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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky graduate student forward Nate Sestina dunks the ball to finish Kentucky’s game against Michigan State as part of the State Farm Champions Classic on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. UK won 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Another year, another stabilizing grad transfer for UK basketball

November 11, 2019

For the second year in a row, the Kentucky men’s basketball team has added a player to its roster that we aren’t used to seeing in the blue and white. Last year, that player came in the form of Stanford...

Kentucky graduate student forward Reid Travis passes the ball to freshman guard Ashton Hagans during the game against Wofford in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats escape Wofford by shutting down Magee

March 23, 2019

With their backs against the wall without star forward P.J. Washington, UK got a narrow victory against all-time career three-point leader Fletcher Magee and the seventh-seeded Wofford Terriers, escaping...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari addresses the media at a press conference on Friday, Mar. 22, 2019, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Kentucky will take on the Wofford Terriers in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday Mar. 23. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Calipari ‘can’t imagine’ Washington playing against Wofford

March 22, 2019

Kentucky head coach John Calipari didn’t give a definitive answer about whether sophomore PJ Washington will be out Saturday against Wofford, but he suggests the Cats will likely be without him. Washington,...

Kentucky graduate student forward Reid Travis shoots the ball during the game against Abilene Christian in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019, at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky basketball cruises in NCAA first round

March 21, 2019

The second-seeded UK basketball team rolled past its first-round matchup without forward P.J. Washington on Thursday. UK beat the 15th-seeded Abilene Christian Wildcats 79-44. Reid Travis put on a show,...

The Kentucky wildcats mens basketball team walks of the court after the SEC tournament semifinals game against Tennessee on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky lost 78-82. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK loses a healthy Reid Travis to foul trouble in loss to UT

March 16, 2019

“The guys had my back and said we’re going to let you lead us and I did and made the move and he fouled out. I said some vulgar things that I should probably take back,” Tennessee’s Grant Williams...

Kentucky graduate student forward Reid Travis takes a shot during the SEC tournament quarterfinals game against Alabama on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Reid Travis exhibits reckless abandon, strength in return

March 15, 2019

Reid Travis is back.After nearly four weeks of being sidelined from a knee sprain suffered in Missouri, Travis immediately picked up 23 minutes in his return. He scored eight points, grabbed seven rebounds...

Kentucky graduate student forward Reid Travis defends during the SEC tournament quarterfinals game against Alabama on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Wildcats advance to the SEC tournament semifinals

March 15, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats are in search of their fifth straight SEC tournament title and became one step closer Friday evening as they took on the Alabama Crimson Tide in the quarterfinals. After being defeated...

Kentucky graduate student forward Reid Travis slams the ball through the net during the game against University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 78-61. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

With Reid or not with Reid? That is the question

Erika Bonner March 11, 2019

“Do you guys know Reid Travis is on our team? You guys do know that, right?” John Calipari joked after UK’s last regular season game against Florida.Yes, Coach, we are aware, as I’m sure every...

Sophomore forward Nick Richards walks off of the court at halftime. UK mens basketball team lost to Tennessee 71-52 at Thompson Bowling Arena on Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Calipari’s adjustments weren’t enough to get a win over UT

March 2, 2019

After an 86-69 UK domination in Rupp Arena a few weeks ago, the roles were reversed Saturday afternoon in Knoxville. The Wildcats took a 71-52 loss to the Volunteers in Thompson-Boling Arena, but this...

UTs team walks down the court while Immanuel Quickly walks by. UK mens basketball team lost to Tennessee 71-52 at Thompson Bowling Arena on Saturday, March 2, 2019, in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Cats embarrassed in Tennessee revenge game

March 2, 2019

Two weeks ago, the Tennessee Volunteer basketball team came into Rupp Arena as the No. 1 team in the country. They were dominated by Kentucky, and decided they’d return the favor against Kentucky at...

Kentucky and Tennessee players fight for a rebound during the game against Tennessee on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Tennessee 86-69. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK, Tennessee set for rematch in Knoxville

Jake Maynard March 1, 2019

Kentucky basketball travels to Knoxville Saturday for the team’s second matchup with Tennessee of the season. The No. 7 Volunteers have a 61.5% chance of victory, per ESPN. Kentucky won 86-69 against...

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