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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky guard Kellan Grady (31) dribbles the ball during a practice on Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Five takeaways from Big Blue Madness 2021

Barkley Truax October 15, 2021

“Tonight is the tip-off of a new season,” Kentucky men’s basketball head coach John Calipari said.Basketball is back in the bluegrass for the 2021-22 men’s and women’s hoops season at last.“What...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Davion Mintz (10) is lifted up after winning the game with a last minute three pointer during the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt mens basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 77-74. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Remembering Terrence Clarke

Scott Clarke October 7, 2021

Terrence Clarke, born and raised in Boston, was killed in a car accident on April 22, 2021, in Los Angeles, California. He was 19 years old. It has been almost six months since the former Wildcat was tragically...

Terrance Clarke honored at the 2021 NBA Draft

Hunter Shelton July 29, 2021

The NBA honored the late Terrence Clarke on Thursday at the 2021 NBA Draft. “His extraordinary talent, commitment and dedication to the game, deserved to be recognized on this stage,” said...

A memorial is set up during a candlelight vigil in memory of Terrence Clarke on Friday, April 23, 2021, outside of the Wildcat Coal Lodge in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Candlelight vigil held in remembrance of Terrence Clarke

Barkley Truax April 23, 2021

With heavy hearts, the men's basketball team gathered outside of their dorm on Friday night to lead a vigil for Terrence Clarke, the former Kentucky men's basketball player who died early Thursday afternoon...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Terrence Clarke (5) celebrates after making a three during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Notre Dame won 64-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

The sports world reacts to the death of Terrence Clarke

Barkley Truax April 23, 2021

Former Kentucky men's basketball player was confirmed to have died in a car accident in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, April 22, 2021.Clarke's agent at Klutch Sports, the management agency that...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Terrence Clarke (5) is introduced before the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Notre Dame won 64-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Former Kentucky MBB player Terrence Clarke dies in car accident in Los Angeles

Braden Ramsey April 22, 2021

WKYT has confirmed that former Kentucky men's basketball player Terrence Clarke passed away in a car accident in Los Angeles earlier this evening. He was 19 years old."I am absolutely gutted and sick tonight,”...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari talks to his team during the UK vs. University of South Carolina men’s basketball game on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 92-64. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

2020-21 Men’s Basketball Player Decisions

Braden Ramsey March 20, 2021

The most recent John Calipari campaign did not go the way anyone in or around Big Blue Nation could have imagined. Despite that, the Cats boast a number of potential pro prospects, and have already seen...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Terrence Clarke (5) celebrates after making a three during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Notre Dame won 64-63. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Terrence Clarke likely out for remainder of the season

Braden Ramsey February 8, 2021

After being dealt a crippling blow by border brethren Tennessee on Saturday night, the Cats had another delivered earlier this evening. But this one hits much closer to home.Former five-star prospect...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Brandon Boston Jr. (3) lays the ball up during the Kentucky vs. Morehead State mens basketball game on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 81-45. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

New Balance: Cats lifted to impressive win via complete, all-around effort

Braden Ramsey November 25, 2020

Coach Cal may have been worried about how this team would open the year when he spoke with the media on Monday morning. But after this dominant showing, he should sleep like a baby before his Thanksgiving...

Kentucky freshman forward Keion Brooks Jr. grabs a pass during the game against Florida on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 65-59. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Men’s basketball strives for nine ahead of 2020 – 2021 season

Barkley Truax November 24, 2020

In the Big Blue Nation, three things are guaranteed: death, taxes and Kentucky basketball.The 2019-20 season was halted abruptly due to the coronavirus pandemic. At long last, it’s once again basketball...

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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 freshman forward Keion Brooks Jr. grabs a pass during the game against Florida on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 65-59. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

2020-2021 Men’s basketball season predictions

Kernel Sports Editor Braden Ramsey, along with sports writers Eric Decker and Barkley Truax, offer up their thoughts on some important aspects of the Kentucky season. See what they predict for the 2020-2021...

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