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Oscar Tshiebwe of Kentucky, left, is introduced as The Associated Press mens basketball player of the year, by Barry Bedlan, AP global director of text and new markets products, in New Orleans, Friday, April 1, 2022. The 6-foot-9, 255-pound junior received 46 of 60 votes from a national media panel. Wisconsins Johnny Davis was second with 10 votes. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Oscar Tshiebwe named AP and USBWA National Player of the Year

Cole Parke April 1, 2022

Kentucky star forward Oscar Tshiebwe added two more National Player of the Year awards on Friday, winning both the AP and USBWA Player of the Year honors.Tshiebwe first earned the Associated Press Player...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley walks across the court 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

Quickley named AP All-America honorable mention

Kernel Sports Staff March 20, 2020

After being named SEC Player of the Year last week, UK sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley was listed as an All-America honorable mention by the Associated Press.Louisville's Jordan Nwora was named to the...

Kentucky sophomore guard Rhyne Howard gets ready to play defense during the game against Georgia on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 88-77. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Howard named AP First-Team All American

Kernel Sports Staff March 19, 2020

After the NCAA basketball season came to a screeching halt, one UK women's hoops player received a big award.Kentucky sophomore guard Rhyne Howard was named a First-Team All American by the Associated...

Kentucky players pose for a photo during mens basketball photo day on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at the Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK men’s basketball ranked No. 1 in AP Poll

November 11, 2019

For the first time since 2016, the UK men's basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press Poll. The Cats rank ahead of Duke, Michigan State, Louisville and Kansas in the top-5. Kentucky (2-0)...

Candidate for Governor Andy Beshear talks to the crowd during the democratic campaign watch party on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at the C2 Event Venue in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Breven Walker | Staff

Beshear touts victory as Bevin refuses to concede the Ky. gubernatorial race

Sydney Momeyer and Hailey Peters November 5, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – “Matt Bevin has won!” an ecstatic Matt Bevin supporter shouted to a crowd of Republicans at Gov. Matt Bevin's watch party. But her announcement was followed by an ominous silence...

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Child marriage is the enemy of the American Dream

January 17, 2019

The Associated Press reported recently that over the past 10 years, thousands of requests have been approved from men who sought to bring child brides into America through the immigration system. The data...

Freshman guard Keldon Johnson and Freshman guard Ashton Hagans celebrate after Hagans makes a three point shot. University of Kentucky mens basketball team defeated Vanderbilt University 56-47 at Rupp Arena on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky jumps to no. 12 in AP poll

January 14, 2019

After its two straight home SEC wins over Texas A&M and Vanderbilt, the Kentucky men's basketball team jumped from no. 18 to no. 12 in the Week 11 Associated Press top 25 rankings. Just one SEC team...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops claps after a play during the game against Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Louisville 56-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Stoops, Allen named AP SEC Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year

December 3, 2018

Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops and four players were all named to the Associated Press' postseason awards.Stoops, the now-AP SEC Coach of the Year, led the team to a historic season, winning...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26). University of Kentuckys football team lost to University of Tennessee, 24-7, at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football drops 8 spots in AP poll

November 11, 2018

After a 24-7 loss to the unranked Tennessee Volunteers, the Kentucky Wildcats drop eight spots to no. 20 in the newest Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Cats now sport a 7-3 overall record and 5-3 record...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) shows off his Snell Yeah towel after the game. University of Kentucky football defeated Vanderbilt University 14-7 to become 6-1 on the season on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football moves to no. 11 in new AP rankings

October 28, 2018

The Kentucky football team is continuing to make big strides this season, and after beating Missouri 15-14 on a last-second touchdown, the Cats are now ranked no. 11 in the latest Associated Press top-25...

Kentucky Footballs captains before the game Vanderbilt on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

UK football moves up two spots to no. 12 in AP poll

October 21, 2018

Kentucky football climbs up the polls again this week, this time after defeating fellow SEC East contender Vanderbilt 14-7.The Cats, who are 6-1 and bowl eligible after Saturday's win, now sit at no. 12...

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Updated AP guidelines has finally changed the way we refer to persons with an illegal status

Kellsie Kennedy September 20, 2018

The Associated Press mandates the correct rules of grammar, political correctness and much more for journalists. You may have overheard, or even taken part in, a fierce debate between journalism majors...

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