A nonprofit publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

Howard collects double-double as No. 13 UK women defeat No. 10 Arkansas 75-64 in SEC showdown

By Tim Letcher University of Kentucky Rhyne Howard scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the 13th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team beat No. 10 Arkansas 75-64 on Thursday night at Memorial Coliseum. Howard made nine of her 17 shots from the floor, including four of seven from behind the arc, and added two of three from the line for her 24 points. She added four assists and a blocked...

DePaul women hold off late UK rally, post 86-82 victory over previously unbeaten Wildcats (6-1)

KyForward staff Sonya Morris scored 23 points and converted a pair of key throws with 14 seconds remaining in the game Wednesday night as No. 24 DePaul posted an 86-82 win over No. 9 Kentucky in a women’s basketball game in Chicago. After UK’s Chasity Patterson made a jumper with 16 seconds left on the clock to cut the DePaul lead to 82-79, Morris was fouled. She hit both free throws to extend...

Four players score in double figures as No. 9 UK women post 88-54 win over Samford on Sunday

By Tim Letcher University of Kentucky Chasity Patterson scored 16 points to lead a balanced scoring effort as the ninth-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team blasted Samford 88-54 on Sunday afternoon at Memorial Coliseum. In addition to Patterson’s 16 points, Kentucky received double-figure scoring efforts from Dre’una Edwards, who had 15 points and grabbed six rebounds, Rhyne...

Jamie Vaught: UK women’s hoopster a cookie addict, loves scary movies — and excels academically

Blair Green has been a very productive member of the University of Kentucky women’s basketball program for the past two years. A versatile athlete with a high basketball IQ, Green enters her junior year with lots of promise after an outstanding sophomore year. The 6-foot guard averaged 19.2 minutes and 5.8 points while starting seven games last season with UK finishing at No. 16 in the final Associated...

Jamie Vaught: Kentucky Miss Basketball frontrunner Blair Green to follow in mother’s footsteps at UK

Blair Green is following her mother’s footsteps to Lexington. That’s where the Harlan County High School basketball star will be playing next season as she’ll be taking the hardwood floor as a freshman for coach Matthew Mitchell’s Kentucky Wildcats. Just like her current Harlan County girls’ head coach and mother, Debbie Hoskins Green, who played for UK women’s team – then called the...