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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (10) smiles after getting a jump ball call during the UK vs. Presbyterian College womenís basketball game on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 81-53. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Rhyne Howard on her future in the WNBA

Cole Parke April 14, 2022

Kentucky guard Rhyne Howard made history on Monday, becoming the first Kentucky womens basketball star to ever go No. 1 overall in the WNBA Draft, as she was selected by the Atlanta Dream.Howard, while...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (5) smiles after making a 3-pointer during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Rhyne Howard drafted No. 1 overall in 2022 WNBA Draft; makes UK history

Cole Parke April 11, 2022

Kentucky womens basketball star guard Rhyne Howard was selected No. 1 overall by the Atlanta Dream in the 2022 WNBA Draft on Monday.With Howard going No. 1 overall, Kentucky becomes just the 15th college...

Kentucky guard Rhyne Howard (10) takes questions during a postgame press conference after the UK vs. Princeton womens basketball game in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana. Princeton won 69-62. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Rhyne Howard named Wooden Award All-American

Cole Parke March 30, 2022

Kentucky senior guard Rhyne Howard was named a Wooden Award All-American on Wednesday, earning the accolade for the third consecutive year.The team is composed of five of the best womens college basketball...

Kentucky Wildcats center Olivia Owens (00) boxes out during a free throw during the UK vs. Presbyterian College women’s basketball game on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 81-53. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Olivia Owens announces departure from UK womens basketball team

Cole Parke March 28, 2022

Kentucky center Olivia Owens announced via Twitter she was departing the womens basketball team to transfer into law school. “I will be a proud Kentucky Alumnus and will always carry blue in my heart,”...

Kentucky forward Dreuna Edwards (44) holds her jersey in her mouth after the UK vs. Princeton womens basketball game in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana. Princeton won 69-62. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Three Kentucky players enter transfer portal

Cole Parke March 25, 2022

Three Kentucky players announced they will be entering their names into the transfer portal on Friday.Current senior point guard Jazmine Massengill, junior forward Dre’una Edwards and sophomore guard...

Kentucky forward Dreuna Edwards (44) reacts to a foul call during the UK vs. Princeton womens basketball game in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana. Princeton won 69-62. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky loses to Princeton 69-62 in NCAA Tournament Round of 64

Cole Parke March 19, 2022

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—No. 6 seeded Kentucky fell short 69-62 to No. 11 Princeton in the Round of 64 in Bloomington, Indiana, ending the Wildcats' season.The loss ends what was a 10-game winning streak for...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard high fives a fan during the team’s return from the SEC Tournament championship game on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Kentucky. UK defeated No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 with a 3-pointer by Dre’Una Edwards in the last seconds of the game in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Rhyne Howard named AP First Team All-American for third time

Cole Parke March 16, 2022

Kentucky womens basketball star Rhyne Howard made history on Wednesday, becoming the first Wildcat to be named to three consecutive AP All-American First Teams.No other UK player has achieved the feat...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Kyra Elzy holds the cut championship net during the team’s return from the SEC Tournament championship game on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Kentucky. UK defeated No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 with a 3-pointer by Dre’Una Edwards in the last seconds of the game in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky duels Princeton in NCAA Tournament Round of 64

Cole Parke March 14, 2022

No. 6 seeded Kentucky found itself in the Bridgeport Region of the bracket, first facing off against No. 11 seeded Princeton, as it attempts to win its first national championship in program history.The...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Kyra Elzy celebrates with fans during the team’s return from the SEC Tournament championship game on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at Joe Craft Center in Lexington, Kentucky. UK defeated No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 with a 3-pointer by Dre’Una Edwards in the last seconds of the game in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kyra Elzy’s patience and perseverance pay off in Nashville

Hunter Shelton March 10, 2022

“Where do we go from here? We go back to work. There’s nothing else you can do.”These were the words from Kentucky head coach Kyra Elzy after her Wildcats lost 74-63 to Texas A&M on Feb. 6, the...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Jazmine Massengill (3) and guard Rhyne Howard (5) walk onto the court to celebrate with their team during a timeout during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

SEC CHAMPIONS: Kentucky stuns No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 in Nashville

Cole Parke March 6, 2022

For the first time since 1982, No. 7 seeded Kentucky won the SEC Championship, defeating No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 in Nashville on Sunday.The win marked the first time in 40 years under then head coach...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (5) is swarmed by teammates after the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky powers past Tennessee 83-74 to earn spot in SEC Championship

Cole Parke March 5, 2022

No. 7 seeded Kentucky defeated No. 2 Tennessee 83-74 in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament, punching its ticket to its first SEC Title game since 2014.The win extended the Wildcats ongoing winning streak...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (5) smiles after making a 3-pointer during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky defeats No. 2 seeded LSU 78-63 in SEC quarterfinals

Cole Parke March 5, 2022

No. 7 seeded Kentucky defeated No. 2 LSU 78-63 in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament on Friday.With the win, Kentucky improves its win streak to eight games for the first time since the 2014-2015...

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