no pressure, but already working to improve

By LARRY VAUGHT When she verbally committed to Kentucky before the start of her junior season, Bell County standout Maci Morris knew she would be in for extra scrutiny wherever she played. “It has been exciting personally for me. Playing the games has not been much different. Being a commit, I know people are going to …

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Anthony Epps on his daughter, her versatility, men’s team body language and more

By LARRY VAUGHT Former University of Kentucky point guard Anthony Epps has a lot of reasons to watch the Wildcats — both the men and women — play this season. His daughter, Makayla, is a freshman at UK and is playing a variety of spots coming off the bench for Matthew Mitchell’s team after her record-setting …

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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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