Follow along live Monday evening as Jennifer Smith and Mark Story of the Herald-Leader tweet live updates from courtside during the University of Kentucky’s women’s basketball game against Oklahoma in Memorial Coliseum.
The teams are matched up in the second round of the NCAA Tournament’s Lexington Regional. The winner moves on to the regional semifinals scheduled for Friday night in Rupp Arena. The regional finals will be held Sunday in Rupp with a berth in the NCAA Final Four at stake.
Kentucky, the No. 3 seed in the Lexington Regional, advanced to Monday’s game with an 85-31 victory over UNC-Asheville on Saturday in Memorial Coliseum. Oklahoma, the No. 6 seed, defeated Purdue 61-45 on Saturday in Lexington.
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Monday’s game (6:45 p.m. tip-off) marks the third meeting between the schools, with each team having won one previous matchup. The Sooners beat Kentucky 88-68 in the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight on March 30, 2010. The Wildcats won 92-88 in overtime on Nov. 28, 2014, in the Virgin Islands.
Monday’s game is being televised live on ESPN2 and is also available on WatchESPN.