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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky head coach John Calipari directs his team during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Notable games: Men’s basketball

Hunter Shelton October 8, 2021

Duke (Season opener)When: Nov. 9 Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City 2020 record: 13-11 (Did not make the NCAA Tournament)Last matchup: No. 4 Duke defeated No. 2 UK 118-84 (Nov. 6, 2018)Notes:...

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 freshman guard Tyrese Maxey puts up a shot during the exhibition game against Georgetown College on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 80-53. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Calipari’s Cats will once again look to be championship contenders

Braden Ramsey November 5, 2019

As the Kentucky Wildcats exited the Sprint Center floor following the overtime loss to Auburn in the Elite Eight in Kansas City, the feeling fans had was one of deja-vu.Two years straight, Kentucky has...

The UK men’s basketball team poses for a photo during media day on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kernel sports editors’ predictions for UK men’s basketball season

Erika Bonner and Mohammad Ahmad November 5, 2019

What will UK’s record be at the end of the regular season?Erika: This is always a hard question for me to predict. While I don’t doubt the Cats will be one of the top four or five best teams in the...

Sophomore forward PJ Washington waits to be checked into the game. University of Kentucky mens basketball team defeated Mississippi State 76-55 at Rupp Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Washington became final push in Kentucky basketball’s home loss

Hailey Peters February 12, 2019

The now 20-4 Kentucky men’s basketball team suffered a buzzer 73-71 loss to the Louisiana State Tigers on Tuesday night in Rupp Arena.The Wildcats played a strategic game, leading the Tigers throughout...

Freshman guard Keldon Johnson celebrates after making a three point shot. No. 8 University of Kentucky mens basketball defeated No. 9 Kansas at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky men’s basketball battles a 65-54 win over the Gators

February 2, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats made a road trip to Gainesville, Florida to take on the Gators in the first of two times the teams will meet this season—the Wildcats coming out on top 65-54 in what was a back-and-forth...

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Kentucky men’s tennis dominates opening day doubleheader

Hailey Peters January 13, 2019

Opening their spring season with a home doubleheader on Sunday, January 13th, the Kentucky men’s tennis team cruised to victory on the courts and proved themselves a force to be reckoned with in the...

Immanuel Quickley calling a play during University of Kentucky mens basketball game against Vanderbilt University at Rupp Arena on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff 

Kentucky basketball defeats Vanderbilt 56-47

January 12, 2019

Kentucky’s second home SEC test wasn’t easy for the Cats, but they pulled away for the 56-47 win over the Vanderbilt Commodores, improving their record to 12-3.Not uncommon to Rupp Arena and the Wildcats...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyler Herro shoots a three-pointer during the game against Louisville on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky won with a final score of 71-58. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Herro notches career-high 24 points in win over Louisville

December 29, 2018

“Shooters shoot, scorers try to score, and I just go out there to try to do my thing.”Post-Louisville victory, Kentucky’s Tyler Herro admitted that he hasn’t shied away from letting the ball leave...

The Kentucky mens soccer team poses for a group photo after a victory after the senior night game against Old Dominion at the Bell Soccer Complex on Friday November 2, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Old Dominion 3-0. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

Kentucky men’s soccer to face Marshall in C-USA tournament semifinals

Mohammad Ahmad November 8, 2018

The UK men’s soccer team will face the Marshall University Thundering Herd in the first semifinal match of the Air Force Reserve Conference USA Men’s Soccer Championship tomorrow night at 4:30 p.m....

Kentucky freshman guard Ashton Hagans reaches for a loose ball during the game against Duke in the State Farm Champions Classic on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats struggle defensively against physical Blue Devils

November 7, 2018

The young Duke Blue Devils brought sharp-shooting, physical post-play and lock-down defense in the highly anticipated rival game in which they blew out the Kentucky Wildcats 118-84.The Cats had no answers...

Sophomore Kalil Elmedkhar (21) fighting for possession. University of Kentucky mens soccer team beat University of Louisville for their 3rd straight win of the season on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb I Staff

Men’s soccer remains undefeated with shutout win over ETSU

Mohammad Ahmad September 26, 2018

The seventh-ranked UK men’s soccer team remains undefeated after beating the Eastern Tennessee State Buccaneers 3-0 at The Bell on Wednesday night. J.J. Williams and Kalil Elmedkhar led UK’s scoring...

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