The University of Kentucky women's basketball team continues its nine-game homestand Wednesday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum by taking on Nebraska-Omaha for the first time.
The Mavericks are playing their first season in NCAA Division I and will begin play in The Summit League next season.
Kentucky leads the Southeastern Conference in seven statistical categories: scoring offense (91.2), scoring margin (plus-40.5), rebounding offense (47.8), steals (18.0), turnover margin (plus-18.2), offensive rebounds (24.8) and offensive rebound percentage (.516).
Kentucky Coach Matthew Mitchell said the 14th-ranked Wildcats still have plenty to work on.
"We need to come out with a lot of energy and continue to try to improve as a defensive team," he said. "I'm looking for, hopefully, some steps forward from our post players."
With a win Wednesday, Mitchell will tie Bernadette Mattox for third place on the UK women's basketball all-time coaching victories list. Mitchell is 90-49 in his fifth season at Kentucky. Mattox won 91 games between 1995 and 2003.