(Photo Credit Victoria Graff)
For University of Kentucky basketball teams, there are definitely players who have been fan favorites over the years. Makayla Epps and Maci Morris come immediately to mind. Come to think of it, there’s nothing that draws out more vocal support from BBN than being a home-state hero
(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Prior to today, the UK Women’s basketball team was riding high. Coming off one of their most impressive wins of the year on the road against Georgia last Thursday, all the Cats (16-7, 9-6 SEC) had to do was put away a Mississippi squad that had only
The Kentucky Women’s basketball team got back on the winning track with an 80 –73 win over the Vanderbilt Commodores. The Wildcats (10 – 3, 3 – 2 SEC), having lost two straight games in a brutal four-game SEC grind against top-15 ranked opponents, were hoping for a much-deserved bit
(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Matthew Mitchell’s retirement announcement earlier this month took everyone by surprise. The all-time winningest coach in UK Women’s Basketball history was poised for another run at an elusive Final Four. Rhyne Howard, together with a whole host of talented newcomers, was going to finally take Mitchell to
Kyra Elzy, right, takes over the women's basketball program and succeeds Matthew Mitchell, left, who retired because of health reasons last Thursday. (UK Athletics Photo)
"I always dreamed of taking over for coach Mitchell as he rode off into the sunset. I never quite imagined it like this. That’s the funny
If the only two things Matthew Mitchell had ever done during his time as Kentucky women's basketball coach was dance at Big Blue Madness and do a hilarious weekly coach's show it would've still been a memorable tenure. Now it goes without saying that if those were the only two
By LARRY VAUGHT
Normally a new Division I head basketball coach does not inherit a roster loaded with experience and/or talent much less a national player of the year.
Kyra Elzy knows how fortunate she is to have all that now that she is taking over the Kentucky women’s basketball program after
By Jordan Brown
The Kentucky Men’s Basketball team is not the only team on campus making waves with players being recognized as some of the best in the country. Rhyne Howard, a member of the Women’s Basketball team, was named to the Cheryle Miller Award Preseason Watch List Wednesday. Head coach
By LARRY VAUGHT
All she did last season was have one of the most incredible seasons in Kentucky women’s basketball history.
She averaged 24.3 points per game — second best nationally — along with 6.5 rebounds. She made 3.1 3-pointers per game, a top 10 mark nationally, and hit a school-record 84
By KEITH TAYLOR
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is recovering following brain surgery.
Mitchell recently had surgery to remove a subdural hematoma after blood was found on his brain approximately two weeks ago. Mitchell’s wife Jenna Mitchell said he fell and suffered a concussion nearly four months ago