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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats guard Antonio Reeves (12)

during the Kentucky vs. Florida mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

At the buzzer: Kentucky mens basketball defeats Florida 72-67

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 4, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball defeated Florida 72-67 to improve to 6-1 in its last seven games. The Wildcats entered the matchup on the back of a five-game conference winning streak, suffering a loss to...

STUNT senior Caitlin Barenbaum poses for a photo on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023, at Nutter Field House in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

‘The work is done.’ Caitlin Barenbaum leaves behind a legacy with UK STUNT

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 2, 2023

With the second ever varsity season for Kentucky STUNT just around the corner, it's hard to imagine the season will mean more to anyone than Caitlin Barenbaum. One of six seniors on a team of 40 athletes,...

Kentucky Wildcats volunteer assistant Nick Ammirati, left, fist bumps catcher Devin Burkes during the Kentucky vs. LSU baseball game in the SEC Tournament on Friday, May 27, 2022, at Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama. LSU won 11-6. Photo by Sarah Caputi | UK Athletics

Nick Ammirati and the struggle of volunteer assistant coaches in college baseball

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 2, 2023

When diving into the world of baseball, the plight of the minor league player is one that has been well-documented as a story of overcoming hurdles and defying the odds. Living in less-than-ideal circumstances...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari argues about a call during the Kentucky vs. No. 9 Kansas mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kansas won 77-68. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

COLUMN: Kentucky’s slow start in Oxford potentially a worrying sign going forward

Ali Cetinok, Assistant Sports Editor February 1, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball defeated Ole Miss 75-66 in Oxford, Mississippi, on Tuesday, improving to 5-1 in its last six games. Despite the eventual victory, it was a slow one to start against the Rebels....

Kentucky Wildcats guard Antonio Reeves (12) dribbles the ball during the Kentucky vs. LSU mens basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 74-71. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Antonio Reeves records season high 27 points in Oxford

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor February 1, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball defeated Ole Miss 75-66 on the road in Oxford, Mississippi, on Tuesday night, with veteran point guard Antonio Reeves stealing the spotlight. The transfer from Illinois State...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Antonio Reeves (12) dunks the ball during the Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt mens basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky won 69-53. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

At the buzzer: Kentucky mens basketball defeats Ole Miss 75-66

Cole Parke, Sports Editor January 31, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball defeated Ole Miss 75-66 inside The Pavillion at Ole Miss on Tuesday, improving to 5-1 in its last six games. The Wildcats entered the game after being defeated inside Rupp Arena...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) dribbles towards the basket during the UK vs. Ole Miss mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 83-72. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Across the (By)Line: Ole Miss Rebels basketball

Cole Parke, Sports Editor January 31, 2023

The “Across the (By)Line” series will give Kentucky basketball fans an in-depth look at their opponent for this week — from the mind of the opposing school’s sports staff. This week: The Daily...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) walks off the court after the Kentucky vs. No. 9 Kansas mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kansas won 77-68. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kansas’ offensive game plan highlighted Kentucky’s critical weaknesses

Luke Fetzer, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

The battle of the blue bloods on display on Saturday between Kentucky and Kansas reminded Wildcat fans that the Jayhawks, despite their three-game losing skid, are still a force to be reckoned with. Heading...

Players on the Kentucky bench react to a play during the Kentucky vs. No. 9 Kansas mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kansas won 77-68. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

The 3-pointer: Kentucky’s best friend or worst enemy

Drew Johnson, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

Kentucky dropped yet another quadrant-one opportunity on Saturday, this time losing inside Rupp Arena to fellow blue-blood program Kansas in a 77-68 contest. While there are numerous things that could...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) guards Kansas Jayhawks forward Jalen Wilson (10) during the Kentucky vs. No. 9 Kansas mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kansas won 77-68. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky mens basketball suffers 77-68 loss to No. 9 Kansas at Rupp Arena

Jack Weaver, Photo Editor January 29, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball lost 77-68 to the No. 9 defending national champion Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) drives the ball during the Kentucky vs. No. 9 Kansas mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

At the buzzer: No. 9 Kansas defeats Kentucky mens basketball 77-68

Cole Parke, Sports Editor January 28, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball was defeated 77-68 by No. 9 Kansas inside Rupp Arena on Saturday. The Wildcats entered the matchup on the back of a four-game winning streak, which tied the largest streak of...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) drives the ball to the basket during the UK vs. Kansas basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. UK won 80-62. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Across the (By)Line: Kansas Jayhawks basketball

Cole Parke, Sports Editor January 28, 2023

The “Across the (By)Line” series will give Kentucky basketball fans an in-depth look at their opponent for this week — from the mind of the opposing school’s sports editor. This week: The University...

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