Women's Basketball

25  Bra'Shey Ali
Bra'Shey Ali


Plainfield, N.J.

High School:
Nazareth Regional




UK Hoops Adds JUCO Transfer Jelleah Sidney

Former St. Michael Academy standout will have three years of eligibility remaining


Kentucky-Louisville Postgame Notes

Kentucky 74, Louisville 54


Kentucky-Coker College Postgame Notes

Kentucky 86, Coker College 44


2011-12 Hoops Season Highlights

2011-12 Hoops Season Highlights


Hoops arrives in Kingston, prepares for Gonzaga

UK Hoops arrives in Kingston, R.I. and prepares for their next game against Gonzaga.


UK Hoops: SEC Champions

UK Hoops: SEC Champions


Hoops Highlights vs. Arkansas

Mathies' 21 Leads Kentucky to 84-72 Win Over Arkansas; Mathies scores 21 and adds six assists; Bishop adds 11 points, eight rebounds in only 10 minutes


Hoops Highlights vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Cats Cruise Past Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Goss, Snowden rack up 19 points each


Hoops vs. Florida, SECT, 030212

Hoops Rallies, Holds Off Florida in SEC Quarters; Mathies leads Kentucky with 24 points, 21 in the second half


Hoops vs. Florida, 012212

Hoops Uses Second Half Surge to Upend Florida; Evans leads charge in second half with 10 points


Hoops vs. Louisville, 120411

Mathies' Big Night Pushes UK Past Louisville 74-54; Mathies scores 20 as UK shoots 10-for-19 from 3-point range


Hoops vs. Mississippi Valley State, 112711

Hoops Uses Balanced Attack to Down Devilettes; Seven Cats reach double digits as UK forces 36 turnovers


WBB vs. Jacksonville State, 111511

Kentucky Cruises Past Jacksonville State; five Cats reach double digits

casual photoGeneral
A combination guard/forward who can play along the perimeter and inside the paint ... Because of her length, she can block shots on the defensive end, but also is known for her ability to shoot the ball ... Committed to Kentucky over West Virginia, Louisville and Rutgers ... Major is undergraduate studies.

2011-12 (Freshman)
Scored four points and grabbed three boards at Mississippi State ... Scored two points, grabbed two boards and blocked a shot in five minutes of play at Alabama ... Scored four points on 2-2 shooting and grabbed two rebounds at Tennessee while playing an SEC-high 13 minutes ... Played her first SEC game vs. Ole Miss, grabbing five boards, blocking one shot and getting a steal in eight minutes ... Did not dress for seven games due to a violation of team rules ... Made the most of her minutes against No. 10 Louisville, going 2-2 from the field, scoring four points and registering one steal ... Has made her last five field goal attempts ... Had the best game of her young career against Mississippi Valley State, shooting a perfect 3-3 from the field while recording career highs in points (7), rebounds (4), assists (1), blocks (3) and minutes played (15) ... Played eight minutes against Sam Houston State, blocking one shot and grabbing one rebound ... Had three rebounds and two points in five minutes of action vs. Jacksonville State ... Pulled down one rebound at Morehead State in five minutes of action.

High School
Ranked as the No. 19 ranked forward by the Blue Star Basketball recruiting service ... Averaged 12.0 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game during her senior season ... Helped lead Nazareth Regional High School to the CHSAA Class AA state championship and the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions title ... Trailing with less than 10 seconds to play Ali hit a crucial game-tying layup against St. Anthony's in the semifinals to help propel the Lady Kingsmen to the championship game ... Nazareth finished the 2010-11 season with a 29-3 record ... First three seasons of high school were played at the now defunct St. Michael Academy in Manhattan, N.Y., where she was teammates with current UK point guard Jennifer O'Neill (Bronx, N.Y.) ... The duo helped lead St. Michael's to a state championship title in 2008-09.

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