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For Trey Lyles, Friday will be a first look

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For Trey Lyles, Friday will be a first look

Lyles’ offensive skills are adept. One aspect of his game that could give UK a weapon that it didn’t have a season ago is his mid-range shooting – from around 17 feet and in.

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Cauley-Stein working to improve his play

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Cauley-Stein working to improve his play

The Olathe, Kan., native had a monster first round game against Kansas State, posting four blocks and four steals to go along with eight boards.

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Big Blue Madness serves as important recruiting tool

UK is one of those programs that attracts the top talent in the country. However, the reason why UK stands out among others is not because its coach shoots himself out of a cannon — like Michigan State’s Tom Izzo last season — or dresses up like the No. 1 pick from last season — like Kansas’ Bill Self this season.

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Memorable moments fill Big Blue Madness

Big Blue Madness is more about celebrating the players and the programs than any of the coaches. Those results have given fans countless electrifying moments.

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SEC unveils UK’s 2015 conference schedule, including Thursday home game

The Cats will play Auburn on Oct. 15 at Commonwealth Stadium as a part of their eight-game home schedule. UK has played Thursday road games before, most recently against Mississippi State last season.

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Physicality will be key in game against LSU

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Physicality will be key in game against LSU

By Joshua Huff sports@kykernel.com Physicality will be the main focus for UK football as they travel down to the depths of Louisiana for an SEC showdown against LSU in Death Valley. The Cats will be squaring off against a perennial SEC contender that revels in its ability to push opponents around and run the ball […]

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GALLERY: The Week in Pictures: Oct. 7-Oct. 13, 2014

Each week the Kentucky Kernel photo editors will select the best images from the week ranging from breaking news, general news, features and sports. This week’s photos feature images from Kernel photographers Marcus Dorsey, Joel Repoley, Jonathan Krueger, Cameron Sadler, Taylor Pence, and Hunter Mitchell.  

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UK Volleyball improves to 16-2 on the year.

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By Madison Tinder sports@kykernel.com The No. 13 UK volleyball team continued its 10-game winning streak on Sunday  defeating Auburn 3-0 (25-15,25-19,25-18) in Memorial Coliseum. The Cats are now 16-2 overall and undefeated after six games in conference play. UK’s strong blocking effort prevented Auburn from getting into the rhythm offensively as the Cats finished with 13 […]

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UK men’s soccer defeats Marshall 2-0

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By Mackenzie Clark sports@kykernel.com It was a blow out for the UK men’s soccer team on Sunday afternoon. The Wildcats defeated Marshall at their home field with a final score of 2-0.   The first half was slow for both teams, but it was the second half that UK came out on top. Kentucky recorded […]

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UK’s defense rallies behind Bud Dupree in 48-14 win over Louisiana-Monroe

By Annie Dunbar sports@kykernel.com After Louisiana-Monroe came charging out of the gates, scoring two touchdowns and taking an early 14-3 lead, UK’s defensive “Bad Boyz” were forced to reset and regroup. “I take it upon myself to be the leader of the team,” senior linebacker Bud Dupree said. “If it’s not going well, I have […]

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