KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WYMT/UK Athletics) - Former UK women's basketball great Valerie Still was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, TN. Still is recognized as one of the best to put on the Kentucky blue and white for the women's team.
Still is the leader among all Wildcats (men or women) for career scoring (2,763) and rebounding (1,525). She was a three-time consensus All-American and led the program in scoring four-straight seasons with a career average of 23.2 points. At one point during the 1981-82 season, she led the nation in both scoring and rebounding before finishing second in both categories (24.8 ppg and 14.3 rpg).
Still led the Cats to their highest national ranking (4th) in 1983 and helped UK roll up a 30-game home court win streak from 1980-82. In 1983, Still led the sixth-ranked Cats to an 80-66 upset over powerhouse Old Dominion before a record crowd of 10,622 in UK's Memorial Coliseum.