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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

UK players Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Twany Beckham (10) celebrate after defeating Tennessee at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn., Jan. 14, 2012. Photo by Brandon Goodwin | Staff

Humans of UK: Twany Beckham gives back through publishing

Hannah Sexton November 4, 2021

From a NCAA National Champion to a president of his own publishing company, Twany Beckham has led a full life.Most people recognize Beckham from his time on the UK basketball team — specifically when...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) runs the ball down the field during the Belk Bowl football game between Kentucky and Virginia Tech on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. UK won 37-30. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Lynn Bowden’s grandmother’s searched by Federal officials

Braden Ramsey June 10, 2020

Kentucky fans woke up to some nerve-wracking news earlier this week. Lynn Bowden's grandmother's house was searched before 8:00 a.m. by U.S. Marshals and DEA agents, according to WKBN in Youngstown.Bowden...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley celebrates after he makes the free throws that ended the game against Florida on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 65-59. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Immanuel Quickley declares for NBA Draft, signs with agent

Erika Bonner April 13, 2020

Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley has become the next domino to fall. The sophomore has officially declared for the NBA Draft and is signing with an agent, forgoing his remaining college eligibility.“It...

Freshman forward EJ Montgomery. University of Kentucky mens basketball team defeated Monmouth University 90-44 at Rupp Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

EJ Montgomery to test NBA waters

April 19, 2019

A new advancement in Kentucky basketball has just made its way to the surface: Kentucky freshman EJ Montgomery has just announced he will test the NBA waters. The 6-foot-10 forward plans to submit his...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyler Herro is introduced before the game against Auburn in the NCAA tournament Elite Eight on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Kentucky was defeated by Auburn 77-71. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Tyler Herro announces he will test the NBA waters

April 12, 2019

UK freshman guard Tyler Herro has joined several of his teammates in finalizing his decision regarding the NBA process. Herro announced Friday morning via Twitter that he will declare for the NBA Draft...

Kentucky sophomore forward PJ Washington celebrates during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

PJ Washington declares for NBA Draft, signs with agent

April 9, 2019

Kentucky sophomore forward PJ Washington has officially announced via Twitter that he is signing with an agent and declaring for the NBA Draft.The Dallas native will end his Kentucky basketball career...

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EPA should be making more criminal referrals for polluters

January 22, 2019

The Lexington Herald-Leader reported on Jan. 15 that the Environmental Protection Agency is referring polluters for prosecution at its lowest in 30 years. Though the reason given for this was that they...

Kentucky freshman forward PJ Washington drives towards the basket during the game against Buffalo in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. Kentucky defeated Buffalo 95-75. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

P.J. Washington announces return to UK for sophomore season

Kernel Sports Staff May 30, 2018

UK basketball forward P.J. Washington has announced over Twitter that he'll be returning to UK to play basketball as a sophomore next season.Washington was the first Cat to announce his entry into the...

Kentucky coach Kenny Payne speaks to sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel after Gabriel was taken out of the game after his fourth foul against Kansas State in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday, March 23, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. Kentucky was defeated 61-58. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Gabriel will test NBA waters

April 18, 2018

With four days to go until the NBA early entry eligibility deadline, sophomore forward Wenyen Gabriel has decided to test the NBA Draft waters by declaring for June's NBA Draft.Gabriel will not hire an...

Kentucky freshman guard Hamidou Diallo celebrates after a three-pointer during the game against Kansas State in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday, March 23, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. Kentucky was defeated 61-58. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Diallo declares for the NBA Draft

Kernel Sports Staff April 16, 2018

After skipping out on the NBA Draft last season, Hamidou Diallo has decided to submit his name into this year’s NBA Draft and hire an agent.By hiring an agent, Diallo’s career at UK will come to an...

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