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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 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 forward Dreuna Edwards (44) watches the ball during a free throw 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 Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky womens basketball defeats Vanderbilt 69-65; secures third-straight victory

Cole Parke February 17, 2022

Kentucky womens basketball (12-11) defeated Vanderbilt (12-15) 69-65 inside Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, securing the third consecutive victory for the Wildcats.The win marks the first time Kentucky...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Robyn Benton (1) drives the ball into the paint during the UK vs. Merrimack women’s basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-56. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 16 Kentucky breezes past Merrimack 90-56

Cole Parke December 5, 2021

No. 16 Kentucky (6-1) defeated Merrimack (2-5) 90-56 in Memorial Coliseum to increase their win streak to four games.Four Wildcats secured double-digit point totals, led by Rhyne Howard who scored 21....

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (10) puts the ball up during the UK vs. Florida women’s SEC Tournament basketball game on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. UK won 73-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Takeaways from from WBB Blue-White Scrimmage

Barkley Truax October 24, 2021

The women’s basketball team hosted their Blue-White Scrimmage Sunday afternoon inside Memorial Coliseum. There were only a hundred or so spectators on hand to witness the start of the season for the...

UK warms up before the UK vs. Florida women’s SEC Tournament basketball game on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. UK won 73-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Get To Know: 2021-2022 women’s basketball roster

Cole Parke October 8, 2021

It’s almost basketball time in the Bluegrass once again, and this year’s women’s team is ready to make a splash. This year comes fresh off the heels of an 18-9 season that abruptly came to an end...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Dreuna Edwards (44) tries to grab a rebound during the UK vs. Georgia women’s SEC Tournament basketball game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. UK lost 78-66. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Editors’ picks: Kentucky men’s and women’s basketball

Hunter Shelton and Barkley Truax October 7, 2021

What record will Kentucky finish with this season?Men’s:Hunter — This Kentucky team’s ceiling could call for more than 25 wins. However, if we’re facing the reality that this group could struggle...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (10) falls after putting up a shot during the UK vs. Georgia women’s SEC Tournament basketball game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. UK lost 78-66. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Caitlin Clark (Kent): Super freshman leads Iowa’s beatdown of UK

Braden Ramsey March 23, 2021

Kentucky’s tip for its matchup with Iowa was 3:30 p.m. E.T. Unfortunately, the Cats didn’t get the memo, not really showing up before garbage time during the Hawkeyes 86-74 beatdown of them on Tuesday...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Chasity Patterson (15) dribbles the ball into the paint during the UK vs. Georgia women’s SEC Tournament basketball game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. UK lost 78-66. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

History bodes ill for WBB in NCAA Tournament; but Cats have chance to rewrite narrative

Braden Ramsey March 11, 2021

Everyone knows the long and illustrious resume of Kentucky’s men’s basketball program: most all-time wins, highest all-time winning percentage, 17 Final Fours, eight NCAA Championships, so on and so...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Jazmine Massengill (13) guards the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee women’s basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 71-56. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Fresh start the right fit for Massengill to bring her A-game

Eric Decker March 4, 2021

After nearly a year not knowing what her immediate future would hold, Jazmine Massengill now is a crucial piece of the Kentucky team that hopes to contend nationally once March rolls around.“I just came...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Chasity Patterson (15) warms up before the UK vs. Missouri womens basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 61-55. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

Kentucky dominates rematch with Tennessee 71-56

Ryan Fetsch February 12, 2021

Last night, UK’s women’s basketball team faced off in a rematch against rival Tennessee. After a disappointing loss in Knoxville a few weeks ago, the Cats dominated the No. 17 Lady Vols 71-56. Kentucky’s...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Jazmine Massengill (13) dribbles towards her defender during the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee women’s basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 71-56. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Revenge Factor: Massengill keys Kentucky’s revolution over the Lady Vols

Braden Ramsey February 12, 2021

The first time Jazmine Massengill took the floor versus her former school, the Cats played possibly their worst game of the season and left Knoxville with a 17-point loss. She and her teammates turned...

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