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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

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 freshman guard Johnny Juzang passes the ball during 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

Johnny Juzang transfers to UCLA; will apply for immediate eligibility

Braden Ramsey April 9, 2020

Former Kentucky guard Johnny Juzang has decided to return home. The freshman announced on Twitter that he would be continuing his college career as a Bruin at UCLA, just 15 minutes from where he grew...

Freshman guard Rhyne Howard puts up a midrange shot during the game against Virginia on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 63 to 51. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK women’s basketball notches sixth win of the season

Jake Maynard November 23, 2018

The Kentucky women’s basketball team defeated UCLA today in the Virgin Islands in an overtime thriller. The Wildcats won by one point to improve their record to 6-0.This game was the Wildcats’ second...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari expresses his frustration from the sidelines during the game against the Louisville Cardinals on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 in Louisville, Ky. Louisville won the game 73-70.

UK basketball will face grueling non-conference schedule

Roman West November 8, 2017

Kentucky has a loaded schedule yet again this year after having the 11th toughest non-conference strength of schedule last season. The Wildcats managed to escape the brutal non-conference schedule last...

Junior Evan White watches his ht during a game against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

UK climbs atop SEC standings with series victory over Ole Miss

By Chris Angolia March 25, 2017

If anyone thought that No. 19 UK baseball was going to be slowed down when it hosted No. 14 Ole Miss this weekend, they were mistaken. The Cats took the final two games of the series this weekend after...

During a celebration of the Kentucky Wildcats 86-75 Sweet Sixteen victory over UCLA, police move in to distinguish a fire on State Street in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Kentucky will play the University of North Carolina in the Elite Eight on Sunday.

Final Four hopes dashed on State Street

Matthew Wickstrom March 25, 2017

Moments after UK men’s basketball’s 86-75 win over UCLA in the Sweet 16 on Friday night, fans overcome with March Madness fever stormed State Street in celebration near campus.Two days later, elation...

Head softball coach Rachel Lawson meets with the media at Media Day on Monday February 6. Photo by Chris Angolia || Staff.

UK softball taking new look into 2017

Chase Campbell February 8, 2017

UK softball fans should be ready to watch a lot of running when it comes to this year’s team. The Cats have been very clear about their identity heading into the 2017 season: be faster and more aggressive...

The Wildcat and cheerleaders pump up the crowd before Vanderbilts final play during UKs homecoming game at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, October 8, 2016, in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky beat Vanderbilt 20 to 13. Photo by Joshua Qualls | Staff

UK mascots trek to Sin City

Emily Scott October 26, 2016

As the Cats prepare for another basketball season, the excitement from students and other fans alike is just beginning. But what would the UK basketball season be without the beloved Wildcat mascot? The...

Guard Tyler Ulis and head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talk during a free throw during the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Rupp Arena on Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated North Carolina 84-70. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff 

UK listed as an underachiever by ESPN writer

Kevin Erpenbeck May 24, 2016

In the last four years, the Kentucky Wildcats have reached the NCAA Tournament three times, made it to the Final Four twice, played in the national championship game once. And yet somehow, an esteemed...

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