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Kentucky Wildcats forward Isaac Humphries celebrates a basket against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2017 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament South Regional Elite 8 at FedExForum in Memphis, TN on Friday March 24, 2017. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff

Isaac Humphries decides to turn professional

Kernel Sports Staff April 12, 2017

Two and a half weeks after Isaac Humphries had a career game against North Carolina in the Elite Eight, the sophomore from Australia has decided to go to the next level and turn professional.Humphries...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Isaac Humphries celebrates after hitting a jump shot during the 2017 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament South Regional Elite 8 at FedExForum on Sunday, March 26, 2017 in Memphis, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Humphries’ surprise big game not enough to lift the Cats over UNC

Chris Leach March 26, 2017

Isaac Humphries had been struggling to find his rhythm all season, but he found it when the UK men’s basketball team needed it most, in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament against the North Carolina...

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Maye’s last-second shot downs UK, denies Cats trip to Final Four

Anthony Crawford March 26, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — As the last game to play before the Final Four was set, No. 2 UK men’s basketball and the No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels combined for a classic in the South Regional Final. In the...

Freshman guard Malik Monk goes for a layup during the game against Cleveland State on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Monk, Fox lead Briscoe-less UK to victory over the Vikings

Anthony Crawford November 23, 2016

Thoughts of the impending turkey dinner didn’t weigh No. 1 UK basketball down the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, as the team got out to one of its best starts to eventually beat the Cleveland State Vikings...

Freshman guard DeAaron Fox scores a basket during the Blue and White Scrimmage at Rupp Arena on Friday, October 21, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Blue Team defeated the White Team 110-94. Photo by Lydia Emeric | Staff 

Cats prepare for first exhibition game against Clarion

Bailey Vandiver October 26, 2016

The UK men’s basketball team begins its season on Sunday. In the first of two exhibition games, the Cats face Clarion University, head coach John Calipari’s alma mater, for the second time since Calipari...

Malik Monk goes up for a dunk during Big Blue Madness on Friday, October 14, 2016 in Lexington, Ky.

MBB practice report Oct. 18

By Chris Angolia October 18, 2016

UK basketball invited members of the media to observe practice on Tuesday afternoon as the team prepares for the upcoming season as well as the Blue and White scrimmage that is coming up on Friday night.Forwards...

Isaac Humphries is introduced during Big Blue Madness on Friday, October 14, 2016 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky..

What we learned: Madness 2016

By Chris Angolia October 14, 2016

As is the case every year in the Bluegrass, Big Blue Madness gives fans the first look at the 2016-17 UK Basketball team. With the practice/scrimmage format that Madness always showcases, we were able...

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats looks on during the NCAA Tournament first round game against the Stony Brook Seawolves at Wells Fargo Arena on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Preseason Q&A with John Calipari

KY Kernel Sports Staff October 2, 2016

On if he had a plan for Isaiah Briscoe’s shooting in the offseason:“No. We sat down and talked about it. He’s really improved his shooting. I think part of it is going to be if he has the ball a...

Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis (3) drives the baseline during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 78-53. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

3-Point Shot: UK vs. Vanderbilt preview

Josh Ellis February 26, 2016

No. 16 UK (21-7, 11-4) v. Vanderbilt (17-11, 9-6)                          Tipoff: Saturday, 4 p.m., Memorial Gymnasium, Nashville, Tennessee TV: CBS Radio: UK Radio Network, Sirius Channel...

Freshman guard Isaiah Briscoe (13) and sophomore guard Tyler Ulis (3) laugh after a timeout during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 78-53. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

Positions battles for UK vs. Vanderbilt

Anthony Crawford February 26, 2016

The return of senior Alex Poythress gave the Cats new life coming off a loss at Texas A&M. With the forward back, the team handled the Alabama Crimson Tide easily. UK will have to go through the Vanderbilt...

Forward Isaac Humphries of the UK Wildcats jumps for a rebound during the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Rupp Arena. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

3 Point Shot: SEC pressure heating up for Cats

Josh Ellis February 22, 2016

The Cats will to make up for their big loss to Tennessee when they face Alabama. Here are three things to know for Tuesday's game.SEC race tightensThe Crimson Tide is coming off a loss at home to Mississippi...

Head coach John Calipari talks with Guard Tyler Ulis on the sidelines in the game against Tennessee.

UK vs. Texas A&M Game Breakdown

February 20, 2016

The No. 14 UK men’s basketball team was unable to pull out a victory on the road against Texas A&M. The back-and-forth game turned into an overtime thriller quickly as the Aggies would win on an...

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