UK Hoops picked third, Mathies named to first team

By Les Johns Matthew Mitchell’s UK Hoops team was ranked third in the SEC by a panel of conference and national media members. The Cats finished second in the SEC last year behind Tennessee, who went through the conference slate an undefeated 16-0.  The Cats, who finished the year 25-9 overall record and 11-5 in […]

20 years later, Laettner deserves respect


By Les Johns | Kernel columnist Without a doubt, I disappointed more of my friends on Monday than on any other day in my life. I got the opportunity to interview UK basketball nemesis Christian Laettner and I made no attempts to inflict bodily harm upon him. I did not punch him or “accidentally” mash […]