Kentucky's Janee Thompson out for season with broken leg

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Officials, including Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell, tend to Kentucky's Janee Thompson (3) after she dislocated her ankle against South Carolina during the second half at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C., on Sunday, Jan. 11. 2015. (Tracy Glantz/The State/TNS via Getty Images)
Kentucky's Janee Thompson (3) dislocates her ankle while defending South Carolina's Khadijah Sessions (5) during the second half at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C., on Sunday, Jan. 11. 2015. (Tracy Glantz/The State/TNS via Getty Images)
Kentucky players, (l-r) Alexis Jennings and Makayla Epps leave the court after losing to South Carolina 68-60. Teammate Janee Thompson was injured during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
From left, Kentucky players, Alexis Jennings, Jennifer O'Neill, Azia Bishop, and Makayla Epps, kneeling, react after teammate Janee Thompson was injured during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina won 68-60. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
Kentucky's Janee Thompson shoots a lay up while defended by South Carolina's Tina Roy during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina won 68-60. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
Kentucky's Janee Thompson, center, is injured after a collision with South Carolina's Khadijah Sessions during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina won 68-60. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
Kentucky's Linnae Harper, center right, is comforted by a Kentucky staff member after teammate Janee Thompson was injured during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina won 68-60. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
Kentucky's Janee Thompson is attended to by medical staff after being injured in a collision with South Carolina's Khadijah Sessions during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina won 68-60. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
Kentucky's Janee Thompson against Alabama in an NCAA college basketball game, Jan. 2, 2015, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager)
Kentucky junior guard Janee Thompson (3) celebrates with teammate after her team came from 16 points down to upset No. 7 Louisville 77-68 in their NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. Thompson led UK with 19 points and 4 steals. (AP Photo/Garry Jones)
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky guard Janee Thompson will miss the remainder of the season after breaking a bone in her left leg against top-ranked South Carolina on Sunday.

Surgery is scheduled for Monday morning in Kentucky.

Thompson, a 5-foot-7 junior, sustained the injury at the 4:06 mark of the second half, scrambling for a loose ball. She left the game with nine points, a team-high tying five rebounds and three assists in 31 minutes of action.

Thompson finished the season averaging 10.1 points per game. The two-time SEC Player of the Week was the team's leader in assists with 52 and ranked second in steals with 29.

She has started in 50 of 86 career games, including a team-high 31 consecutive.

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