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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kenutcky mens basketball player Oscar Tshiebwe signs autographs for fans during a summer camp at Joe Craft Center on June 29, 2021.

Oscar Tshiebwe: Crashing the boards, dominating the paint

Barkley Truax June 29, 2021

Kentucky’s big man is finally back in Lexington.If you were wondering why Oscar Tshiebwe hasn’t been to any of the camps this summer, it’s because he took an extended vacation following the end of...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari and Kentucky freshman forward EJ Montgomery talk during the game against Texas A&M on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 84-75. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Montgomery’s physicality sets him apart in South Carolina win

February 5, 2019

“EJ Montgomery’s going to have to play more…. You need to have separators in the game at some point that can make a play out of nothing. He does that,” Kentucky head Coach John Calipari said back...

Kentucky sophomores PJ Washington and Nick Richards celebrate during the game against Kansas on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won with a final score of 71-63. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Travis, Washington thrive against Lawson matchup

January 26, 2019

“P.J. had a spirit about him. He had a spirit about him. He had a confidence about him. He let the game come.”Kentucky head coach John Calipari had nothing but positive things to say about sophomore...

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Bob Burrow’s legacy lives on through family

Jake Maynard January 9, 2019

Big Blue Nation lost one of its brightest stars.On January 3rd, 2019, Robert “Bob” Brantley Burrow passed away at the age of 84.Burrow was born in Malvern, Arkansas but played high school basketball...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyler Herro and sophomore forward Nick Richards attempt to guard the basket during the game against Tennessee State University on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at Rupp Arena, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 77-62. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Calipari believes confidence is the root of all problems

November 23, 2018

The Kentucky Wildcats went 1-of-10 from beyond the arc in the first half of their 77-62 win over Tennessee State Friday night—but according to head coach John Calipari, offense isn’t the problem.Kentucky...

Kentucky graduate student forward Reid Travis goes in for a layup during the game against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at Rupp Arena, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 82-92. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Kentucky defeats VMI 92-82

November 18, 2018

Kentucky’s big men showed up Sunday evening in their 92-82 win over Virginia Military Institute—Reid Travis and PJ Washington combined for 24 rebounds and 41 points.The Cats seemed to have the offensive...

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