Kentucky Wildcats Women's Basketball Schedule
The Kentucky Wildcats are ready to go wild on the basketball court
this season as they play host some of the most impressive squads in women's college hoops. The Kentucky Wildcats women's basketball
team represent the University of Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference, which has been one of the most dominant conferences
in women's basketball over the years. The Wildcats are always looking to finish at or near the top of the conference standings,
but that is a feat much easier said than done. The Wildcats are coming off a 2013-14 season in which they played well, notching
26 total victories and earning the third seed in the Notre Dame Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Wildcats played well
in the tournament, making it all the way to the Sweet Sixteen where they were eventually eliminated from the Big Dance. Kentucky
is back in 2014-15 and ready to put up an even better season, and they can do that by playing well at home throughout the
entire campaign. Be there in the stands to catch all of the best home games this season.
The Wildcats know that they're
going to have to bring their best to hardwood on January 29th when they receive a visit from the Tennessee Lady Vols. Tennessee
has one of the best and most storied programs in the history of women's hoops, and they're always looking to win the National
Championship, which they have done many times. The Wildcats will have to play hard for the full contest, and they can't make
any mental errors that could cost the team. A win at Lexington Memorial Coliseum over the Vols would be huge.
will close out their home schedule this season by hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks. The Gamecocks finished atop the SEC
ranks last season, and they're sure to be a tough squad again in 2014-15. Make sure to catch this game in person, as well
as all of the home contests leading up to it.
Kentucky Wildcats Women's Basketball History
The first University
of Kentucky women's basketball team was organized in 1902. They competed for the first time on February 21, 1903. In 1924,
despite a perfect 10-0 season, the University Senate passed a bill to abolish women's basketball. According to state politicians,
"Basketball had proven to be a strenuous sport for boys and therefore was too strenuous for girls." Fifty years later women's
basketball was granted varsity status with most of the official records maintained by the university only reflect games since
that time. The Kentucky Wildcats women's basketball team have reached national rankings as high as No. 4. The team has claimed
victory at the SEC Women's Basketball Tournament once (1982). And they have been to the NCAA/AIAW Tournament Elite Eight in
1982, 2010, 2012 and 2013. They also went to the NCAA/AIAW Tournament Sweet Sixteen in 1981, 1982, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
They were crowned the Conference regular season champions in 2012.
Kentucky Wildcats Women's Basketball Experience
basketball is an experience like no other. As the teams set up for opening tip-off, the fans stand up and enthusiastically
cheer for their team. Big time shots, back-and-forth action and defensive stops are what this team is about! You can't help
but get caught up in the frenzy. Watching your team running up and down the court, with just seconds left on the clock you
hold your breath as that ball hits the net! Even after that final buzzer sounds, there is an unmistakable energy that the
fans exhibit, making it a not-to-be-missed event. You're going to want to make sure you head out to as many home games as
possible to see these exciting players showcase their skills in the court. Don't miss out on the chance to catch some first-rate
hoops action live and in person.
Kentucky Wildcats Women's Basketball Trivia
When did the Wildcats win
their only conference tournament?
The answer is back 1982, when the Wildcats ran through their conference opponents
to claim the title as SEC Champion. The Wildcats have played hard in many an SEC tournament since then, but they have been
unable to break through and win the whole thing. The Wildcats are looking to change that this season, and you can be there
to see the action unfold right before your eyes.
Kentucky Wildcats Women's Basketball Fans
some of the best student athletes in the world and cheering from the stands are their passionate fans, adding even more energy
already present on the court. Entering the home court of the Kentucky Wildcats proves just that. Memorial Coliseum has served
as the home to the Kentucky Wildcats women's team since the restoration of the program in 1974, with a seating capacity of
8,500. This electrifying team has been filling the house with their alma mater and hometown fans.