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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Four Kentucky women’s basketball players enter transfer portal

Cole Parke March 31, 2022

Four Kentucky womens basketball players announced they will be entering their names into the transfer portal over a four day stretch.On Friday, current senior point guard Jazmine Massengill, junior forward...

Kentucky Wildcats center Olivia Owens (00) boxes out during a free throw during the UK vs. Presbyterian College women’s basketball game on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 81-53. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Olivia Owens announces departure from UK womens basketball team

Cole Parke March 28, 2022

Kentucky center Olivia Owens announced via Twitter she was departing the womens basketball team to transfer into law school. “I will be a proud Kentucky Alumnus and will always carry blue in my heart,”...

Kentucky forward Dreuna Edwards (44) holds her jersey in her mouth after the UK vs. Princeton womens basketball game in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana. Princeton won 69-62. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Three Kentucky players enter transfer portal

Cole Parke March 25, 2022

Three Kentucky players announced they will be entering their names into the transfer portal on Friday.Current senior point guard Jazmine Massengill, junior forward Dre’una Edwards and sophomore guard...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Kyra Elzy holds the cut championship net during the team’s return from the SEC Tournament championship game on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Kentucky. UK defeated No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 with a 3-pointer by Dre’Una Edwards in the last seconds of the game in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky duels Princeton in NCAA Tournament Round of 64

Cole Parke March 14, 2022

No. 6 seeded Kentucky found itself in the Bridgeport Region of the bracket, first facing off against No. 11 seeded Princeton, as it attempts to win its first national championship in program history.The...

Kentucky guards Emma King (34) and Robyn Benton (1) cheer on their teammates during the UK vs. Vanderbilt womens basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 69-65. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Bloomington to Bridgeport: Kentucky’s road to its first national championship

Cole Parke March 14, 2022

One week removed from its thrilling SEC Tournament win over No. 1 South Carolina to claim its first SEC Championship in 40 years, Kentucky’s spot in the womens NCAA Tournament has been set in stone.Despite...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Dreuna Edwards (44) drives the ball during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Dre’una Edwards: More than just a game-winner

Cole Parke March 7, 2022

Kentucky forward Dre’una Edwards made the 3-point basket to win the Wildcats their first SEC Championship since 1982, but that is far from all to her story.Edwards returned to Kentucky as a junior, looking...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Jazmine Massengill (3) and guard Rhyne Howard (5) walk onto the court to celebrate with their team during a timeout during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

SEC CHAMPIONS: Kentucky stuns No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 in Nashville

Cole Parke March 6, 2022

For the first time since 1982, No. 7 seeded Kentucky won the SEC Championship, defeating No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 in Nashville on Sunday.The win marked the first time in 40 years under then head coach...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (5) smiles after making a 3-pointer during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky defeats No. 2 seeded LSU 78-63 in SEC quarterfinals

Cole Parke March 5, 2022

No. 7 seeded Kentucky defeated No. 2 LSU 78-63 in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament on Friday.With the win, Kentucky improves its win streak to eight games for the first time since the 2014-2015...

Kentucky guard Jada Walker (11) dribbles up the court during the UK vs. Vanderbilt womens basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 69-65. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky rolls Mississippi State 83-67 in SEC Tournament

Cole Parke March 4, 2022

No. 7 seeded Kentucky defeated No. 10 Mississippi State 83-67 in the second round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday, further solidifying itself as an NCAA Tournament team.With the win, Kentucky earns a...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (5) celebrates after making a 3-pointer during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky womens basketball defeats Auburn 90-62 on Rhyne Howard Day

Cole Parke February 27, 2022

Kentucky womens basketball (15-11) defeated Auburn (10-17) 90-62 on Rhyne Howard Day, concluding its regular season with a six-game win-streak.Fittingly, Howard herself led all scorers, finishing the night...

Kentucky celebrates after the UK vs. Vanderbilt womens basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 69-65. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky womens basketball defeats Missouri 78-63; earns fifth straight victory

Cole Parke February 25, 2022

Kentucky womens basketball (14-11) defeated Missouri (17-11) 78-63 in its final road game of the regular season on Thursday, extending its win-streak to five games.Kentucky’s win came in big part thanks...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (10) passes the ball during the UK vs. South Carolina womens basketball on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 59-50. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky womens basketball demands your attention

Cole Parke February 23, 2022

After dropping below .500 in early February, Kentucky womens basketball was written off by most as a broken team beyond repair. Checking in around two weeks later, that is far from the case.The Wildcats...

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