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Kentucky Wildcats libero Eleanor Beavin (6) hits the ball during the No. 3 Kentucky vs. Loyola Chicago volleyball match in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Kentucky volleyball defeated 3-0 in Sweet 16 against No. 2 San Diego

Parker Scott, Reporter December 8, 2022

No. 3 Kentucky volleyball had its season come to an abrupt end on Thursday, being swept in Palo Alto against No. 2 San Diego. The Wildcats fought in every set but were unable to overcome the Toreros,...

Freshman guard Tyler Herro drives the ball against a Houston defender. University of Kentucky men’s basketball team played University of Houston in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament at the Sprint Center on Friday, March 29, 2019, in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky men’s basketball advances to Elite 8 with win over Houston

March 29, 2019

KANSAS CITY, MO. -- For the 27th time in school history, the Kentucky Wildcats played in the Sweet 16, this time against the Houston Cougars in Kansas City, Missouri. The Cats came out on top 62-58 as...

Kentucky freshman Alli Stumler saves a ball from hitting the ground 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 volleyball falls to Nebraska in Sweet 16 sweep

Hailey Peters December 7, 2018

A rematch from the Elite 8 in the 2017 tournament, the Kentucky Wildcats faced the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament of Friday, Dec. 7 in the Minnesota regional finals. The match...

Kentucky freshman Alli Stumler spikes the ball over the net 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

No. 10 Kentucky volleyball to face no. 6 Nebraska in tournament rematch

Hailey Peters December 6, 2018

After being defeated by the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Elite 8 match of last year’s NCAA tournament, Kentucky volleyball aims to change the outcome in Minnesota on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m. EST.“We’re...

UK players celebrate with Kalil Elmedkhar after he scores a goal. University of Kentucky #3 ranked mens soccer defeated University of Portland 4-0 in the second round of the NCAA tournament at Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Men’s soccer set to face upset-minded Lipscomb in Sweet 16

Mohammad Ahmad November 23, 2018

The no. 3 ranked UK men’s soccer team (18-1-1, 7-1 C-USA) will face off against the University of Lipscomb Bisons (10-9-1, 5-1 ASUN) in a Sweet 16 matchup tomorrow at 7 p.m. at The Bell.Led by C-USA...

Kentucky sophomore forward Sacha Killeya-Jones comforts freshman guard Quade Green on the bench during the game against Kansas State in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday, March 23, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. Kentucky was defeated 61-58. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK reflects on season positively after sudden loss

March 23, 2018

Thursday’s loss in the Sweet 16 was a tough pill to swallow for UK, especially considering the Cats' route to the Final Four appeared to be much easier than what it was on Selection Sunday.However, the...

Kentucky sophomore forward Sacha Killeya-Jones comforts freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander after missing the final shot during the game against Kansas State in the NCAA Sweet 16 on Friday, March 23, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. Kentucky was defeated 61-58. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Missed opportunities lead to a missed opportunity for UK in Atlanta

March 23, 2018

UK’s season ending loss in the Sweet 16 can be summed up in two words: missed opportunity.The Cats had a favorable path to the Final Four, and two chances at the end to win or tie the game, but they...

A UK fan smashes a beer bottle on the wall on State Street as UK loses to Kansas State 61-58 in the Sweet Sixteen on March 23, 2018. Photo by Jordan Prather. 

BREAKING: State Street filled and emptied in just over an hour after UK’s Sweet 16 loss

Kernel News Staff March 22, 2018

Thousands of students gathered on State Street to watch UK's Sweet 16 game against Kansas State projected on the side of a house. Those fans watched UK lose to Kansas State, 61-58. There is a heavy police...

The Kentucky mens basketball team huddles before the game against Davidson College in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday, March 15, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. Kentucky defeated Davidson 78-73. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Things to do in Atlanta during the Sweet 16

Emily Baehner March 22, 2018

The UK’s men’s basketball team is making a journey to the Sweet 16, and for many Wildcat fans, this means a trip to Atlanta. Already in Georgia's capital and wondering how to spend the hours until...

Kentucky freshman guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander goes in for a layup during the game against Buffalo in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. Kentucky defeated Buffalo 95-75. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Kansas State not worried about UK’s defense, size or Gilgeous-Alexander

March 21, 2018

UK has won nine of its last 10 games and is one of the hottest teams remaining in the NCAA Tournament, and UK's Sweet 16 opponent has noticed.Before the teams of Wildcats face each other in Philips Arena...

Kentucky freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt sports watches the Wildcat Marching Band as they play the nation anthem prior to the game against Alabama in the SEC tournament semifinals on Saturday, March 10, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri. Kentucky defeated Alabama 86-63. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Jarred Vanderbilt unlikely to play in Sweet 16

March 21, 2018

UK had hoped to have Jarred Vanderbilt back by the Sweet 16 from a left-ankle injury, but as tipoff gets closer, his status for the game remains a mystery.“I’m going to watch him today in the shootaround,”...

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