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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky will play Vanderbilt in the mens SEC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday, March 11, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Live Updates: Kentucky takes on Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

Jack Weaver March 11, 2022

No. 3 seed Kentucky will take on the Commodores Friday evening at Amalie Arena in Kentucky's first game of the tournament.No. 11 seed Vanderbilt defeated No. 6 seed Alabama 82-76 on Thursday to advance...

Kentucky graduate student forward Nate Sestina is swarmed in high fives by his teammates during the senior night ceremony before the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 81-73. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky athletes react to SEC, NCAA Tournament cancelations

Kernel Sports Staff March 12, 2020

The NCAA announced today that the Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring sport championships, have been canceled.This followed the cancelation of...

The Kentucky mens basketball team honor Kobe Bryant with special warm up shirts before the Vanderbilt game on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. | Michael Clubb | Staff

Wildcats honor Kobe Bryant with special warm up shirts

Kernel sports staff January 29, 2020

The Kentucky Wildcats are honoring the late NBA and Laker legend Kobe Bryant against Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena Wednesday night. The players all have a special warm up shirt with Kobe's logo on the front...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) screams after scoring a touchdown during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Louisville Governor’s Cup football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 45-13. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Lynn Bowden to enter 2020 NFL Draft, will play in Belk Bowl

Erika Bonner December 9, 2019

Kentucky junior Lynn Bowden has announced via Twitter that he will enter the 2020 NFL Draft after he plays one last game with the Kentucky Wildcats at the Belk Bowl. In a video posted to his Twitter,...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops holds a press conference during football media day on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Report: LSU defensive back transfers to Kentucky

Kernel Sports Staff August 26, 2019

According to reports, the Kentucky football program secured a new addition late Monday night. Former LSU defensive back Kelvin Joseph is transferring to UK.The four-star recruit played in 11 games in 2018...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) holding up his MVP trophy while Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen (41) celebrates after winning the Citrus Bowl. University of Kentucky football defeated Penn State University 27-24 in the VRBO Citrus Bowl at Camping World Stadium on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Josh Allen has a new superfan—The Citrus Bowl’s Twitter account

April 23, 2019

Earlier today, UK football edge defender Josh Allen got a unique endorsement for the Arizona Cardinals to take him first overall in the upcoming NFL Draft.With the draft just three days away, the Twitter...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari smiles as he walks off the court after the game against Houston in the NCAA tournament Sweet 16 on Friday, March 30, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Kentucky won 62-58 and will play Auburn in the Elite Eight. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK basketball adds Bucknell grad transfer Nate Sestina

April 4, 2019

Kentucky men's basketball has just added a graduate transfer for the second consecutive year after 22-year old Bucknell soon-to-be grad Nate Sestina officially announced his decision to commit to UK via...

Kentucky fans watch the UK v. Houston game on State Street on March 29, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Revelers celebrate on State Street after UK basketball win

Kernel News Desk March 29, 2019

An influx of UK fans filled State Street to celebrate UK's 62-58 win over Houston in its NCAA Sweet Sixteen game on Friday night.Police officers mixed with party-goers as heavily armored Lexington police...


Bill! Bill! Bill! Beloved TV star to visit UK in November

Ryan Page November 2, 2018

The year is 2008. You walk into your third-grade classroom and your body fills with excitement. The television is sitting on the cart, plugged into the outlet, ready to go. Your teacher puts a DVD into...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) high fives fans as he walks by. UK football players and coaches greeted fans during Cat Walk before their game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football’s week-long Times Square ads cost $16,000 total

Bailey Vandiver October 30, 2018

Most of the state of Kentucky has been keeping a close eye on the Kentucky football team for a couple of months now.This week, visitors to Times Square are watching the Wildcats, too. Kentucky football...

Two members of the UK Cheerleading team dressed up as Murray States mascot during the game on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Murray State ‘mascot’ at Kentucky football game has been unmasked

Sydney Momeyer September 19, 2018

UK has added a new member to Murray State’s football fandom.On Saturday, Sept. 15, UK football beat Murray State 48-10. The game not only featured a great win for UK, but also an apparent new mascot...

Students stand on a flipped car on State Street on Saturday, September 8, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky after the UK football team beat the Florida Gators 27-16, ending a 31-year losing streak. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Lexington Police need help identifying students who flipped car on State Street

Kernel News Staff September 14, 2018

The Lexington Police Department is asking for help in identifying several individuals responsible for flipping a car on State Street after UK Football’s Saturday win over Florida.After the Wildcats ended...

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