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NCAA Rules Changes for Kentucky Basketball

-+*College basketball is changing right in from of our eyes. Beginning in the 2015-16 season, the NCAA has adopted rules that will change the pace of the game and other small changes, but they’ll make big impacts. We won’t know until June 8th if the following rule changes are actually ...

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Chad Ford Tries to Find Out Dakari Johnson’s Ceiling!!

-+*Since Dakari Johnson announced he was declaring for the draft, many have questioned how much he could have improved his draft stock by returning to school. Over the past two years, Dakari has slimmed down considerably, but you could argue there’s not much he can do to improve his vertical ...

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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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Video: Drew Barker gets Sucker Punched by a Former Wildcat

-+*Former Kentucky defensive tackle Patrick Graffree, now at Eastern Kentucky University, sucker punched Kentucky quarterback Drew Barker at Telford Hall on the campus of EKU. This obviously stemmed from the bar fight that happened between EKU and Kentucky football players at Jerzee’s Bar in Richmond. Video courtesy of Kentucky.com.

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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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UK Hoops Meets Dayton in NCAA Tournament Second Round

-+*Wildcats looking for school-record fourth-straight Sweet 16 berth on Sunday LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a commanding 97-52 win over Tennessee State on Friday afternoon to open the 2015 NCAA Tournament, the 11th-ranked University of Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to carry that impressive play into Sunday’s matchup against seventh-seeded Dayton ...

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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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