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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Jan. 7)

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Women's basketball
- Kentucky went 1-1 on the week with an 85-63 SEC-opening win at Alabama followed by a loss to Florida at home.
- Against the Tide, four Wildcats scored in double figures led by Jennifer O'Neill with 17 points off the bench. Azia Bishop looked impressive in her fourth starting assignment of the season, charting a season-high 16 points to go along with eight rebounds and two blocks. Kastine Evans followed with a season-high tying 15 points and Samarie Walker notched her fourth double-double of the season with 12 points and game-high 13 rebounds.
- The Cats returned home only to struggle offensively against Florida on Sunday, shooting just 35.2 percent (25-of-71) from the field and 56.7 percent (17-of-30) from the free-throw line in the 83-73 loss. It marked UK's second-lowest field goal percentage of the season and the loss snapped UK's nine-game home winning streak and its six-game winning streak vs. the Gators. O'Neill once again led the Cats in scoring with 15 points. Walker posted her second straight double-double with 10 points and a game-high 12 rebounds.
- UK will travel to South Carolina on Thursday before playing host to Missouri on Sunday.

Swimming and diving
- The Kentucky diving team competed at the Georgia Diving Invitational, Jan. 3-5 in Athens, Ga. Seniors John Fox and Greg Ferrucci, along with junior Lindsay Keahey advanced to the finals and finished in the top 12 on each event at the three-day, 14-team competition.
- Fox placed eighth on the 3-meter and ninth on the 1-meter and platform, while Keahey finished seventh on platform and 12th in the 1- and 3-meter finals. Ferrucci tallied UK's highest finish with a fifth-place showing on platform after finishing 10th on the 1-meter and 12th on the 3-meter.
- UK swimming and diving returns to action on Jan. 11 against Alabama and Arkansas in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Upcoming schedule

Wednesday, Jan. 8
Men's Basketball vs. Mississippi State - 8 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 9
Women's Basketball at South Carolina - 7 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 10
Gymnastics hosts Excite Night at the Kentucky Classic vs. Penn State, West Virginia & Ball State - 7 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 11
Swimming and Diving at Alabama, Arkansas - 11 a.m.
Men's Basketball at Vanderbilt - 3:30 p.m.
Rifle at Ohio State - All Day

Sunday, Jan. 12
Women's Basketball vs. Missouri - 5 p.m.

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