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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

BROADCAST: UK students react to the news of former men’s basketball coach John Calipari leaving Big Blue Nation

Kolby Wohl, Reporter April 13, 2024

The University of Arkansas announced Hall of Famer John Calipari will become its men’s basketball coach. The announcement came hours after Calipari released a video saying goodbye to the University of...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari reacts to a call during the No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 1 North Carolina mens basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Elite 8 on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. North Carolina won 75-73. Photo by Addison Coffey | Kentucky Kernel

Remembering 15 years of Kentucky men’s basketball: The Calipari Era

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor April 9, 2024

After 15 seasons, hall of famer John Calipari is stepping down as head coach of Kentucky men’s basketball. His statement was released on social media on Tuesday, April 9, after ESPN’s Pete Thamel...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari reacts to a foul call during the No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 7 Texas A&M mens basketball match in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday, March 15, 2024, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky lost 97-87. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

BREAKING: John Calipari expected to resign as Kentucky head coach to accept Arkansas job

Cole Parke, Sports Editor April 7, 2024

In a shocking move made public Sunday night Kentucky hall of fame head coach John Calipari  is expected to resign from his post in Lexington to accept the title of Arkansas head coach. ESPN’s Pete...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) shoots the ball during the No. 6 Kentucky vs. No. 3 Kansas State mens basketball game in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Kansas State won 75-69. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: No. 6 Kentucky’s NCAA Tournament run ends with 75-69 loss to No. 3 Kansas State

Jack Weaver and Samuel Colmar March 19, 2023

No. 6 Kentucky was defeated 75-69 by the No. 3 Kansas State Wildcats in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 19, 2023, at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Postgame:

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari coaches his team from the sideline during the No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 1 Wisconsin mens basketball game in the NCAA Tournament Final Four on Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Wisconsin won 71-64. Photo by Michael Reaves | Kentucky Kernel

PHOTOS: A look back at John Calipari’s March Madness outfits

Jack Weaver, Photo Editor March 19, 2023

Since John Calipari took the reins of Kentucky mens basketball in 2009, he has led the Cats to 41 NCAA Tournament games and four Final Fours. A lot has changed since Calipari's first NCAA Tournament...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) shoots the ball during the No. 6 Kentucky vs. No. 11 Providence mens basketball game in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 17, 2023, at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Kentucky won 61-53. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: No. 6 Kentucky defeats No. 11 Providence 61-53, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

Jack Weaver and Samuel Colmar March 18, 2023

No. 6 Kentucky defeated the No. 11 Providence Friars in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 17, at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Wildcats advance to...

The Kentucky Wildcats practice ahead of the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: No. 6 Kentucky prepares for first round of NCAA Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum

Jack Weaver and Samuel Colmar March 17, 2023

No. 6 Kentucky mens basketball hosted media opportunities and an open practice on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Wildcats face No. 11 Providence...

VIDEO: Kentucky mens basketball reacts to Selection Sunday results

Jack Weaver, Photo Editor March 15, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball players and staff gathered at head coach John Calipari's home on Sunday, March 12, 2023, to watch the Selection Sunday show. The Wildcats received the No. 6 seed, facing No. 11...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Antonio Reeves (12) celebrates after hitting a 3-pointer during the Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 86-54. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky mens basketball demolishes Auburn 86-54 at Rupp Arena

Jack Weaver and Samuel Colmar February 26, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball defeated the Auburn Tigers 86-54 on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) brings the ball up court during the Kentucky vs. No. 10 Tennessee mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 66-54. Photo by Brady Saylor | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky mens basketball takes down No. 10 Tennessee 66-54 at Rupp Arena

Brady Saylor and Travis Fannon February 18, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball defeated No. 10 Tennessee 66-54 on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

Kentucky Wildcats forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) walks to the bench during the Kentucky vs. Georgia mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. UK lost 68-75. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky falls to Georgia 75-68 in Athens, suffers second consecutive loss in SEC

Ali Cetinok, Assistant Sports Editor February 11, 2023

Kentucky (16-9) fell to Georgia (15-10) in Athens on Saturday afternoon losing to the Bulldogs 75-68 inside Stegeman Coliseum. After losing to Arkansas 88-73 last week at Rupp Arena, Kentucky came into...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari argues a call during the Kentucky vs. Florida mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 72-67. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky mens basketball defeats Florida 72-67 at Rupp Arena

Jack Weaver and Carter Skaggs February 5, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball defeated the Florida Gators 72-67 on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

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