The Herald-Leader sat down with Mitch Barnhart on Thursday to discuss the ongoing situations within women’s basketball. Here is what the UK athletics director had to say about the direction of the program, the departures and Matthew Mitchell.
Kentucky Wildcats TV posted a video of John Calipari in mid-workout Thursday, sweating up a storm on an elliptical machine, with a promise of weight training to come. He said he started the regimen a week ago.
Former Kentucky basketball star Ed Davender was at University of Kentucky Hospital on Wednesday after suffering a severe heart attack. Former teammate Kenny Walker asked fans to keep Davender in their thoughts as teammates and friends kept vigil at his bedside.
The University of Kentucky tuned up for a big Southeastern Conference series at Auburn this weekend by besting Miami (Ohio) 11-1 on Wednesday night to complete a sweep of two rain-shortened midweek baseball games.
University of Kentucky women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell spoke with the Lexington Herald-Leader on Wednesday morning about the season-long spate of player and coach departures that have plagued the program and led to doubts about incoming recruits.
Former University of Kentucky star DeAndre Liggins had a double-double and the Sioux Falls Skyforce rolled to a 91-63 victory against the Los Angeles D-Fenders in the deciding Game 3 of the NBA D-League’s championship series on Wednesday night.
Junior JaVon Shelby righted his recent hitting woes with a solo home run and sophomore right-handed pitcher Zach Streker picked up his third win of the season as the No. 22 Kentucky baseball team beat Dayton 4-3 in a marathon game Tuesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
While there are still some things that Kentucky’s athletics director would like to see fixed within the women’s basketball program, Mitch Barnhart said he’s confident in Matthew Mitchell and the direction the program is going.
In a 40-minute sitdown interview with the Herald-Leader that will be posted later, Coach Matthew Mitchell confirmed that the third and final member of his assistant coaching staff is parting ways with Kentucky.