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Kentucky Wildcats forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) chases after a rebound during the UK vs. Central Michigan men’s basketball game on Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 85-57. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘We’re Going to War.’ Oscar Tshiebwe anticipates a tough test against Auburn

Jaron Centers January 21, 2022

UK center Oscar Tshiebwe and head coach John Calipari took questions from the media ahead of their trip to Auburn to face the No. 2 ranked Tigers. Looking to Saturday, Tshiebwe said the team has a “war”...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) looks back at a loose ball during the UK vs. Southern basketball game on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 76-64. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

John Calipari takes blame for Sahvir Wheeler’s turnover struggles against Texas A&M

Cole Parke January 20, 2022

Despite walking away with a 64-58 victory over Texas A&M on Wednesday, Kentucky tied its season high in turnovers record with 17.The 17 turnovers tied the previous record set against Albany in late...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Davion Mintz (10) drives the ball into the paint during the UK vs Western Kentucky basketball game on Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 95-60. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 12 Kentucky battles past Texas A&M 64-58 in College Station

Hunter Shelton January 20, 2022

No. 12 Kentucky earned a gritty win over Texas A&M in College Station on Wednesday night, defeating the Aggies 64-58.  The win makes four in a row for the Wildcats, who improved to 15-3 (5-1 SEC)...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Kellan Grady (31) smiles on the bench during the UK vs. Tennessee basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 107-79. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Column: Kentucky cannot overlook Texas A&M as Auburn matchup looms

Hunter Shelton January 19, 2022

On Saturday, Jan. 15, Kentucky basketball found its stride once again.  A 107-79 rout of rival Tennessee inside Rupp Arena marked the biggest win of the season for the No. 12 Wildcats.  Big Blue Nation...

A Tennessee player shoots from the paint during the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee women’s basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 71-56. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

What went wrong in UK’s losses

Barkley Truax March 4, 2021

The fifth-seeded Cats dropped seven games during the 2021 regular season. Five of them came on the road, but perhaps their most costly defeat occurred in the last week at home. So, what went wrong for...

The Wildcats warm up before the University of Kentucky vs. Alabama womens basketball game on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 81-68. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Previewing women’s basketball’s path in SEC tournament

Eric Decker March 4, 2021

With the regular season dwindling down to the final days. Kentucky’s treacherous road to an SEC title is becoming clearer.The Cats did themselves no favors on Sunday afternoon, dropping just their second...

César Bourgois celebrates during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State 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

No. 16 Kentucky falls to No. 10 Texas A&M in conference road opener

Hunter Shelton February 24, 2021

After opening conference play with a 4-0 sweep of LSU, the No. 16 UK men’s tennis team hit the road for the start of a three-match trip away from Lexington. First up for the 11-1 (1-0 SEC) Wildcats...

Kentucky sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley gets set on defense during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Quickley earns second straight SEC Player of the Week honor

Kernel Sports Staff March 2, 2020

For the second straight week, Kentucky sophomore Immanuel Quickley has earned a Player of the Week honor from the SEC league office. The sophomore shares a Co-SEC POW honor with Arkansas' Mason Jones. His...

Kentucky graduate student forward Nate Sestina flexes in celebration 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

Kentucky looks to extend win streak in College Station

Barkley Truax February 24, 2020

Coming off a 65-59 victory over the Florida Gators this past Saturday, the Kentucky Wildcats head to College Station, Texas this Tuesday for a date with the Texas A&M Aggies. Led by Immanuel Quickley’s 26...

Kentucky volleyball hosted a game against Louisville on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 3-0. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats suffer rare SEC loss to Texas A&M at home

Chandler Wilcox November 1, 2019

For just the second time in their last 35 SEC games, the Kentucky Volleyball (15-6, 8-2) team suffered a loss, this time against the Texas A&M Aggies (15-5, 7-3). The Aggies won the match 3-1, winning...

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