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One of nation’s top forwards chooses Kentucky

A physical power forward with what one analyst called “a ceiling through the roof” committed to Kentucky after a recent visit. Batouly Camara, rated as one of the top 25 players in the nation by multiple recruiting services, is a … Continue reading

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New assistants competitive, even with each other

Kentucky’s assistants are as competitive in their offices and on the recruiting trail as Matthew Mitchell expects his players to be on the playing floor. He thinks that bodes well for the future. Their fire really attracted Mitchell to Adeniyi … Continue reading

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New assistant may give Cats international flair

Newest Kentucky assistant Adeniyi Amadou speaks five languages, including his native language French. His father was born in the western part of Africa. He may play a big part in expanding UK’s recruiting base globally. “At a place like Kentucky, … Continue reading

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Mitchell pledges $1 million to athletics department

Matthew Mitchell and his family live close enough to walk to places like Commonwealth Stadium and the renovated softball and soccer venues at Kentucky. The coach and his wife wanted to see this place where they’ve laid down roots continue … Continue reading

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New mom, Ohio coach ‘riding on a high’

Forgive Ohio University Coach Jodi Hermanek if this NCAA Tournament trip — just the second in school history — is all a blur. A little less than three weeks ago, Hermanek gave birth to her first child, Emma Fay Horton, … Continue reading

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Kentucky promotes Tilley to assistant AD spot

Kentucky promoted Amy Tilley to assistant athletics director for women’s basketball on Tuesday. Tilley had been serving in that capacity since the resignation of Ukari Figgs at the start of last season. “Amy stepped into this role under difficult circumstances … Continue reading

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Goodin-Rogers completed treatment, expected to play

Freshman forward Kyvin Goodin-Rogers, who missed this season after a pulmonary embolism was discovered in her lungs in October, has completed her six-month treatment and is expected to make a full recovery, UK confirmed Thursday. Goodin-Rogers tweeted on Wednesday that … Continue reading

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Mitchell hires assistant coach, recruiting coordinator

Her Twitter profile and avatar had turned Kentucky blue in the past two weeks, but it finally became official on Thursday as UK announced the hiring of Christian Stefanopoulos as the team’s new assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. Stefanopoulos, 30, … Continue reading

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UK’s Mitchell lets two assistant coaches go

Kentucky Coach Matthew Mitchell has decided not to renew the contracts of two womens’ basketball coaching assistants. Shalon Pillow, who worked with the post players and has been on staff since the 2009 season, and first-year assistant coach Jeff House … Continue reading

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UK’s Cauley-Stein hopes he can play in Final Four

INDIANAPOLIS — A piece of net tucked behind his left ear and crutches under both arms, Willie Cauley-Stein couldn’t stop smiling. After injuring his ankle in the region semifinals, Kentucky’s sophomore center didn’t get to play in the championship win … Continue reading

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