Three Former UK Hoops Players Sign Professional Contracts

*photo by Regina Rickert

Kastine Evans, DeNesha Stallworth and Samarie Walker will play overseas LEXINGTON, Ky. – Recent University of Kentucky women’s basketball graduates Kastine Evans, DeNesha Stallworth and Samarie Walker have signed professional contracts to continue their playing careers overseas. Evans, a native of Salam, Conn., will play for the Leicester Riders in Leicester, England and will also [...]

SEC Schedule Set for UK Hoops


Wildcats’ conference slate highlighted by eight home games, including Tennessee in late January and South Carolina on Senior Day LEXINGTON, Ky. –The Southeastern Conference announced its 14-team, 16-game women’s basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season on Thursday and Kentucky’s slate is highlighted by eight home matchups, including battles in Memorial Coliseum with Florida, Tennessee, Texas [...]

UK Hoops: Samantha Drake Decides to Forego Senior Season


Senior center suffered a torn ACL and meniscus in her left knee last season LEXINGTON, Ky. – Samantha Drake, who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in her left knee last season, has decided not to play her senior season and will instead focus on her academics and graduating in the spring. “I [...]

Photo Gallery: UK Hoops Photo Day


It was photo day for UK Hoops on Monday. Here’s a look at some of the fun behind-the-scenes. *Photos: Regina Rickert. Click to enlarge. Special thanks to UK Athletics photographers Britney Howard and Chet White , Clay Jackson and Mark Zerof. Be sure and check out their galleries.

UK Hoops Unveils 2014-15 Non-Conference Slate


Cats’ schedule highlighted by matchup with Baylor in Rupp Arena and Paradise Jam Island Tournament LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team has put together another challenging non-conference schedule in 2014-15, which features seven home games, including a matchup with Baylor in Rupp Arena, road games at Duke and Louisville, and a [...]

Former WNBA Star Tamika Williams Joins UK Hoops Staff


The two-time NCAA champion at UConn comes to UK after success in every level of basketball LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Connecticut and Women’s Basketball National League standout, Tamika Williams, has been named an assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, head coach Matthew Mitchell announced Wednesday. Williams, 34, comes to the Commonwealth after [...]