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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats guard TyTy Washington Jr. (3) celebrates a teammates 3-pointer during the UK vs. Vanderbilt SEC Tournament quarterfinals mens basketball game on Friday, March 11, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. UK won 77-71. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky’s path to the 2022 Final Four

Cole Parke March 13, 2022

With the field of 68 set in stone, Kentucky’s path to its ninth national championship, second under head coach John Calipari, has been laid out.Earning the No. 2 seed in the East Region, Kentucky first...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Kyra Elzy waves to 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

Kentucky WBB lands No. 6 seed in NCAA Tournament

Hunter Shelton March 13, 2022

After an improbable run to the 2022 SEC Tournament title, Kentucky has been granted with a No. 6 seed for its troubles.The Wildcats will take on the No. 11 seed Princeton in the Bridgeport Region on Saturday,...

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...

Tennessee Volunteers guard Zakai Zeigler (5) reaches for 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 | Staff

Where Kentucky stands ahead of Selection Sunday

Hunter Shelton March 13, 2022

TAMPA, Fla.—Selection Sunday has arrived. What is an exciting day for some but a nerve-wracking day for others, college basketball fans will gather round the television at 6 p.m. EST to see the fates...

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 Wildcats forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) complains about a call to forward Jacob Toppin (0) during the UK vs. Ole Miss mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 83-72. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Cats coast to 71-63 win over Florida to close out regular season

Hunter Shelton March 5, 2022

Kentucky will head into the SEC Tournament as the No. 3 seed following a 71-63 win over Florida in Gainesville. The dominance of Oscar Tshiebwe was once again the story, as the Wooden Award finalist tallied...

Gabriel Diallo tracks down a ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State University mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK mens tennis exits ITA National Indoor Championship in quarterfinals

Ian Alvano February 23, 2022

UK mens tennis exits ITA National Indoor Championship in quarterfinals- Ian AlvanoKentucky mens tennis traveled to Seattle to compete in the 2022 ITA Division I Men’s National Team Indoor Championship....

The Wildcats celebrate during UK volleyball’s game against Southern California on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky volleyball earns No. 7 seed in NCAA Tournament

Cole Parke December 2, 2021

Kentucky volleyball earned the No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament during Sunday’s bracket reveal. Only the top 16 teams in the country receive seeds, while the rest of the field earns at-large bids....

Kentucky graduate student forward Nate Sestina is swarmed in high fives by his teammates during the senior night ceremony before the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 81-73. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky athletes react to SEC, NCAA Tournament cancelations

Kernel Sports Staff March 12, 2020

The NCAA announced today that the Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring sport championships, have been canceled.This followed the cancelation of...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari talks to Freshman guard Immanuel Quickley while walking off of the court. UK mens basketball team played against Auburn at Rupp Arena on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Scouting the Arkansas Razorbacks

Jake Maynard February 26, 2019

Kentucky is on the rise, and CBS’ latest Bracketology update has the Wildcats as a one seed in the Midwest division for their recent success. Arkansas, on the other hand, has been struggling. The Razorbacks...

Freshman forward Jason Reyes celebrates scoring a goal during the senior night game against Old Dominion at the Bell Soccer Complex on Friday November 2, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Old Dominion 3-0. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

Kentucky men’s soccer set to open NCAA Tournament against Portland

Mohammad Ahmad November 18, 2018

The UK men’s soccer team will begin NCAA Tournament play in the second round against the University of Portland Pilots today at 4 p.m. at The Bell.UK entered the tournament on a first-round bye after...

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