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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats forward Dreuna Edwards (44) drives 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

Dre’una Edwards: More than just a game-winner

Cole Parke March 7, 2022

Kentucky forward Dre’una Edwards made the 3-point basket to win the Wildcats their first SEC Championship since 1982, but that is far from all to her story.Edwards returned to Kentucky as a junior, looking...

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 freshman Caitlin Brooks swims in the womens 200 yard butterfly during the meet against the University of Cincinnati on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at the Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Women’s Swim and Dive conquers first SEC Championship

Braden Ramsey February 22, 2021

Just a week after receiving its best-ever College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America ranking, No. 3 Kentucky has achieved another milestone: conference champions.The Wildcats vanquished...

Kentucky sophomore Gabby Curry dives for the ball during the match against Murray State in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Murray State three sets to zero. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK fall sports’ success has made history

December 6, 2018

While basketball success is a staple at UK, the fall sports at the school took the nation by storm as several experienced extremely successful seasons.VolleyballUK’s volleyball team, led by Lexington...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) watching the defense play from the sidelines. University of Kentucky football lost to No. 6 Georgia 34-17 at Kroger Field on Saturday, November 3, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Where does Kentucky go after loss to Georgia?

November 3, 2018

All week, Kentucky football fans had one constant thought on their mind: Saturday’s SEC East deciding game against Georgia. A Kroger Field record 63,543 fans came to the football stadium on Saturday...

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Season 3 Episode 6: Does Kentucky football have a chance?

October 30, 2018

The full crew sits down for an extended episode where they analyze the ridiculous Missouri football game before deciding if UK can really go to their first SEC Championship in several generations.

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops yells to his players during the game against South Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated South Carolina 24 to 10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Stoops trying to limit distractions while keeping excitement up

October 29, 2018

It’s no secret that this weekend’s football game for Kentucky is massive, and head coach Mark Stoops knows that. Typically, head coaches try to steer their players away from pregame hype on social...

Freshman forward PJ Washington dives on the floor for a loose ball during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Tennessee defeated Kentucky 61-59. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

History of UK and Tennessee in the SEC title game

March 11, 2018

For the eighth time in school history, Kentucky and Tennessee will meet in the SEC Tournament championship for the chance to call themselves SEC Tournament Champions.All seven of the previous matchups...

Mitch Barnhart during the CATSPYs on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Lexington, Ky.

Barnhart dreaming big after recent success from football team

Cody Ryan December 6, 2017

While college football fans expect their team’s coaches and players to be confident, any college football fan would be envious of UK’s athletic director Mitch Barnhart’s confidence.Barnhart is pleased...

Kentucky during the second round of the Southeastern Conference Championship at Sea Island Golf Clubs Seaside Course in St. Simons Island, Ga., on Saturday, April 16, 2016. (Photo by Steven Colquitt)

McDaniel places 2nd in SEC Championship

John Morgan Francis April 17, 2016

The star of the weekend for the UK men’s golf team was the same over the whole season: Tyler “Chip” McDaniel. The sophomore carded 68, 72, and a final round of -1 under 69 to shoot a total of 209...

The Cats beat Texas A&M 82 to 77 to become to 2016 SEC Champions

SEC Tournament Championship: No. 16 UK vs. No. 17 Texas A&M Game Breakdown

March 13, 2016

The SEC Championship lived up to expectation as the conference’s two best teams faced off in an overtime thriller. UK was able to pull out the win thanks to key shots from Derek Willis and Jamal Murray....

Famurewa leads the way for UK standouts at SEC Championship

Lamar Smith February 28, 2016

The Cats had few standouts in a competitive field for the SEC Championships, which consisted of the six of the top 20 women’s teams, including three of the top five and five of the top 10 men’s teams.The...

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