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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats guard Davion Mintz (10) dribbles the ball up the court during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State University mens basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 82-69. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

What drove Davion Mintz back to Kentucky?

Barkley Truax July 8, 2021

The pieces of the 2021-22 Kentucky men’s basketball have fallen in place and may be wrapped up with the return of Davion Mintz. Mintz and the rest of the returning roster from last season are looking...

Ricky Lumpkin concentrates on the lecture that his professor is giving on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in the White Hall classroom building in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Victoria Rogers | Staff

Wildcat, turned NFL pro, returns to campus to counsel student-athletes coming after him

Erika Bonner February 12, 2020

He’s a husband, a father and—to folks in the Bluegrass state—a former Wildcat football player.He’s Ricky Lumpkin, retired NFL defensive lineman, current academic counselor for UK football and now,...

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The chance to make working into living

Ryder Noah From October 7, 2019

When Tayari Jones, author of "An American Marriage," spoke at UK on Oct. 2 about her book and experience in writing, I had already been questioning my options for graduate school. She had dropped out of...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) yells at the crowd during the game against Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 28 to 7. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Snell, Kentucky ride motivation to big win over Miss St.

September 22, 2018

Motivation can be a big factor for a team when used properly, and in Kentucky’s 28-7 over Mississippi State, the Cats had plenty to be motivated for.First, there is Benny Snell, who once again was on...

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