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Kentucky Wildcats forward Lance Ware (55) celebrates during the UK vs. Vanderbilt mens SEC Tournament quarterfinals basketball game on Friday, March 11, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. UK won 77-71. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Five takeaways from Kentucky’s 77-71 win over Vanderbilt

Hunter Shelton March 11, 2022

Kentucky fought past the feisty Vanderbilt Commodores 77-71 on Friday night inside Amalie Arena, advancing to the semifinals of the 2022 SEC Tournament. The Wildcats will take on the Tennessee Volunteers...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari yells at a referee during the University of Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 73-66 to win the SEC regular season championship. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘I’m really excited.’ Wildcats move on from last season’s losses

Hunter Shelton October 8, 2021

The 2020-21 college basketball season spelled disaster for the Kentucky Wildcats.What was set to be another year of excitement and winning quickly turned to a season that most fans will painfully remember...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Keion Brooks Jr. (12) dives for a loose ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 82-80. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

BBM: This year vs. last

Trinity Bratchett October 8, 2021

As basketball season quickly approaches, so does the highly anticipated Big Blue Madness. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is not over, there are plenty of differences between last year’s and this year’s...

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Need for donated blood rising, donation drive to be held on campus

Lauren Campbell November 11, 2020

Kentucky Blood Center, the largest FDA licensed non-profit blood bank in Kentucky, relies on volunteer blood donors to provide 400 pints of blood per day to meet area patients’ needs.However, the need...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari yells at a referee during the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 81-73. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky-Michigan London matchup moved to 2022

Eric Decker May 22, 2020

Big Blue Nation will have to wait a couple more years before seeing its Cats across the pond.Kentucky confirmed earlier reports that its game versus Michigan, scheduled for The O2 Arena in London, had...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari discusses a play with his team during a timeout in the game against Florida on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 65-59. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Former Wake Forest big-man Olivier Sarr picks Kentucky

Braden Ramsey May 6, 2020

After being linked to seemingly every notable big in the transfer portal, Coach Cal has finally landed his man. Former Demon Deacon Olivier Sarr announced on Twitter this afternoon that he would be joining...

The Big Blue Pantry in Whitehall Classroom Building on January 27, 2020. Photo by Pete Comparoni | UK Photo

Kroger partners with UK for Big Blue Pantry update

Emily Laytham January 29, 2020

Kroger has just become an official partner of UK's Big Blue Pantry, according to a Wednesday press release.Through the new partnership, Big Blue Pantry will "offer a larger assortment and variety of goods,"...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) screams after scoring a touchdown during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Louisville Governor’s Cup football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 45-13. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Lynn Bowden to enter 2020 NFL Draft, will play in Belk Bowl

Erika Bonner December 9, 2019

Kentucky junior Lynn Bowden has announced via Twitter that he will enter the 2020 NFL Draft after he plays one last game with the Kentucky Wildcats at the Belk Bowl. In a video posted to his Twitter,...

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A Thanksgiving reminder: Many still can’t access healthy food in the U.S.

Kelly Walker November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving break is almost here! Soon, it’ll be time to go home and reconnect with family over an abundance of food and acknowledge what you’re thankful for.  One of the many things that you might...

UK fans rush the lawn in front of Memorial Coliseum to camp out for Big Blue Madness tickets at 5:00am on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Skinned knees were the only casualties at this year’s Big Blue Madness rush for tickets

Sydney Momeyer September 25, 2019

This year’s Big Blue Madness started as it does every year… with madness.At 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, those wishing to obtain their Big Blue Madness tickets lined up along Avenue of Champions, tents...

Kentucky sophomore forward Nick Richards warms up prior to the game against Abilene Christian in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Kentucky won 79-44. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Nick Richards to enter NBA Draft, eligible for return

April 22, 2019

UK basketball sophomore Nick Richards is the latest Wildcat to announce his entrance into the NBA Draft. In a tweet Monday afternoon, Richards said he will submit his name for the draft-- although per...

Beau Revlett addresses the gathering in preparation for SSTOP Hungers announcement of an upcoming hunger strike in support of the basic needs campaign during SSTOPs day of free meals on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

After day of free food, student group announces hunger strike

Rachel Crick March 28, 2019

SSTOP Hunger announced Wednesday evening that some of its members would be going on a hunger strike as the next step in a plan to pressure UK to establish a Basic Needs Center. The announcement came at...

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