Monthly Archives: November 2013

Cats sign 6-foot-6 junior college player

Kentucky confirmed on Thursday night that it has added Ivana Jakubcova of Slovakia to its signing class. The 6-foot-6 junior college player is the Cats’ first international player since Melissa Langelier of Quebec, Canada. Jakubcova is averaging 7.6 points and … Continue reading

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Kentucky senior Drake out for season

Kentucky forward Samantha Drake will miss the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a torn meniscus in her left knee. The senior from Bardstown injured her knee battling for a rebound in the final seconds … Continue reading

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Kentucky starts holiday service project

Kentucky is starting a service project and encouraging fans at the next two home games (vs. Lipscomb on Thursday and vs. Bradley on Nov. 27) to bring unused toiletry items travel size or regular size (tooth brush, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s game at Middle Tennessee to be televised

Kentucky’s game on Sunday at Middle Tennessee State has been picked up for television by the student media at the school and will be carried live on the CW in Lexington. The pickup by television moved the tip back to … Continue reading

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Parking could be tough for UK home opener

Kentucky has two early games this season, including a home opener against Georgia Southern on Wednesday at 11 a.m. UK sports information already has issued a release encouraging those without a valid UK parking pass to park at the K-Overflow … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s Mitchell ponders starting five

After Friday morning’s practice, Matthew Mitchell said his likely starting lineup for Sunday’s exhibition game will look a lot like the Cats’ starting lineup at the end of last season, including forwards DeNesha Stallworth and Samarie Walker, fellow senior Kastine … Continue reading

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Goodin-Rogers receiving ‘ongoing evaluation’

Freshman forward Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, who will miss this season after a pulmonary embolism was discovered early this week, is being treated with blood thinners for at least the next six months, a UK spokesman said. The former Marion County standout … Continue reading

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My preseason Associated Press ballot

In the world of full disclosure, I’m a voter in the Associated Press poll this season. I’ll be posting my ballots each Sunday. Just thought some of you might be interested. Here’s my pre-season ballot: 1. Connecticut 2. Duke 3. … Continue reading

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Kentucky is No. 7 in first poll, will face eight top 25 teams

Kentucky started last pre-season ranked No. 6 in the nation, the school’s highest rating ever, and it will start in a similar position this season, coming in at No. 7 in the Associated Press poll released on Friday. UK was … Continue reading

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Kentucky assistant AD Figgs steps down

Kentucky’s Ukari Figgs, an assistant athletics director for women’s basketball, is leaving the program to accept a private sector job. In a release, the school said the Miss Basketball from Scott County is taking a position as an assembly engineering … Continue reading

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