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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentuckys KeKe McKinney boxes out an opponent during the University of Kentucky vs. Wofford womens basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 98-37 Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff.

Kentucky blown out on the road by Tennessee 70-53

Barkley Truax January 24, 2021

No. 12 Kentucky was dismantled by the No. 25 ranked Tennessee Lady Volunteers 70-53 in Knoxville Sunday.The Wildcats started slow, beginning the game 1-for-9 from the field (1-of-5 on three-pointers) and...

A man leads the marchers in song during the annual Holiday Freedom March on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

“Let it shine.” Hundreds march in downtown Lexington, keeping MLK’s legacy alive.

Sarah Michels January 18, 2021

 Footstep after footstep crunched snow along Lexington’s downtown streets Monday morning to the subdued tune of “This Little Light of Mine.” The Rev. Michael A. Wilson’s voice rang out clearly...

Kentucky sophomore guard Rhyne Howard loks for an opening to the basket during the game against Tennessee on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 80-76. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Rhyne Howard drops career-high 37 points against Tennessee

January 5, 2020

The last time the Kentucky Wildcats matched up against Tennessee, the Vols held then-Kentucky freshman Rhyne Howard to six points and five rebounds. This time around, the sophomore flipped the script. In...

UK sophomore Rhyne Howard lays the ball up during UK’s Big Blue Madness on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 13 Cats roll past Stetson 67-48

Eric Decker November 13, 2019

After a pedestrian, at least by her standards, nine-point performance in the 67-52 win over Middle Tennessee, Rhyne Howard broke out to the tune of a season-high 24 points in the 67-48 drubbing of Stetson...

Senior guard Taylor Murray dribbles the ball up the court. University of Kentucky womens basketball team lost to South Carolina 74-70 at Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb| Staff

Cats survive Tiger comeback on senior day

Jake Maynard February 24, 2019

The Kentucky’s women’s basketball team defeated the LSU Tigers 57-52 Sunday afternoon to keep them in the race for the SEC Championship. This is the Wildcats’ second win over LSU this season, and...

Freshman guard Blair Green high-fives Senior guard Taylor Murray during a timeout in the game against Vanderbilt on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Memorial Colliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won with a final score of 77-55. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK women’s basketball defeats Arkansas with late Howard jumper

Jake Maynard February 17, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats women’s basketball team beat the Arkansas Razorbacks 61-59 in a nail-biter in their Play4Kay Game, which was dedicated to former NC State coach Kay Yow, who died of breast cancer...

Freshman guard Rhyne Howard waits for a play to be set during the game against Middle Tennessee on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated the Blue Raiders 72-55. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats steal 15 and a road game from Alabama

Jake Maynard February 11, 2019

The Kentucky women’s basketball team extended its win streak to three games with a 68-53 win over Alabama Monday night. Rhyne Howard and Maci Morris combined for a total of 40 points.Howard lead all...

Senior Maci Morris talks to her teammates during the game against Rhode Island on Thursday, December 6, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kentucky women’s basketball loses to Texas A&M 73-71

Jake Maynard January 27, 2019

The UK women’s basketball team lost 73-71 to No. 24 ranked Texas A&M Sunday evening, making it the No. 15 ranked Wildcats’ third loss in six games.  After scoring a combined eight points last...

Sophomore forward Keke McKinney looks for an open teammate to pass to during the game against Middle Tennessee on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated the Blue Raiders 72-55. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK’s late-game triumph pushes Wildcats past LSU

Jake Maynard January 17, 2019

The no. 16 ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team, without two key players due to injuries, performed a late-game comeback to beat the LSU Tigers 64-60 on the road Thursday evening. The Cats are now...

Sophomore forward Tatyana Wyatt shoots from the paint during the game against Middle Tennessee on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated the Blue Raiders 72-55. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Women’s basketball regains momentum with win over Blue Raiders

Mohammad Ahmad December 15, 2018

Last Sunday, the no. 18 ranked UK women’s basketball team watched its undefeated record disappear following a tight road loss to in-state rival Louisville Cardinals.Nonetheless, Saturday’s home win...

Senior guard Taylor Murray dribbles along the baseline during the game against Middle Tennessee on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated the Blue Raiders 72-55. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats ride hot start to move to 10-1

Mohammad Ahmad December 15, 2018

The No. 18 ranked UK women’s basketball team put its loss against Louisville behind it and took care of business at Memorial Coliseum Saturday afternoon in a 72-55 victory over the Middle Tennessee Blue...

Junior guard Taylor Murray gets ready to pass the ball during the game against California on Thursday, December 21, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky was defeated 62-52. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

UK’s SEC Tournament run ends in the quarterfinals

Roman West March 2, 2018

On Friday afternoon, the Kentucky women’s basketball team fell to the No. 1 seed Mississippi State 81-58 in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament.Kentucky’s best player was Taylor Murray, who led...

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