Women's Basketball

12  Jelleah Sidney
Jelleah Sidney


Queens Village, N.Y.

High School:
Saint Michael Academy

Last College:
Chipola JC





UK Hoops Returns to Action Sunday at Missouri

Wildcats look for third straight win over Tigers


Epps Leads Hoops in 62-56 Win Over Florida

Epps scores 20 in first start at point; Harper adds 16 and nine rebounds


Kentucky-Syracuse Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 64, Syracuse 59


Kentucky-Wright State Postgame Notes

Kentucky 106, Wright State 60


Kentucky-Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

Kentucky 65, Vanderbilt 63


Hoops at LSU, 011815

Hoops falls to LSU 84-79 on Sunday, January 18, 2015, at Pete Maravich Assembly Center.


Hoops vs. Florida, 011515

UK Hoops beat Florida 62-56 on Thursday, January 15, 2015, in Lexington's Memorial Coliseum.


Hoops vs. Morehead State, 111914

Hoops defeats Morehead State 91-62 on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at Lexington's Memorial Coliseum.


Hoops vs. Pikeville, 110614

UK Hoops defeats Pikeville 141-63 on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at Lexington's Memorial Coliseum.


Hoops vs. Baylor, NCAAT, 032914

Hoops falls to Baylor in the Sweet 16 at the Purcell Pavillion at the Joyce Center on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

Jelleah SidneyGeneral
Very strong and tenacious post player ... Saw action in all 35 of UK's in her second season as a Wildcat ... Transferred to Kentucky after one season at Chipola Junior College, where she led the team in scoring (11.8 ppg) and was second on the squad in rebounds (8.3 rpg) and steals (2.0 spg) ... Chose UK over Syracuse ... Majoring in social work ... Was high school teammates with current Wildcat, Jennifer O'Neill at now defunct St. Michael Academy in New York City.

2013-14 (Junior)
Played in all 35 games for UK, while making two starting assignments... Averaged 3.1 points and 3.0 rebounds per game... Tied for second on the team in steals with 41 despite averaging just 10.6 minutes per game... Third on the team in blocks with 25... Finished with six points, eight rebounds and a career-high tying three assists vs. Wright State (3/22)... Came off the bench and played a career-high tying 20 minutes at Texas A&M (2/23) en route to seven points, seven rebounds, three steals and two blocks... Made her first career start vs. Arkansas (1/26) and finished with five points, four boards and two blocks... Recorded a career-high nine rebounds and three blocks in 16 minutes of action vs. ETSU (12/15)... Scored a career-best nine points vs. Bradley (11/27/13) in 11 minutes of action... Charted a career-high four steals vs. Lipscomb (11/21/13).

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Appeared in 22 of UK's 36 games ... Despite averaging just 1.7 points, 0.9 rebounds and 4.0 minutes per game prior to the NCAA Tournament, she became a key post player off the bench for the Wildcats ... Saw action in all four tournament games, averaging 2.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 13.8 minutes per game ... Played a career-high 20 minutes in UK's Sweet 16 victory over Delaware ... Grabbed a personal-best four rebounds and played terrific defense against the Blue Hens' All-American Elena Delle Donne ... Saw 55 minutes of action in three NCAA Tournament games after playing a total of 72 minutes throughout the entire regular season ... Scored five points and knocked down a triple in the Elite Eight game vs. top-seeded UConn ... Scored four points and grabbed three rebounds in the Wildcats' second round NCAA Tournament vicory over Dayton (3/26) ... Scored a career-high six points twice during non-conference play (USC Upstate and Alcorn State).

2011-12 (Freshman) (Chipola Junior College)
Led the Lady Indians in scoring with 11.8 points per game ... Team's second-leading rebounder with 8.3 rebounds per game ... Grabbed 46 steals, ranking second on the team in steals per game with 2.0 ... Named to the 2012 Women's Basketball Coaches' All-Panhandle Conference First Team.

High School
Spent her prep career at now defunct St. Michael Academy in New York City, N.Y., where she was teammates with current Wildcat Jennifer O'Neill ... Led St. Michael Academy to a Class AA state championship title and a 24-3 overall record in her junior season ... In the spring of 2009, she competed with her club team, Exodus, in Russia, where the team played a pair of matches against the U-17 Russian national team ... Rated as one of the nation's top 100 high school players by Blue Star Basketball, All-Star Girls Report and Collegiate Girl's Basketball Report.

The Cats' Cause
Volunteered to pack and deliver food for God's Pantry BackPack program ... Southern Hills 5K celebrity race starter ... Volunteered to pack bags for the Joplin, Mo., tornado victims ... Serves as a mentor at a Day Treatment Center for children.

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