UK Hoops ranked nationally in both polls


By Les Johns | staff writer Head coach Matthew Mitchell’s UK Hoops team was ranked No. 18 nationally in the The Associated Press poll and No. 15 in the USA Today/ESPN coaches’ poll. This is the first time in program history that the team has been ranked in the preseason polls in consecutive seasons. Mitchell […]

Breaking Bad: 3 areas to improve in week 10


By Cody Porter | Kernel columnist Coming off yet another loss last week, this time to Mississippi State, the Cats actually improved in some areas that had recently plagued them. The passing game managed to complete passes to eight different receivers. Senior wide receiver Matt Roark alone had 13 catches for 116 yards, a career […]

Notes and quotes pre-Transylvania exhibition

Notes and quotes from John Calipari’s press conference before UK’s Wednesday exhibition against Transylvania. Calipari said he’d rather have a scrimmage than an exhibition because he can work on more specific situations. But, he understands why the exhibitions have to happen because of fan interest and revenue. Calipari said the game brings UK $700,000. Calipari […]