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Makayla Epps Suspended for Alcohol Related Arrest

*+-UK Hoops All SEC point guard MaKayla Epps has been suspended by Coach Matthew Mitchell for an alcohol related arrest which happened in early April around her hometown of Lebanon, Kentucky. Mitchell spoke about the incident and the repercussions today in a media availability. “One of our current players as ...

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UK Hoops to Participate in Expanded SEC/Big XII Challenge

*+-Wildcats to play Oklahoma and Baylor in 2016/2017 LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team in conjunction with the Southeastern Conference announced its participation and matchups in the 2016 and 2017 SEC/Big XII Challenge to be held on campus sites. The challenge will now expand to 10 ...

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Photo Gallery: Bittersweet Weekend for UK Hoops

*+-It was a bittersweet weekend for UK Hoops. After a fun 97-52 win over Tennessee State on Friday afternoon, the Cats fell to Dayton in the Second Round on Sunday. The loss was especially difficult for the seniors, seeing their Kentucky careers come to a close. Here’s a look back ...

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Video: Kentucky Falls to Dayton

*+-Despite getting 29 points out of sophomore sensation Makayla Epps, Kentucky’s tournament run ended with a 99-94 loss to Dayton in the Second Round. Epps scored 22 of her 29 points in the second half. Senior guard Jennifer O’Neill recorded her 29th double-figure scoring game of the season, including 10th ...

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Final Box Score: Kentucky 97, Tennessee State 52

*+-The Cats had six players in double-figures, including a team-high 16 from Linnae Harper, who finished with a double-double (16/10). UK Hoops will play Dayton on Sunday for a spot in Albany at 2:30 p.m. ET. The game will be carried by ESPN2. Here’s the final box score from Kentucky’s ...

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UK Hoops: Epps, O’Neill Earn AP All-SEC Honors

*+-LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball players Makayla Epps and Jennifer O’Neill were honored by The Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon as Epps was named to the All-SEC First Team, while O’Neill was Honorable Mention. Epps becomes the first UK player to be named to the first team ...

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Photo Gallery: UK Hoops Selection Show Party

*+-UK Hoops invited fans and media in to share in the NCAA Selection Show experience. The Cats provided the meal while fans provided the atmosphere, waving metallic pompoms and cheering when Kentucky’s name was called. Coach Mitchell credited an extremely difficult schedule for the Wildcats grabbing a somewhat surprising No. ...

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*+-  Kentucky will play host to the First and Second Rounds in Memorial Coliseum March 20-22 LEXINGTON, Ky. – Single-session tickets for the 2015 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournament First and Second Rounds to be held in historic Memorial Coliseum on March 20 and March 22 in Lexington, Ky., ...

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Video: Matthew Mitchell/UKHoops React to No. 2 Seed

*+-UK Hoops invited fans in to watch tonight’s Selection Show with the team. The event quickly turned into a celebration at the announcement the Cats captured a No. 2 seed. Kentucky will host the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Tournament at Memorial Coliseum. Hear what Matthew Mitchell had ...

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