LEXINGTON, Ky. – A border-rival game that has been on pause since 2006 is returning for the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team as the Wildcats have schedule a Dec. 6 meeting with Indiana inside historic Memorial Coliseum. The game will tip at 4 p.m. ET on ESPNU.
Both teams are expected to have fantastic 2020-21 seasons as the Wildcats are ranked 11th in the Associated Press Preseason Top 25, while Indiana is No. 16 in the listing. League coaches and league media picked the Hoosiers as the preseason favorites for the 2021 Big Ten Championship after finishing 24-8 last season.
This will be the 26th all-time meeting between Kentucky and Indiana in women’s basketball with the Wildcats holding a 13-12 advantage in the series. The first meeting was in 1974 and followed with the two schools meeting twice in 1976 and annually from 1978-1990. The series picked back up in 1993 and lasted five years to 1997. The last meeting was in November 2006 in Lexington. Indiana has won six straight games against the Wildcats.
Belmont Game Moved to 4 p.m. ET on SEC Network: The Southeastern Conference has announced its non-conference television selections for the upcoming season and SEC Network has picked the Kentucky-Belmont women’s basketball game on Sunday, Nov. 29 for a 4 p.m. ET tip. No other non-conference games were selected by the network. All non-conference home games will be shown on SEC Network+ unless noted otherwise. An up-to-date non-conference schedule is listed below.
Nov. 25 vs. Murray State – 1 p.m. ET – SEC Network+
Nov. 29 vs. Belmont – 4 p.m. ET – SEC Network
Dec. 3 at Kansas State – 7:30 p.m. ET – TBD
Dec. 6 vs. Indiana – 4 p.m. ET – ESPNU
Dec. 9 vs. Marshall – 7 p.m. ET – SEC Network+
Dec. 13 vs. Samford – 2 p.m. ET – SEC Network+
Dec. 16 at DePaul – 3 p.m. ET – TBD
Dec. 19 vs. Wofford – 1 p.m. ET – SEC Network+