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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Freshman guard Ashton Hagans sits in the locker room after the game. University of Kentucky mens basketball team lost to Auburn 77-71 in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK guards get outplayed in Elite 8 matchup

March 31, 2019

Not only did the Auburn Tigers win the Midwest regional finals and advance to their first Final Four in program history, they also won the unofficial battle of the guards in Sunday’s Elite 8 matchup...

Kentucky graduate student forward Reid Travis talks to the media at a press conference on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Kentucky will take on Auburn in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament on Sunday, March 31. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK set to face SEC rival Auburn in Elite 8

March 30, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats have defeated Auburn twice already this year—will the third time be a charm when it counts the most in the teams’ Elite 8 matchup? The first time the two teams played was back...

Freshman guard Tyler Herro drives the ball against a Houston defender. University of Kentucky men’s basketball team played University of Houston in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament at the Sprint Center on Friday, March 29, 2019, in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky men’s basketball advances to Elite 8 with win over Houston

March 29, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO. -- For the 27th time in school history, the Kentucky Wildcats played in the Sweet 16, this time against the Houston Cougars in Kansas City, Missouri. The Cats came out on top 62-58 as...

Junior JJ Williams on the ground in pain after being fouled. University of Kentucky mens soccer team lost to University of Maryland 1-0 in the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Physicality, missed opportunities reflect men’s soccer’s Elite Eight loss

Mohammad Ahmad December 1, 2018

Having 3,223 fans in attendance, being undefeated at home this season, boasting two of the C-USA’s top-ranked players with J.J Williams and Kalil Elmedkhar and more helped the No. 3 seed UK men’s soccer...

Junior forward JJ Williams gets ready to fight for possession of the ball during the game against Lipscomb University at the Bell Soccer Complex on Saturday November 24, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeater Lipscomb University 2-1. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

No. 3 Cats set to host no. 11 Terrapins in Elite Eight

Mohammad Ahmad November 30, 2018

A single win separates the UK men’s soccer team from a trip to college soccer’s biggest stage.The no. 3 seed Cats (19-1-1, 7-1 C-USA) will face off against the no. 11 seed University of Maryland Terrapins...

Kentucky deals out high fives before the match against Nebraska on Saturday, December 9, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kentucky volleyball’s historic season ends in the Elite 8

Keyera Jackson December 9, 2017

On Saturday, UK volleyball’s season ended with a loss to Nebraska in the Elite 8 with a 3-1 series.Even though they did not achieve a national title, the Cats have grown their support base as 4,464 fans...

Kentucky waits for player introductions before the match against BYU on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Trip to the Final Four is on the line in Saturday’s showdown

Keyera Jackson December 9, 2017

A spot in the Final Four is up for grabs, and No. 4 seeded Kentucky and No. 5 Nebraska will compete for that spot on Saturday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum, starting at 4 p.m.The Cats earned their place...

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