Kentucky Women’s Hoops adds game vs. Indiana; Belmont game moved to 4 p.m.

Kentucky tips of their season on Nov. 25 vs. Murray State

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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.

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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+

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com