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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) reaches for a loose ball during the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. UK lost 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky mens basketball reveals 2022-2023 SEC schedule

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

Kentucky mens basketball published its 2022-2023 SEC schedule on Wednesday, revealing the dates and locations of all of UK’s conference games for the upcoming season. The Wildcats had already revealed...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari pumps his fist after a play during the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. UK lost 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Calipari: Kentucky “locked in” ahead of Round of 64 matchup against Saint Peter’s

Hunter Shelton March 16, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS—John Calipari has taken plenty of positive from Kentucky's defeat to Tennessee in the SEC Tournament ahead of Thursday's Round of 64 matchup against Saint Peter's. "Getting beat in the...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Davion Mintz (10) tries to calm down his team during the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. UK lost 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky earns No. 2 seed in NCAA Tournament

Hunter Shelton March 13, 2022

For the first time in three years, the Wildcats are going dancing, this time with a No. 2 next to their name. Kentucky will head to Indianapolis in the East Region to take on the No. 15 seed Saint Peter's...

Kentucky players walk off of the court after the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. UK lost 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Poor shooting halts Kentucky; Cats fall 69-62 to Tennessee in SEC Tournament

Hunter Shelton March 12, 2022

TAMPA, Fla.—Kentucky (26-7) exits the SEC Tournament after a dull, uninspiring performance in the semifinals against Tennessee. After trailing 4-2, Tennessee (25-7) would grab ahold of the lead and...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Kellan Grady (31) looks for an open pass during the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Four takeaways from Kentucky’s 69-62 loss to Tennessee in SEC Tournament Semifinals

Hunter Shelton March 12, 2022

TAMPA, Fla.—Kentucky fell 69-62 to Tennessee in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament on Saturday afternoon inside Amalie Arena. Kentucky trailed for the entirety of the second half, despite cutting...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) drives to the basket during the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Live Updates: Kentucky vs. Tennessee in SEC Tournament Semifinals

Jack Weaver March 12, 2022

No. 3 seed Kentucky will take on No. 2 seed Tennessee in the SEC Tournament Semifinals at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida at approximately 3:30 p.m. EST.The winner will advance to the SEC Tournament finals...

Fans pour into Amalie Arena before the UK vs. Vanderbilt SEC Tournament quarterfinals mens basketball game on Friday, March 11, 2022, in Tampa, Florida. UK won 77-71. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Traveling Kentucky fans provide home court advantage in Tampa

Cole Parke March 12, 2022

TAMPA, Fla.—Despite the SEC Tournament being held in Tampa instead of its usual home in Nashville, Big Blue Nation showed up for its team, providing a home atmosphere for Kentucky, over 800 miles away...

Kentucky will play Vanderbilt in the mens SEC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday, March 11, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Live Updates: Kentucky takes on Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

Jack Weaver March 11, 2022

No. 3 seed Kentucky will take on the Commodores Friday evening at Amalie Arena in Kentucky's first game of the tournament.No. 11 seed Vanderbilt defeated No. 6 seed Alabama 82-76 on Thursday to advance...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) hugs guard Davion Mintz (10) after the UK vs. Alabama mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-81. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky’s road map to the 2022 SEC Tournament title

Hunter Shelton March 6, 2022

The road map for Kentucky to claim an SEC Tournament championship has been revealed. The No. 3 seeded Wildcats earned a double-bye into the quarterfinals of the tournament alongside Auburn, Tennessee...

Kentucky Wildcat John Rhodes (1) rounds first base during the UK vs. Western Kentucky University baseball game on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-5. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Heartbreak in Hoover: Kentucky baseball season halted

Barkley Truax May 25, 2021

Kentucky baseball (29-23) ended their season Tuesday morning in game one of the SEC tournament in a losing effort to No. 9 Florida (36-19) 4-1.Despite the loss, Kentucky finished with 11 hits, scoring...

The starters for UK are introduced before the University of Kentucky vs. University of Georgia softball game on Monday, April 12, 2021, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 5-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky falls to No. 3 Alabama 5-1 in historic night for Crimson Tide

Barkley Truax May 13, 2021

Alabama (43-7) defeated Kentucky (39-12) 5-1 Thursday night, advancing to the SEC Tournament semifinals behind Montana Fouts’ record tying 15 strikeouts.Fouts tied a record dating back to 2017 set by...

Kentucky Wildcat Autumn Humes (7) pitches during the UK vs. Eastern Kentucky game on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Cropp Softball Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-5. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky advances to SEC quarterfinals behind Humes’ 10 strikeouts

Barkley Truax May 13, 2021

Kentucky (39-12) defeated the No. 11 seeded Georgia Bulldogs (29-21) 3-0 Wednesday night behind Autumn Humes’ stellar shutout on the mound, her third of the season. “I saw a lot of fight and a lot...

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