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Kentucky senior Bria Goss out 4-6 weeks with broken thumb

Kentucky women’s basketball senior Bria Goss will miss four to six weeks with a broken left thumb sustained in shoot around on Sunday afternoon, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced today. Goss, a 5-foot-10 guard of Indianapolis, attempted to play in Sunday night’s game vs. Belmont with her thumb taped, but only saw three minutes in …

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Alexis Jennings SEC Freshman of the Week

Kentucky women’s basketball freshman Alexis Jennings was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week after leading the Wildcats to wins over Middle Tennessee and Belmont last week. Jennings, a 6-foot-2 forward/center, averaged 10.5 points and 6.0 rebounds off the bench in helping No. 8 Kentucky improve to 10-1 on the season. She came off …

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Photo Gallery: UK Hoops win 71-55 against Belmont

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Jennifer O’Neill named to Naismith Trophy watch list

University of Kentucky women’s basketball senior guard Jennifer O’Neill was selected to the prestigious 2014-15 Naismith Trophy preseason watch list, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Tuesday. The 50-player watch list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player performances from the previous year and expectations for …

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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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UK Hoops prepares for Louisville amid marathon of games

Kentucky has a “chance to be a really good team,” according to head coach Matthew Mitchell, if only all these darn games weren’t getting in the way of showing it. The Wildcats played their eighth game in 20 days on Wednesday, and came away with an 82-64 victory over Northern Kentucky, behind a career-high 19 …

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Makayla Epps comes up big in her “favorite game of the year”

By ASHLEY SCOBY Makayla Epps didn’t look up into the Rupp Arena crowd very often on Monday night. During most of her 28 minutes, she was hitting clutch free throws or ripping down a team-high eight rebounds against No. 8/9 Baylor. But she did notice her surroundings when she was out of her zone, and …

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Kyvi Goodin-Rogers knows her role and has mean streak Matthew Mitchell likes

By LARRY VAUGHT LEXINGTON — Senior Bria Goss still remembers the first time Kyvin Goodin-Rogers was able to get back on the court with her Kentucky teammates last summer. “We just welcomed her with open arms. We were excited to see her,” said Goss. “She is going to be really good. She plays hard in …

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