Cats survive Commodores’ test

The Kentucky bench celebrates after Aaron Harrison hits the game sealing three pointer during the second half of the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt game at the Rupp Arena in Kentucky , Ky., on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Photo by Jonathan Krueger | Staff

By Kyle Arensdorf karensdorf@kykernel.com UK basketball maintained its perfect record Tuesday night and is performing like the well-oiled machine we saw early in the season once again. But one hitch in UK’s step, and its savior on Tuesday, continues to be the Jekyll-and-Hyde play of sophomore guard Aaron Harrison. The Cats’ 65-57 victory against Vanderbilt […]

Epps shines

Kentucky guard Makayla Epps leaves the bench to shake Janee Thompson's hand during the second half of the UK Hoops vs. Florida women's Basketball game at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, KY on Thursday, January 15, 2015. Kentucky defeated Florida 62-56. Photo by Taylor Pence | Staff

  Epps shines as Thompson’s replacement in win over Gators By Josh Huff jhuff@kykernel.com Down its starting point guard, UK needed the experience of its veterans to down a pesky Florida team fighting to stay afloat in the SEC. Those veterans came through as the three-headed monster guised as guards Makayla Epps, Jennifer O’Neill and […]

Early season success may not continue for UK Hoops

UK center Azia Bishop (50) prepares to shoot the ball into the basket, scoring another point for her team during the second half of the women's basketball game against Belmont at Memorial Coliseum Friday, December 14, 2014. Photo by Marcus Dorsey | Staff

By Joshua Huff jhuff@kykernel.com The uphill grind to March ratchets up another gear for UK Hoops as it nears the midway point in the five-month long season. Sitting at 14-3 and 3-1 in the SEC, No. 10 UK has remained in contention for the SEC Championship crown; a tall task considering the conference boasts national […]

Platoons Important

UK Men's Basketball vs. Mizzou

Two-platoon system key to Cats’ dominance in SEC By Kyle Arensdorf karensdorf@kykernel.com UK head coach John Calipari was questioned, if not knocked, early in the season by some who were skeptical of whether or not his players would buy into his proposed two-platoon system. But he maintained that it was the only way to get […]