Suspensions, Defense, and a 30-Point Performance: Kyra Elzy Era Starts off with Fireworks

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Matthew Mitchell’s retirement announcement earlier this month took everyone by surprise. The all-time winningest coach in UK Women’s Basketball history was poised for another run at an elusive Final Four. Rhyne Howard, together with a whole host of talented newcomers, was going to finally take Mitchell to

Past provided path for Elzy to succeed Mitchell at Kentucky

Kyra Elzy, right, takes over the women's basketball program and succeeds Matthew Mitchell, left, who retired because of health reasons last Thursday. (UK Athletics Photo) "I always dreamed of taking over for coach Mitchell as he rode off into the sunset. I never quite imagined it like this. That’s the funny

End of An Era

Kentucky head coach Matthew Mitchell directs players in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina during the Southeastern Conference tournament on Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt) LEXINGTON, Ky, (KT) — Matthew Mitchell has stepped down as women’s basketball coach at the