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The UK Women’s Basketball blog has moved

Jen Smith’s UK Women’s Basketball blog has moved. View the UK Women’s Basketball blog at http://www.kentucky.com/sports/college/kentucky-sports/uk-basketball-women/jen-smith-on-basketball/

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Makayla Epps’ suspension is completed

If everything goes as expected the next two days, Kentucky likely will have star guard Makayla Epps back for the game against Arizona State. The First Team All-Southeastern Conference player missed the opener while finishing out the terms of her … Continue reading

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Newcomers push UK to 72-39 victory in season opener

With injuries and suspensions limiting Kentucky’s available personnel in its season opener, the Cats were going to rely on newcomers. And the newcomers didn’t disappoint in No. 17 UK’s 72-39 victory over Rice on Friday night at Memorial Coliseum. True … Continue reading

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Mitchell: UK not rushing Epps’ return

Kentucky star Makayla Epps still has not been cleared to practice after suffering a concussion less than a week ago in practice. The junior, who was going to miss the opener on Friday night per the terms of her suspension for … Continue reading

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Star guard Epps has concussion

Makayla Epps, who already was going to miss the exhibition and season opener while finishing out the terms of her suspension for an off-the-court issue this spring, was not on the Kentucky bench Sunday. The junior guard and UK’s leading … Continue reading

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Rice out a month with foot injury

Kentucky sophomore Alyssa Rice will be out at least a month with a stress reaction in her right foot, Coach Matthew Mitchell confirmed on Wednesday. The month-long timeline would have the 6-foot-3 forward, who averaged 2.9 points and 2.7 rebounds a … Continue reading

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Rich becomes third player to leave UK

Another Kentucky women’s basketball player is leaving the program, this time a true freshman that had yet to play. Morgan Rich, a 5-foot-10 guard from Scottsville, will transfer, the school said on Tuesday night. Rich becomes the third player to … Continue reading

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Cats in the preseason polls

Pretty much all of the major preseason polls predict Kentucky is a top 25 team, but there are still a lot of questions about the Cats. Kentucky, which was knocked out of the second round of the NCAA Tournament last … Continue reading

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Star guard Harper asks for transfer

One of Kentucky’s leading returning players, Linnae Harper, has decided to part ways with the school, an official confirmed on Monday night. In a lengthy statement posted to her Twitter account, the 5-foot-8 guard and former McDonald’s All-American does not … Continue reading

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UK picked fifth; Epps preseason All-SEC

Several national preseason national polls have Kentucky in the top 20, but it might only be good enough to get the Cats to the middle of the road in the Southeastern Conference. The preseason media poll has Kentucky picked fifth … Continue reading

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