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Friday Quickies: Rhyne Howards pushes Cats past 17th-ranked Georgia

The women picked up a major road win over the Bulldogs.

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NCAA Womens Basketball: Kentucky at Georgia Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball team just picked up a major road win as regular-season play winds down.

Junior guard Rhyne Howard scored 27 points to carry the 19th-ranked Cats past No. 17 Georgia 62-58 on Thursday at Stegeman Coliseum.

Howard, who continues to move up in the Kentucky record books, now has 1,532 career points, ranking 10th all-time in scoring in program history. She needs just 24 more points to tie Sara Potts for ninth all-time.

Kentucky, who improves to 16-6 overall and 9-5 in SEC play, got 15 points from Chasity Patterson, while Tatyana Wyatt had 11 points and six boards.

Up next, Kentucky plays Sunday vs. Ole Miss in the regular-season finale at Memorial Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 12 pm ET on the SEC Network.

Here are some highlights from their huge win in Athens.

Tweet of the Day

No words needed.


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I think many of us can agree here.

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Could Wilson really end up with the Cowboys?

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What will this year’s unit look like?

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Who will blink first?

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Is anyone actually excited about this?

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Some team is about to get an absolute star.

CI’s Mock UK Football Draft: Rounds 1-5 - Cats Illustrated

Where will last year’s departures land in the draft?

Sources: Free agent J.J. Watt has offers from multiple NFL teams - ESPN

Is anyone else starting to think there’s too much hype behind J.J. Watt?