Why did Kentucky women’s basketball coach retire?

When Mitchell announced his unexpected departure as Kentucky head coach last Nov. 13, it was widely assumed to be for health reasons. He had suffered a subdural hematoma, a buildup of blood on the brain, as a result of tripping over a rock while on a family hiking trip in Mexico.

Why did Matthew Mitchell retire?

Coach Matthew Mitchell retired after 13 seasons with the Wildcats November 12, 2020 following months of recovery after suffering a concussion from an accident. The accident happened in March 2020 during a family vacation in Mexico.

What happened to Kentucky’s women’s basketball coach?

Kyra Elzy, a native Kentuckian, who has spent the last decade-plus building the Kentucky women’s basketball program into a national power as an assistant coach, became the eighth head coach in program history before the 2020-21 season and signed a contract to earn the title permanently through the 2025-26 season in …

Where is Matt Mitchell now?

Professional career. After going undrafted in the 2021 NBA draft, Mitchell signed with the San Antonio Spurs for Summer League. On August 2, 2021, Mitchell signed with SIG Strasbourg of the LNB Pro A.

How old are Matthew Mitchell’s children?

Mitchell is married to Jenna Ramsey Mitchell of Amelia Island, Fla., and has three daughters, Lacy Lea (Mitchell) Arant, of Starkville, Miss., 8-year-old Saylor Rose Mitchell and 5-year-old Presley Blue Mitchell.

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