Walk-on guards suspended for ‘violation of team rules’

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Walk-on senior guards Tod Lanter and Sam Malone have been suspended from the UK basketball team for a violation of team rules, UK basketball spokesman Eric Lindsey confirmed to the Kernel. Lanter and Malone were absent from the bench during the Cats’ matchup with Providence on Sunday. Malone, from Scituate, Mass., is a three-time All-SEC Academic […]

Young talent positions UK well for 2015

Kentucky running back Stanley Boom Williams tries to out run a Tennessee defender during the first half of the University of Kentucky vs. University of Tennessee men's football game at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tn., on Saturday, November 15, 2014 Photo by Jonathan Krueger | Staff

By Joshua Huff jhuff@kykernel.com The devastating 44-40 loss to in-state rival Louisville on Saturday sent UK tail spinning into the offseason stuck in the midst of a six-game losing streak. However, not all hope is lost for a UK team primed to do great things over the next few seasons. UK’s inability to post a […]

UK’s defense continues to shut down opponents

Willie Cauley-Stein (15)of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots the ball during the game against the Providence Friars at Rupp Arena on Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Providence 58-30. Photo by Ben Rickard | Staff

By Nick Gray ngray@kykernel.com Providence head coach Ed Cooley was flustered, frustrated and flabbergasted.  Cooley, like his team, could not figure out a way to solve UK’s suffocating defense on Sunday. By the second half, Cooley took off his coat jacket, a universal sign of a coach’s long and stressful day of work. No one was scoring […]

UK faces the best of every opponent

Tyler Ulis (3) of the Kentucky Wildcats passes the ball during the game against the Providence Friars at Rupp Arena on Sunday, November 30, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Providence 58-30. Photo by Ben Rickard | Staff

By Kyle Arensdorf karensdorf@kykernel.com Whenever the Cats don’t perform well against lesser teams, head coach John Calipari has one standard answer. He explains that every team that comes into Rupp Arena to face the No. 1 team in the nation looks at it like it’s their ‘Super Bowl.’ Calipari is proven right with every first-half […]