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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky women’s Basketball head coach Kenny Brooks during the Kentucky Blue-White Spring football game on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Kentucky women’s basketball announces SEC opponents for the 2024-25 season

Jenna Lifshen, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter May 18, 2024

Kentucky women’s basketball revealed its SEC opponents for the upcoming season on Tuesday. First-year head coach Kenny Brooks will lead the Wildcats in 16 regular-season games, facing each conference...

Kentucky womens basketball head coach Kenny Brooks speaks to media during his introductory press conference inside the Joe Craft Center on Thursday, March 28, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo provided by Chet White | UK Athletics

Kentucky women’s basketball roster tracker: Who’s gone and who’s new?

Colton Johnson, Tyler Russell, and Josh Smith April 5, 2024

The future is bright in Lexington as the Kentucky women's basketball has a new coach taking the reins of the program: Virginia Tech's Kenny Brooks. With a ton of changes expected to be made to the roster,...

Kentucky women’s basketball gets Clara Strack from Virginia Tech

Josh Smith, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter April 5, 2024

New Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Kenny Brooks is bringing another player from his former team, this time in the form of 6-foot, 5-inch center Clara Strack. The announcement marked Brooks’...

Kentucky womens basketball head coach Kenny Brooks and athletic director Mitch Barnhart hold up a Kentucky jersey during Brooks introductory press conference inside the Joe Craft Center on Thursday, March 28, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo provided by Chet White | UK Athletics

Virginia Tech star Georgia Amoore announces transfer to Kentucky

Colton Johnson, Women's Basketball Beat Leader April 4, 2024

Kentucky women’s basketball gained another piece from Blacksburg, Virginia, on Thursday, with Virginia Tech standout guard Georgia Amoore transferring to Kentucky. The move to Lexington came after...

Kentucky womens basketball head coach Kenny Brooks speaks to media during his introductory press conference inside the Joe Craft Center on Thursday, March 28, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo provided by Chet White | UK Athletics

Kentucky women’s basketball lands first transfer under Kenny Brooks in Amelia Hassett

Tyler Russell, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter April 4, 2024

Kentucky women’s basketball gained its first addition of the Kenny Brooks era as 6-foot, 3-inch Australian forward Amelia Hassett announced via Instagram that she would be committing to Kentucky on Thursday...

Kentucky womens basketball head coach Kenny Brooks and athletic director Mitch Barnhart hold up a Kentucky jersey during Brooks introductory press conference inside the Joe Craft Center on Thursday, March 28, 2024, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo provided by Chet White | UK Athletics

Kenny Brooks touches down in Lexington, provides his vision for women’s basketball program

Tyler Russell, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter March 28, 2024

Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Kenny Brooks did his introductory press conference on Thursday afternoon after being hired on Tuesday morning. Landing in the Bluegrass, Brooks was able to address...

Kentucky athletics director Mitch Barnhart watches the Kentucky vs. No. 1 South Carolina womens basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. South Carolina won 95-66. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Virginia Tech’s Kenny Brooks named next head coach of Kentucky women’s basketball

Colton Johnson, Women's Basketball Beat Leader March 26, 2024

The vacancy at head coach for Kentucky women’s basketball has been filled, with former Virginia Tech and James Madison head coach Kenny Brooks being named the ninth head coach of the program. The...

Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy watches her team intently during the Kentucky vs Tennessee women’s basketball on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2024, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. Kentucky lost 62-76. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Five Wildcats enter transfer portal following conclusion of Kentucky women’s basketball’s season

Colton Johnson, Women's Basketball Beat Leader March 24, 2024

The conclusion of Kentucky women’s basketball’s 2023-24 campaign has seen a plethora of changes throughout the program. Following the termination of head coach Kyra Elzy, there were questions...

Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy coaches her team during the Kentucky vs Georgia women’s basketball game on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2024, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. Kentucky won 64-50. Photos by Sydney Yonker | Staff

ANALYSIS: Kyra Elzy relieved of her duties at Kentucky, now what?

Tyler Russell, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter March 12, 2024

On Monday morning, the University of Kentucky Athletics Department announced that Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Kyra Elzy was relieved of her duties, officially marking the end of the pairing.  In...

Kentucky forward Ajae Petty goes up with the ball during the Kentucky vs Tennessee women’s basketball on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2024, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. Kentucky lost 62-76. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky women’s basketball SEC Tournament

Sydney Yonker, Staff Photojournalist March 12, 2024

Kentucky women's basketball beat Georgia and then lost to Tennessee 76-62 Thursday night in the second round of the SEC tournament in Greenville, South Carolina.

Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy talk to Kentucky guard Saniah Tyler during the Kentucky vs Georgia women’s basketball game on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2024, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. Kentucky won 64-50. Photos by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Kentucky women’s basketball’s season brought to an end in 76-62 loss to Tennessee

Colton Johnson, Women's Basketball Beat Leader March 11, 2024

Kentucky women’s basketball (12-20, 4-12) had its season ended by the Tennessee Volunteers on Thursday, falling 76-62 in the second round of the SEC Tournament in Greenville, South Carolina. The loss...

Kentucky guard Eniya Russell shoots the ball during the Kentucky vs Georgia women’s basketball game on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2024, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. Kentucky won 64-50. Photos by Sydney Yonker | Staff

ANALYSIS: Eniya Russell shines in Kentucky women’s first round win over Georgia

Josh Smith, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter March 7, 2024

GREENVILLE, S.C.- While she has shown flashes of brilliance this season, Eniya Russell proved how important of a piece she is to Kentucky if it wants to make a run in the SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament...

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