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A huge SEC win for the Cats!

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For those of Big Blue Nation that follow the Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball team, Thursday night was a special treat at Memorial Coliseum.

No. 21 Kentucky played host to No. 15 Georgia in Lexington for a popular SEC showdown. The Wildcats secured the “upset” at home by a score of 84-76, moving their regular season record to 8-3.

Kentucky’s star guard Rhyne Howard scored a game high 30 points on 12-20 shooting. She was joined by double-figure scorers Dre’una Edwards (17) and Jada Walker (15).

The Wildcats open conference play with a statement win and should rise quite a bit in the Associated Press Top 25. They improved to 8-1 at home en route to putting together their second consecutive win.

Kentucky travels to Columbia on Sunday for a matchup with the South Carolina Gamecocks before returning home to host Mississippi State next Thursday. Their remaining games for the month will be at Tennessee, home vs. Florida and Ole Miss then at Vanderbilt and LSU.

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Headlines

Wheeler doubtful for UGA, Washington TBD and Sharpe not ready - Vaught’s Views

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Ware continues to bring necessary juice off the bench - Kentucky Sports Radio

Every team needs a sparkplug.

Final 2021 PFF Grades & Snap Counts - Cats Illustrated

Which players came out on top?

Bucks will waive Cousins before Friday deadline, general manager says - ESPN

Will Boogie find a playoff team to make a run with?

Bengals’ drafting Ja’Marr Chase over bigger needs has been a home run - Yahoo!

A bold approach that has certainly paid off.

AB releases lengthy statement days after leaving Buccaneers game - ESPN

Are you buying his side of the story?

Lawrence on clown costumes: ‘I wouldn’t do that,’ but ‘I get the frustration’ - USA Today

The former college star has to be a bit concerned about his franchise.

Nets’ Irving shows early rust, finishes with 22 in debut vs. Pacers - ESPN

Another weird and dramatic sports situation takes a turn.