The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky freshman guard Tyrese Maxey walks away from the huddle during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Where the Wildcats Are: 2020 NBA Draft

Ryan Fetsch November 18, 2020

Every year, the NBA Draft causes all sorts of discussion on who the top pick should be used on. There has not been this much discourse over the number one spot since the rumor of Patrick Ewing and the...

Guard Jamal Murray waits as an Indiana player shoots free throws during the NCAA Tournament second round game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Taylor Pence | Staff.

REACTION: Jamal Murray sets Twitter ablaze after sizzling performance

Braden Ramsey August 25, 2020

Jamal Murray already had two fantastic outings in the Denver Nuggets' first round series with the Utah Jazz, going toe-to-toe with former Louisville star Donovan Mitchell for a spot in the Western Conference...

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...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyrese Maxey claps during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Tyrese Maxey headed for NBA Draft

Kernel Sports Staff April 6, 2020

Freshman Tyrese Maxey has announced via social media that he's leaving the University of Kentucky to pursue an NBA career. “Even though I didn’t get a chance to compete for my ultimate goal, this...

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans holds the ball during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Ashton Hagans declares for NBA Draft

Braden Ramsey April 5, 2020

Kentucky guard Ashton Hagans has entered the NBA Draft. The sophomore announced his decision via Twitter on Sunday afternoon. "It's time for me to live out my life-long dream," he said in his post. "It's...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley gets set on defense during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

SEC men’s basketball postseason awards announced, Quickley SEC Player of the Year

Kernel Sports Staff March 10, 2020

Just days ahead of the SEC Tournament in Nashville, No. 1 seeded Kentucky has four players winning postseason awards, included the top league award. Sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley was named SEC Player...

Kentucky sophomore forward EJ Montgomery gets excited in the huddle before the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Complete (18)0: Kentucky rallies to defeat Florida in Gainesville

Braden Ramsey March 7, 2020

My, how the turn tables.Just five days after giving up a 17-point lead versus Tennessee, Kentucky one-upped the Vols by climbing back from an 18-point second-half deficit to knock off Florida 71-70 on...

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans holds the ball during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Ashton Hagans not playing in Saturday’s matchup versus Florida

Kernel Sports Staff March 7, 2020

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans did not make the trip to Gainesville for UK's final regular-season game, head coach John Calipari announced. Although Hagans isn't playing against the Gators, Calipari...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley motions to the crowd during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK guard trio puts on impressive performance, helps clinch regular-season SEC title

February 29, 2020

“I don’t know that there are three better guards in the league, in the country, what team has got three better guards?” Those three guards that No. 15 Auburn (24-5, 11-5 SEC) head coach Bruce Pearl...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley hypes up the crowd during the University of Kentucky vs. Florida mens basketball game game on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 65-59. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Quick Trigger: Immanuel puts up 30 points in Kentucky’s win

Braden Ramsey February 25, 2020

Earlier this season after a win over Alabama, Immanuel Quickley told reporters "if you touch me, you might burn." You may need a fireman's suit to be in his proximity after Tuesday night's performance.The...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyrese Maxey flexes during the game against Florida on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 65-59. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Freshman Maxey nears triple-double against Florida

February 22, 2020

As soon as he sat down in the chair to meet with reporters post-game, freshman Tyrese Maxey had a big smile on his face and sarcastically asked everyone how much they love heart-attack-worthy game endings. For...

Freshman guard Ashton Hagans celebrates after a making a three point shot. UK mens basketball team defeated Florida 66-57 on senior night at Rupp Arena on Saturday, March 9, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 10 Kentucky set to take on Gators

Barkley Truax February 21, 2020

No. 10 Kentucky is home for the second straight Saturday, this week in a matchup with the Florida Gators inside Rupp Arena. Kentucky looks to extend its five-game win streak against one of Coach Calipari’s...

Load More Stories