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2-0, 1st in SEC
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5dGraham Hays

Kentucky guard Howard suspended 2 games

Kentucky interim coach Kyra Elzy suspended All-American junior guard Rhyne Howard for two games for "not upholding the standards of the program."

Wildcat coaches speak on preparation for the season (2:10)
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Elzy says switch to HC is 'emotional roller coaster' (4:32)
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17d

UK coach Mitchell retires after 13 years, 303 wins

Kentucky women's basketball coach Matthew Mitchell announced his retirement Thursday, citing "an eventful offseason'' with an injury and subsequent surgery in a release Thursday night.

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Howard, Boston top preseason All-America team

Kentucky junior Rhyne Howard is the first player from the school to be named a preseason All-American. She is joined by South Carolina sophomore Aliyah Boston and seniors Dana Evans of Louisville, Aari McDonald of Arizona and Michaela Onyenwere of UCLA.

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35dGraham Hays

UK's Howard still salty after 'disrespectful' snub

Kentucky guard Rhyne Howard, last year's SEC player of the year, called being left off the WBCA All-America team a season ago "disrespectful" and is using it as motivation heading into her junior year.

Kentucky's Green recognizes her former teacher (0:34)
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Ex-Terp Owens immediately eligible at Kentucky

The NCAA has granted center Olivia Owens immediate eligibility after her transfer to the Kentucky Wildcats from Maryland in June, Kentucky announced Thursday.

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229dGraham Hays

Kentucky adds two SEC guards through transfer

Priming for a postseason run next year, Kentucky on Wednesday added guards Robyn Benton and Jazmine Massengill, who will both transfer from SEC schools.

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243dGraham Hays

Ducks' Ionescu, Hebard among Wooden finalists

Reigning winner Sabrina Ionescu, Oregon teammate Ruthy Hebard, South Carolina's Tyasha Harris, Baylor's Lauren Cox and Kentucky's Rhyne Howard are the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, given to the sport's most outstanding player.

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Ionescu named 1st team All-American a 3rd time

Sabrina Ionescu has joined an elite group, becoming a three-time All-American. She was joined on the first team by Oregon teammate Ruthy Hebard, Baylor's Lauren Cox, Kentucky's Rhyne Howard and UConn's Megan Walker.