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Dorie Harrison Out Indefinitely for Personal Health Reasons


LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball sophomore center Dorie Harrison (pictured) is out indefinitely for personal health reasons, it was announced Monday, Oct. 22..


“Dorie needs to step away from the basketball court to address her personal health. We will give her the time she needs to get healthy and she has our full support. We look forward to her return to the court. We ask everyone to respect her privacy during this time,” said UK coach Matthew Mitchell.

Harrison played in 32 games last season with eight starts, averaging 6.7 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game. The native of Nashville was named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week after scoring 15 points with five rebounds vs. Alabama and 16 points with four rebounds at Arkansas.

The 45th season of Kentucky women’s basketball is set to begin on Friday, Nov. 2 with the team’s lone scrimmage of the year vs. Lincoln Memorial at 7 p.m. ET inside Memorial Coliseum. The regular season will begin Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. vs. Alabama State in Memorial Coliseum.


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