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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) guards Kansas Jayhawks forward Jalen Wilson (10) during the Kentucky vs. No. 9 Kansas mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kansas won 77-68. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky mens basketball suffers 77-68 loss to No. 9 Kansas at Rupp Arena

Jack Weaver, Photo Editor January 29, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball lost 77-68 to the No. 9 defending national champion Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

Kentucky Wildcats forward Lance Ware (55) blocks a shot during the Kentucky vs. Texas A&M mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 76-67. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky mens basketball overcomes halftime deficit, defeats Texas A&M 76-67 at Rupp Arena

Jack Weaver, Photo Editor January 21, 2023

After trailing by two points at halftime, Kentucky mens basketball made a comeback in the second half to defeat the Texas A&M Aggies 76-67 on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington,...

Tennessee Volunteers forward Jonas Aidoo (0) reaches for a loose ball during the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. UK lost 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Across the (By)Line: Tennessee Volunteers basketball

Cole Parke, Sports Editor January 12, 2023

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: The Daily...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Cason Wallace (22) shoots the ball during the Kentucky vs. No. 7 Alabama mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alabama won 78-52. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky mens basketball suffers 26-point loss at Alabama

Jack Weaver, Photo Editor January 7, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball was defeated 78-52 by No. 7 Alabama on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) passes the ball during the Kentucky vs. No. 7 Alabama mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alabama won 78-52. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky starters shut down by No. 7 Alabama

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor January 7, 2023

Kentucky basketball suffered a grueling 78-52 loss to the Crimson Tide who were able to silence multiple Wildcats at Coleman Coliseum. Kentucky’s starting lineup consisting of Oscar Tshiebwe, Jacob...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Ugonna Onyenso (33) fights for the ball during the No. 16 Kentucky vs. Yale mens basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 69-59. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: No. 16 Kentucky mens basketball defeats Yale 69-59 at Rupp Arena

Jack Weaver December 10, 2022

No. 16 Kentucky mens basketball defeated Yale 69-59 on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2o22, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

Kentucky Wildcats guard Davion Mintz (10) attempts to block a shot during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Notre Dame won 64-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

New year, new team? Cats stop losing streak with win in double overtime

Eric Decker January 2, 2021

A change in the calendar year, or at least a change in the rotation, was all Kentucky needed to stave off total collapse for another day.The Wildcats defeated Mississippi State in Starkville, finishing...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari yells to his team during the game against Alabama at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Alabama 76-67. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Achieving chemistry among chaos the preseason focus for Coach Cal

Eric Decker October 26, 2020

‘“Bruiser Flint grabbed me after like four days of practice and he looked at me and said, “How in the world do you do this every year? Because this is hard.”’Most coaches would love to have John...

BLOOMINGTON, IN - NOVEMBER 05, 2017 - Indiana Hoosiers Assistant Coach Bruiser Flint during the exhibition game against the University of Indianapolis Greyhounds and the Indiana Hoosiers at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, IN. Photo By Craig Bisacre/Indiana Athletics

Bruiser Flint officially added to Kentucky Basketball staff

Barkley Truax August 24, 2020

The open assistant position on Kentucky's basketball staff didn't remain available for long, with John Calipari bringing in a friend and former colleague to fill the void.On Monday, the Cats officially...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyrese Maxey points to the crowd after Kentucky’s game against Michigan State as part of the State Farm Champions Classic on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. UK won 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK freshman Maxey goes off for 26 points against No. 1 Michigan State

November 6, 2019

He walked up to the podium with a smile on his face, sat down between two of his teammates, and barely got through one question about the numbers he had just put up without patting Nick Richards and Ashton...

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The best ways to spend UK’s first-ever fall break

Sarah Halsey October 14, 2019

The semester is flying by, and UK’s first ever Fall Break is October 21st and 22nd. We’re all ready for a break at this point in the semester. We’ve all worked very hard and need rest. Take advantage...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari coaches from the sidelines while Sophomore forward Nick Richards waits to be checked into the game. 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

Can the Cats keep their cool playing game one against No. 1 at Madison Square Garden?

October 10, 2019

It’s the Mecca of sports.It’s the place every little kid dreams of playing one day, it’s where Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fought in one of the most historic and famous boxing matches of all time,...

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