The Men’s Basketball team wasn’t the only squad from Kentucky to open their season with a victory Tuesday night. The No. 13 Lady Wildcats opened the new campaign with a 67-44 victory over Mount St. Mary’s at Memorial Coliseum behind a 14 point performance from Rhyne Howard.

Sunday the Wildcats will play their first road game of the season as they’ll travel to Murfreesboro, Tennessee to take on Middle Tennessee State. The Blue Raiders opened their season with a victory over Eastern Carolina making Sunday a battle of 1-0 teams.

The Wildcats are 16-5 all-time agaisnt Middle Tennessee including a 72-55 victory in Lexington last season.

Thursday head coach Matthew Mitchell met with the media to preview the road trip. Hear from the coach of the Lady Cats below courtesy of The Boot Store.

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