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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) dunks the ball during the UK vs. Alabama mens basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-81. Photo by Michael Clubb | Kentucky Kernel

Wildcats dominate Big Blue Bahamas

Cole Parke, Sports Editor August 27, 2022

While it may have been overshadowed by Twitter drama, Kentucky mens basketball put on a clinic in the Bahamas, sweeping the 2022 Big Blue Bahamas and outscoring its opponents by a combined 200 points. The...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) shoots the ball during the UK vs. Ole Miss mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 83-72. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Wildcats sweep Big Blue Bahamas with 98-74 win over Bahamas national team

Cole Parke August 14, 2022

Kentucky mens basketball swept the Big Blue Bahamas pre-season event on Sunday with its 98-74 win over the Bahamas national team. Though their toughest test of the tournament, Kentucky still managed...

Kentucky Wildcats Sahvir Wheeler, right, and assistant Brad Calipari, left, walk into Amalie Arena before the UK vs. Vanderbilt mens SEC Tournament quarterfinals basketball game on Friday, March 11, 2022, in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Five pre-game notes for round three between Kentucky and Vandy

Hunter Shelton March 11, 2022

TAMPA, Fla.—On Friday night inside Amalie Arena, Kentucky will look for its third win of the season against the Vanderbilt, taking on the Commodores in the quarterfinal. With tip-off set for approximately...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) celebrates with guard TyTy Washington Jr. (3) after drawing a foul during the UK vs. Miles College exhibition basketball game on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 80-71. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Washington and Wheeler: A look at basketball and Batman

Hunter Shelton March 10, 2022

Second Team All-SEC members, backcourt mates, friends, movie-goers, TyTy Washington and Sahvir Wheeler have developed a bond that comes with them on and off the basketball court.“On the court, we feel...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Sahvir Wheeler (2) shoots the ball during the UK vs. Ole Miss mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 83-72. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Column: Sahvir Wheeler’s improved shooting is a game changer for Kentucky

Hunter Shelton March 5, 2022

Sahvir Wheeler's shooting has taken a turn for the better since his return from injury. The Bob Cousy Award finalist suffered a wrist injury in the second half of Kentucky's 76-63 blowout loss to Tennessee...

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