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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) and guard TyTy Washington Jr. (3) talk to forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) during the UK vs. Tennessee basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 107-79. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky heads down to the Plains for date with No. 2 Auburn

Hunter Shelton January 20, 2022

On Saturday, Jan. 22, the No. 12 Kentucky Wildcats will look to re-insert their name at the top of the conference they once ruled.Awaiting the Cats will be the No. 2 Auburn Tigers. Led by head coach Bruce...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) chases after a rebound during the UK vs. Central Michigan men’s basketball game on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 85-57. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Across the By(Line): Auburn Tigers

Hunter Shelton January 20, 2022

The “Across the (By)Line” series will give Kentucky basketball fans an in-depth look at their opponent for this week — from the mind of the opposing school’s sports editor.This week: Henry Zimmer,...

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...

Freshman guard Tyler Herro watches as his shot goes into the basket. UK mens basketball team played against Auburn at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Strong 3-point shooting helps lead Cats over Auburn

Mohammad Ahmad February 23, 2019

“There were balloons going off in my head saying, great, this is unbelievable.”That’s what UK men’s basketball head coach John Calipari had to say about his team’s three-point shooting performance...

Kentucky freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drives towards the basket during the game against Tennessee at Rupp Arena on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 61-59. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK basketball looks to end skid at Auburn

Abbie Long February 13, 2018

After coming off an 11-point loss to Texas A&M in College Station, Kentucky will be looking for redemption against the Auburn Tigers on Wednesday night in a Valentine’s Day match-up, in hopes of...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Wenyen Gabriel shoots a free throw during the game against Auburn at Rupp Arena on Saturday, January 14, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Auburn 92-72. Photo by Lydia Emeric | Staff 

Gabriel regains his confidence as his effort shines against Auburn

Anthony Crawford January 14, 2017

For as hard as he plays, questions over UK freshman Wenyen Gabriel’s effort have never followed him in his time at UK.Gabriel has consistently been the player throwing himself into battles on the boards...

Kentucky guard Tyler Ulis (3) gets past Auburn guard TJ Lang (23) during the second half of the NCAA basketball game between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Auburn Tigers at the Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala., on Friday, Jan. 15. (Dakota Sumpter | The Auburn Plainsman)

Career days from Willis, Ulis not enough to save Cats

Anthony Crawford January 16, 2016

Coming off a narrow victory in Rupp Arena against the Mississippi State Bulldogs, No. 14 UK would not be as lucky on the road in its matchup against the Auburn Tigers. The Cats were unable to deny the...

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3-Point shot: UK – Auburn game preview

Josh Ellis January 14, 2016

 No. 14 UK (13-3, 3-1) v. Auburn (7-8, 1-3) Tipoff: Saturday, 4 p.m., Auburn Arena, Auburn, Ala. TV: ESPN Radio: UK Radio NetworkThree points of emphasis for the UK-Auburn game on Saturday.Tigers strugglingAuburn...

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