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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky freshman guard Ashton Hagans chases after Wofford sophomore guard Storm Murphy during the game against Wofford in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky defense locks down Wofford sharp-shooter in second round win

March 23, 2019

Thursday, March 21: Wofford’s Fletcher Magee goes 7-of-12 from the three-point line against Seton Hall and breaks the all-time record for career three-pointers in NCAA Division 1 history.Saturday, March...

Freshman guard Immanuel Quickley and Freshman guard Ashton Hagans celebrate after Hagans scores a three pointer. University of Kentucky mens basketball team defeated Vanderbilt University 56-47 at Rupp Arena on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK rolls past the Dawgs 69-49 on the road

January 15, 2019

The Wildcats took a trip down to Athens, Georgia to take on the Georgia Bulldogs in UK’s second SEC road game of the season Tuesday night. Despite another slow start, Kentucky came out on top 69-49 for...

Kentucky freshman guard Keldon Johnson celebrates after hitting a three-pointer during the game against Utah on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 88-61. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky routs Utah 88-61

December 15, 2018

The Kentucky Wildcats picked up where they left off after their loss to Seton Hall with Saturday’s 88-61 win over Utah.Wildcat freshman Tyler Herro started things off for the Wildcats with an Ashton...

Redshirt freshman Jemarl Baker Jr. competes in the 3-point contest during Big Blue Madness on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Jemarl Baker not close to making debut for Kentucky basketball

November 14, 2018

With Kentucky holding a massive lead over North Dakota for most of the second half, Wednesday evening seemed like a good night for Jemarl Baker to make his debut, but apparently he’s not close to getting...

Redshirt freshman Jemarl Baker Jr. competes in the 3-point contest during Big Blue Madness on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Baker likes to keep it ‘simple’ on the court and in his closet

October 22, 2018

The California kid doesn’t just bring three-pointers to the bluegrass state; he’s also brought his west-coast style to the south.Kentucky’s redshirt-freshman guard Jemarl Baker, Jr. shared that his...

Sophomore PJ Washington competes in the dunk contest during Big Blue Madness on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Dunk and 3-point contest highlight Big Blue Madness festivities

October 12, 2018

The men's basketball scrimmage at Big Blue Madness features little defense and no competition, so to spice things up this year, the team hosted a three-point and dunk contest to feed their competitive...

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Season 3 Episode 4: How long will Calipari coach?

Kernel Sports October 9, 2018

In the latest installment, Chris, Erika and Chase recap the end of the Texas A&M football game and Chase administers a UK basketball Pro Day quiz. Who gets the most questions right? Listen and find...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari addresses the media during the press conference before Kentuckys open practice on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. Kentucky will play Kansas State in the Sweet 16 game in the NCAA tournament on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Preseason roundtable with Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari

October 8, 2018

In early September, UK men's basketball head coach John Calipari hosted a roundtable discussion with several reporters that featured a variety of topics.Here's everything that was said.On if he changed...

Kentucky freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander waits for the ball during Kentuckys open practice on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. Kentucky will play Kansas State in the Sweet 16 game in the NCAA tournament on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Gilgeous-Alexander heading for the NBA Draft

Kernel Sports Staff April 9, 2018

After a breakout freshman season, guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander took to SportsCenter on Tuesday to to declare for the 2018 NBA Draft.Gilgeous-Alexander will also hire an agent; therefore, he is ineligible...

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Between the Blue & White Lines: JeBALL Shot Maker (Jemarl Baker)

Kernel Sports Staff February 9, 2018

The guys sit down with UK men's basketball player Jemarl Baker to discuss their new nickname for him, Brad Calipari's obsession with The Blacklist and the possibility of seeing the sharpshooter next season.After...

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Baker and Wynyard not expected to return this year

Kernel Sports Staff February 5, 2018

In this morning’s SEC Teleconference, UK head coach John Calipari offered some injury updates on Jemarl Baker and Tai Wynyard, and it was not good news.Wynyard, who hasn’t played since Dec. 31 against...

Kentucky redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo gets the rebound during the game against Eastern Tennessee State University on Friday, November 17, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 78-61. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Notes from UK Men’s Basketball Dec. 19 practice

Chris Leach December 19, 2017

As Kentucky prepares for its game against UCLA, media was invited to sit in on Tuesday’s practice and observe how the team is progressing. Here are some notes of what took place at Tuesday’s practice.Calipari...

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