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Kentucky Kernel

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...

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...

Elle Smith poses for a portrait on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Issac Janssen | Staff

UK, Journalism and Media alumna crowned Miss USA

Morgan Luster and Rayleigh Deaton December 1, 2021

Elle Smith, alumna of University of Kentucky’s School of Journalism and Media, won the 2021 Miss USA pageant Monday after previously being crowned Miss Kentucky. Smith graduated with a B.A. in broadcast...

The FarmHouse Fraternity house on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

One student dead after incident at FarmHouse Fraternity

Sarah Michels and Rayleigh Deaton October 18, 2021

An 18-year-old male student is dead after an incident Monday night at FarmHouse Fraternity at the University of Kentucky, according to the Fayette County coroner.Although Coroner Gary Ginn would not release...

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...

Candidates for SGA presidency suspend campaign following endorsement from white student who used N-word on social media

Natalie Parks March 3, 2021

Editor's note: the Kentucky Kernel editorial board has made the decision to withhold the name and identifiers of the subject at their request due to the fact they were a minor when the Tweet was sent. An...

Movement for Black Lives UKYs statement regarding the events of Tuesday afternoon. 

UK account, student organization clash on Twitter over reopening plans

Sarah Michels August 4, 2020

As the university concluded its second day of COVID-19 testing for returning students, UK's official Twitter account engaged in a Twitter exchange with a newly-formed group that caught the attention of...

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 sophomore guard Ashton Hagans holds the ball during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Ashton Hagans not playing in Saturday’s matchup versus Florida

Kernel Sports Staff March 7, 2020

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans did not make the trip to Gainesville for UK's final regular-season game, head coach John Calipari announced. Although Hagans isn't playing against the Gators, Calipari...

Students flood the sidewalks during class change on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in Lexington Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

SGA announces plan to tackle sexual assault awareness, advocacy on campus

Emily Laytham February 11, 2020

UK's Student Government Association has announced a tentative plan to further promote consent culture on campus.A Monday night tweet stated that SGA will grow their "relationship with the VIP Center"...

The Kentucky mens basketball team honor Kobe Bryant with special warm up shirts before the Vanderbilt game on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. | Michael Clubb | Staff

Wildcats honor Kobe Bryant with special warm up shirts

Kernel sports staff January 29, 2020

The Kentucky Wildcats are honoring the late NBA and Laker legend Kobe Bryant against Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena Wednesday night. The players all have a special warm up shirt with Kobe's logo on the front...

Former Kentucky basketball player Enes Kanter tweets a picture of himself and Kobe Bryant after learning of Bryants death. 

Former Wildcats react to tragic death of Kobe Bryant

Kernel sports staff January 26, 2020

The world is in shock after the news of the tragic death of retired NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports that 41-year-old Bryant and his daughter were on...

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