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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley motions to the crowd during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

QUICKer than imagined: Immanuel Quickley headed to New York

Braden Ramsey November 18, 2020

Immanuel Quickley has been selected with the 25th pick of the 2020 NBA Draft.Technically a slot of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Quickley will instead be headed elsewhere. Reports from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyrese Maxey walks away from the huddle during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Where the Wildcats Are: 2020 NBA Draft

Ryan Fetsch November 18, 2020

Every year, the NBA Draft causes all sorts of discussion on who the top pick should be used on. There has not been this much discourse over the number one spot since the rumor of Patrick Ewing and the...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley celebrates after he makes the free throws that ended the game against Florida on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 65-59. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Immanuel Quickley declares for NBA Draft, signs with agent

Erika Bonner April 13, 2020

Kentucky guard Immanuel Quickley has become the next domino to fall. The sophomore has officially declared for the NBA Draft and is signing with an agent, forgoing his remaining college eligibility.“It...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley walks across the court during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Quickley named AP All-America honorable mention

Kernel Sports Staff March 20, 2020

After being named SEC Player of the Year last week, UK sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley was listed as an All-America honorable mention by the Associated Press.Louisville's Jordan Nwora was named to the...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley gets set on defense during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

SEC men’s basketball postseason awards announced, Quickley SEC Player of the Year

Kernel Sports Staff March 10, 2020

Just days ahead of the SEC Tournament in Nashville, No. 1 seeded Kentucky has four players winning postseason awards, included the top league award. Sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley was named SEC Player...

Kentucky sophomore forward EJ Montgomery gets excited in the huddle before the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Complete (18)0: Kentucky rallies to defeat Florida in Gainesville

Braden Ramsey March 7, 2020

My, how the turn tables.Just five days after giving up a 17-point lead versus Tennessee, Kentucky one-upped the Vols by climbing back from an 18-point second-half deficit to knock off Florida 71-70 on...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyrese Maxey takes the ball to the rim during the game against Florida on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 65-59. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky looks to bounce back in Gainesville

Barkley Truax March 6, 2020

No. 6 Kentucky (24-6, 14-3 SEC) was upset by the Tennessee Volunteers 81-73 on senior night in Rupp Arena this past Tuesday. The Wildcats were outscored by 19 points in the second half.Kentucky has to...

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans, sophomore forward EJ Montgomery and sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley rush over to help junior forward Nick Richards to his feet during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky second-half breakdown results in loss to the Volunteers

March 4, 2020

A 17-point lead just wasn’t enough for a Cats win. After a second half in which Kentucky (24-6, 14-3 SEC) looked like deer in headlights, the Tennessee Volunteers walked out of Rupp Arena with an 81-73...

Kentucky graduate student forward Nate Sestina and Kentucky freshman sophomore Immanuel Quickley boxes out an Auburn player during the University of Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 73-66 to win the SEC regular season championship. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky takes on Tennessee in final home game of the season

Barkley Truax March 2, 2020

Solid performances from Kentucky’s guard trio helped secure its win over Auburn this past Saturday, claiming its 49th SEC regular season championship and the No. 1 seed in the SEC tournament. Immanuel...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley gets set on defense during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Quickley earns second straight SEC Player of the Week honor

Kernel Sports Staff March 2, 2020

For the second straight week, Kentucky sophomore Immanuel Quickley has earned a Player of the Week honor from the SEC league office. The sophomore shares a Co-SEC POW honor with Arkansas' Mason Jones. His...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley motions to the crowd during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK guard trio puts on impressive performance, helps clinch regular-season SEC title

February 29, 2020

“I don’t know that there are three better guards in the league, in the country, what team has got three better guards?” Those three guards that No. 15 Auburn (24-5, 11-5 SEC) head coach Bruce Pearl...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari talks to Freshman guard Immanuel Quickley while walking off of the court. UK mens basketball team played against Auburn at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky set to take on Auburn

Barkley Truax February 29, 2020

The No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats haven’t lost a game since traveling to Auburn Arena Feb. 1. This time around, the No. 15 Auburn Tigers travel to Lexington for a game that could potentially decide the SEC...

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