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Kentucky Wildcats guard CJ Fredrick (1) hangs his head during the Kentucky vs. South Carolina mens basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. South Carolina won 71-68, ending Kentucky’s 28-game home winning streak. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky loses 28-game home win streak in stunner loss to South Carolina

Cole Parke, Sports Editor January 11, 2023

Kentucky mens basketball was stunned 71-68 inside Rupp Arena by the South Carolina Gamecocks on Tuesday, ending a 28-game home winning streak for the program. The 2022-23 season has been nothing short...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Robyn Benton (1) passes the ball 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

Meet the team: 2022-2023 womens basketball team

Jack Spurgeon, Reporter October 12, 2022

It’s just about basketball time once again in the bluegrass, with the womens basketball team looking to reinvent itself. This year's squad is fresh off a 19-12 season that was capped off with the first...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) acknowledges fans after the UK vs. Florida mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 78-57. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Meet the team: 2022-2023 mens basketball team

Ian Alvano, Reporter October 12, 2022

It’s just about basketball time once again in the bluegrass, with the mens basketball team looking to redeem itself. This year's squad is fresh off a 28-8 season that saw the team earn a No. 2 seed in...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Dontaie Allen (11) shoots the ball during the UK vs. Central Michigan men’s basketball game on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 85-57. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

To leave or not to leave: Kentucky basketball roster update

Hunter Shelton April 14, 2022

As the offseason pushes onward and the transfer portal continues to take over the college basketball landscape, Kentucky is once again wondering what its team will look like come the 2022-23 season.The...

Kentucky celebrates after scoring a point during the University of Kentucky vs. Missouri volleyball game on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Basketball school? Football school? Everything school

Cole Parke October 29, 2021

The University of Kentucky has held a long-standing reputation in the world of collegiate athletics as a “basketball school.”For years, UK has been renowned for the legendary men’s program led by...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Keion Brooks Jr. (12) dunks a rebound in during the University of Kentucky vs. Auburn mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 82-80. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Get to know: 2021-2022 men’s basketball roster

Kennedy Whitby October 7, 2021

Jacob Toppin - 0Year: JuniorHometown: Brooklyn, New YorkPosition: Forward2020-2021 Stats:5.2 PPG3.5 RPG0.7 APGAbout: Toppin is entering his second year with the Wildcats after transferring from Rhode Island....

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New year, new roster: Men’s basketball players

Hunter Shelton November 24, 2020

If there is any group of fans used to learning an abundance of new names every basketball season, it’s Big Blue Nation.This year is no different, as 12 players will dawn Kentucky blue on the hardwood...

Kentucky junior forward Tatyana Wyatt keeps the ball away from a defender during the Kentucky vs University of Louisville women’s basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 67-66. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Get to know: Women’s basketball roster

Grant Grubbs November 24, 2020

This year’s Kentucky Women’s Basketball team appears to have an excellent season on the horizon. The Cats are a projected top team due to their mix of young talent and veteran experience.Meet the team:OLIVIA...

University of Kentucky freshman Carson Coleman pitches during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats prepped for season opener in Kentucky Proud Park

Madison Dennis February 26, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels baseball teams are set to play in the new Kentucky Proud Park for the first time this season. The Wildcats are hoping to bounce back after a loss...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Isaiah Briscoe calms down head coach John Calipari as he reacts to a call during the 2017 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament South Regional Sweet 16 at FedExForum on Friday, March 24, 2017 in Memphis, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Isaiah Briscoe inks his first NBA deal

Kernel Sports Staff July 5, 2018

Former UK basketball guard Isaiah Briscoe has agreed to his first NBA deal with the Orlando Magic after an outstanding season with Estonian team Kalev, first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.For...

Head coach John Calipari shakes fans hands during Big Blue Madness on Friday, October 13, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Reid Travis commits to UK basketball

June 20, 2018

Reid Travis, a graduate transfer from Stanford, announced his commitment to the UK basketball team on Wednesday. The 6-8, 240-pound forward decided to transfer from Stanford after he graduated.He played...

Members of the UK Mens Basketball team pose for a portrait during the University of Kentucky Mens Basketball photo day on Monday, September 18, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Men’s Basketball 2017-18 Roster

Brianna Dooley October 13, 2017

After five of last year's Cats signed NBA contracts, head coach John Calipari has reloaded his squad with more young talent. Have a look at the 2017-18 UK men's basketball team:PJ WASHINGTON (#25)Height:...

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