It wasn’t expected that Kentucky would get any commitments during Big Blue Madness, but the women’s basketball team got a pleasant surprise as Jaycee Coe, a talented shooting guard from Jackson county, Tennessee. had several other high-level schools who offered scholarships including Georgia, Louisville, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, and Vanderbilt. Coe has helped lead to the Class A championship game while averaging 13 points and 6.5 rebounds per game.
She had high praise for UK and was proud to become a wildcat:
I’m just so blessed to have this opportunity. Kentucky has always been my dream school, and to get to play there is 10 times better. Coach Mitchell is such a great motivational coach, and he just pushes his players to be the best they can be. I feel like he can really help me when I get there.
The UK women’s soccer team knocked off the Georgia Bulldogs 1-0 for the first time since 1999 to earn an SEC weekend road sweep for the first time under head coach Jon Lipsitz.
The volleyball team dominated in a 3-0 (25-11, 25-22, 25-19) sweep of Texas A&M on Sunday.
In some unfortunate news, the Cavaliers waived former UK guard Kelenna Azubuike.
Coach Calipari announced the first Helmet Dunk Award Winner, and it’s Willie Cauley-Stein for his dunk on Noel at Big Blue madness:
And to relive one of the more memorable moments of Big Blue Madness, here is Willie Cauley Stein’s posterization of Nerlens Noel