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NCAA Tournament Sweet 16: No. 2 UK vs. No. 3 UCLA game breakdown

Chris Leach March 24, 2017

The anticipated rematch between the UK men’s basketball team and the UCLA Bruins lived up to its hype. After a first half that featured 13 lead changes, the Cats were able to pull away late to take down...

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Fox’s 39 points lift UK past UCLA in Sweet 16

Anthony Crawford March 24, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In the hyped rematch between No. 2 UK men's basketball and the No. 3 UCLA Bruins, UK was powered by freshman De'Aaron Fox in the 86-75 Sweet 16 victory. UK's freshman point guard led...

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NCAA Scouting Report: UCLA Bruins

Anthony Crawford March 23, 2017

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There are two major factors that make the Sweet 16 game between UK men’s basketball and the UCLA Bruins one of the more exciting matchups fans will see this round.First, the game stands...

Position Preview for UK/UCLA rematch in the Sweet 16

Position Preview for UK/UCLA rematch in the Sweet 16

Anthony Crawford March 22, 2017

The story of the game in March is to survive and advance, and UK men’s basketball did just that this past weekend in Indianapolis. The Cats now move on, following wins over Northern Kentucky and Wichita...

Lonzo Ball dribbles down the court during the Wildcats game against the UCLA Bruins at Papa Johns Stadium on December 3, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.

LaVar Ball gives his opinion on the UCLA and UK matchup

Chris Leach March 22, 2017

When UCLA beat UK in early December, not many people knew who LaVar Ball was yet, but the father of star point guard Lonzo Ball has since taken center stage.Ball has made numerous headlines for making...

The UCLA bench watches as Isaac Hamilton lets a three fly during the Wildcats game against the UCLA Bruins at Papa Johns Stadium on December 3, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.

No. 11 UCLA uses strong second half, timely shooting to hand No.1 UK first loss

By Chris Angolia December 3, 2016

A sloppy second half on Saturday afternoon at Rupp Arena proved costly for No. 1 UK, as No. 11 UCLA picked up a 97-92 victory, snapping UK’s 42-game home win streak.“I mean, just wasn’t the same...

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KY Kernel Sports Podcast – Episode 3

Kernel Sports Staff December 2, 2016

KY Kernel Sports editors Anthony Crawford (@a_craw_) and Chris Angolia (@cangolia3) are joined by Cats Illustrated/Rivals Staff Writer Derek Terry (@DerekSTerry) for the third episode of the podcast.The...

Freshman guard Malik Monk goes up for a layup during the game against Cleveland State on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 101-70. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

UK looks to avenge last year’s loss against No. 11 UCLA

Chris Angolia November 30, 2016

On Saturday afternoon at Rupp Arena, two of the most storied programs in college basketball are set to go head-to-head when No. 1 UK hosts No. 11 UCLA in what is shaping up to be one of the biggest games...

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