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Kentucky head coach John Calipari reacts to a foul call during the Kentucky vs Vanderbilt mens basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky won 109-77. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

12 SECONDS: A Kentucky basketball tragedy

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 22, 2024

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 11:14 p.m. ET. In Lexington, Kentucky, fans were going to sleep frustrated and dejected, but in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the party was just beginning as the Tigers of LSU conquered...

Kentucky guard Jordan Burks (23) holds the ball on the ground during the Kentucky vs Vanderbilt mens basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky won 109-77. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

At the buzzer: No. 17 Kentucky crumbles, falls short 75-74 against LSU

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 21, 2024

No. 17 Kentucky men's basketball suffered a surprise defeat against LSU, falling 75-74 inside the Pete Maravich Center in Baton Rouge on Wednesday. The game featured another stellar showing from Antonio...

Kentucky fans cheer after a timeout is called during the Kentucky vs Vanderbilt mens basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky won 109-77. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

At the buzzer: No. 22 Kentucky earns top 15 win at No. 13 Auburn

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 17, 2024

No. 22 Kentucky men's basketball earned a massive road win over No. 13 Auburn inside Neville Arena in Alabama on Saturday. Winning 70-59, the Cats were led by Antonio Reeves, who scored 22 points. The...

Kentucky forward Ugonna Onyenso defends during the Kentucky vs. Ole Miss men’s basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 75-63. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

ANALYSIS: Ugonna Onyenso once again shines in Kentucky’s win over Ole Miss

Tyler Russell, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter February 16, 2024

Kentucky men’s basketball (17-7, 7-4) got back in the win column on Tuesday night, defeating the Ole Miss Rebels (18-6, 5-6) 75-63 in Rupp Arena. Not only did Kentucky defeat the Rebels, it held them...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari instructs players during the Kentucky vs. Tennessee mens’s basketball game on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 103-92. Photo by Isaiah Pinto | Staff

Kentucky head coach John Calipari earns another accolade on a notable anniversary

Alexandra Gooch, Men's Golf Beat Reporter February 16, 2024

During a thrilling night at Rupp Arena, Kentucky showcased its prowess on the court, securing a decisive victory against the Ole Miss Rebels with a final score of 75-63. The Wildcats' triumph marked...

Kentucky players are announced during the Kentucky vs. Ole Miss men’s basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

At the buzzer: No. 22 Kentucky earns bounce-back home win over Ole Miss

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 13, 2024

No. 22 Kentucky men's basketball earned a bounce-back home win over Ole Miss 75-63 inside Rupp Arena on Tuesday. The performance was highlighted by Ugonna Onyenso, who finally achieved the 10-block...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari reacts to a foul call during the No. 17 Kentucky vs. Gonzaga men’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 89-85. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

COLUMN: There’s no home court advantage in Rupp Arena

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor February 13, 2024

For some people, college basketball season is the most wonderful time of the year. It’s competitive, exciting and emotional. When league play starts, a whole new level of emotion is unlocked. For...

Kentucky guard Reed Sheppard (15) takes the ball up during the No. 17 Kentucky vs. Gonzaga men’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 89-85. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky suffers third straight home loss against Gonzaga

Samuel Colmar, Asst. Photo Editor February 11, 2024

Kentucky men’s basketball suffered its third consecutive home loss against Gonzaga on Saturday, February 10, 2024,  falling 89-85 inside Rupp Arena in Lexingon, Kentucky.

Kentucky forward Ugonna Onyenso (33) goes for a rebound during the No. 17 Kentucky vs. Gonzaga men’s basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 89-85. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

At the buzzer: No. 17 Kentucky suffers third straight home loss against Gonzaga

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 10, 2024

No. 17 Kentucky men's basketball suffered its third consecutive home loss against Gonzaga on Saturday, falling 89-85 inside Rupp Arena. The result marked the first time in history a Kentucky team has...

Kentucky guard Justin Edwards (1) goes for a windmill dunk during the Kentucky vs Vanderbilt mens basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky won 109-77. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

ANALYSIS: Justin Edwards shines in Kentucky’s thrashing at Vanderbilt

Tyler Russell, Women's Basketball Beat Reporter February 9, 2024

Before beating the Vanderbilt Commodores (6-16, 1-8) 109-77 in Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville on Feb. 6, the Kentucky Wildcats were struggling. Kentucky had won just two out of its last five games...

Kentucky guard Reed Sheppard (15) runs down the court with the ball during the Kentucky vs Vanderbilt mens basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky won 109-77. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

PHOTOS: Kentucky earns statement bounce-back win at Vanderbilt

Samuel Colmar, Asst. Photo Editor February 8, 2024

  No. 17 Kentucky men’s basketball earned a statement bounce-back win over Vanderbilt inside Memorial Gymnasium on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Kentucky forward Zvonimir Ivišić reacts to a 3-pointer during the Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt men’s basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024, at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Samuel Colmar | Staff

At the buzzer: No. 17 Kentucky earns statement bounce-back win at Vanderbilt

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 6, 2024

No. 17 Kentucky men's basketball earned a statement bounce-back win over Vanderbilt inside Memorial Gymnasium on Tuesday. The game, which finished 109-77, saw a scoring flurry from numerous unusual...

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