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May 9, 2021

WATCH: Orlando Antigua Shows Chin Coleman around the Joe Craft Center

Brent Wainscott 6:00pm May 9, 2021 5/9/21

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Coach O and Chin have made it to Lexington! This afternoon the good folks over at UK provided us with some pretty cool content. In a short little clip watch as Orlando Antigua and Chin Coleman tour the Joe Craft Center. Welcome home to Kentucky! #BBN x #LaFamilia ??? pic.twitter.com/b1WFwtaKKc — Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) May…

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April 18, 2021

Kentucky Football Holds Final Spring Practice… In Front of K-Fund Donors

Brent Wainscott 3:15pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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The excitement for Kentucky Football in 2021 has been at a fever pitch. A new offensive coordinator, an intense quarterback competition, the big blue wall, a defense that returns a lot of studs, and of course the homegrown superstar Wan’Dale Robinson coming home to be a star in the blue and white. Fans are salivating…

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March 14, 2021

Mitch Barnhart explains the decision to keep Louisville out of NCAA Tournament

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm March 14, 2021 3/14/21

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The rivalry that never stops got a bit more interesting on Sunday night. After the entire bracket for the 2021 NCAA Tournament was announced on the Selection Show, teams expected to miss out on the Big Dance such as Kentucky and Duke were unsurprisingly left off, but so was another popular program with a case…

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March 7, 2021

WATCH: UK Diver’s inspirational story

Ty Schadt 3:30pm March 7, 2021 3/7/21 Comments Disabled

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The excellent UK Athletics video team put together an inspirational feature on senior UK diver Chase Lane, the former 2018 SEC Freshman of the Year who overcame battles with mental health on his way to qualifying for the 2021 US Olympic trials. Through mentorships with UK Swim and Dive coach Ted Hautau, Associate AD of…

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January 26, 2021

Mitch Barnhart joins the CFB Playoff Committee

Nick Roush 12:21pm January 26, 2021 1/26/21

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Kentucky’s director of athletics will play a role in crowning college football’s next champion. Mitch Barnhart is one of five new members added to the CFB Playoff selection committee. Barnhart will serve a three-year term on the 13-member panel that is responsible for ranking the top 25 teams in the country and selecting the top…

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December 14, 2020

Mitch Barnhart on how UK Athletics has handled the pandemic

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm December 14, 2020 12/14/20

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Compared to most schools across the country, UK Athletics has done a relatively good job navigating the pandemic thus far. Kentucky was one of only two schools in the Southeastern Conference to make it through the 11-week football season without a COVID delay. On the basketball side, only one men’s basketball game has been postponed,…

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Mitch Barnhart announces $35 million revenue hit for UK Athletics in 2020-21

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm December 14, 2020 12/14/20

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The University of Kentucky Athletics Department is anticipating a $35 million decline in net revenues for 2020-21 due to COVID-19. In a budget update announced this afternoon, Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart said the coronavirus has created a “historic budget challenge” for the school as we move into 2021. “The effects of the coronavirus pandemic have…

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November 19, 2020

“Kentucky is the center of the SEC universe,” says AL.com story

Drew Franklin 3:00pm November 19, 2020 11/19/20

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There are some flattering comments about UK Athletics over at AL.com where Alabama’s favorite news site wonders, “Is Kentucky the SEC’s most influential school?” Part of an ongoing series on influence in the Southeastern Conference, AL.com found that the University of Kentucky kept coming up in discussions with athletic directors, agents, coaches and sources in…

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November 13, 2020

Mitch Barnhart says Matthew Mitchell informed him of retirement decision on Wednesday

Zack Geoghegan 11:30am November 13, 2020 11/13/20

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At the start of the week, Matthew Mitchell was gearing up for a potentially historic season. Just a few days later, he shockingly passed the torch. Mitchell’s decision to retire from coaching and step away from the Kentucky Women’s Basketball Team was announced to the public late Thursday night. The 13-year head coach of the Wildcats…

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September 10, 2020

Barnhart: UK to allow 12,000 fans in Kroger Field

Drew Franklin 4:45pm September 10, 2020 9/10/20

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During UK’s September Board of Trustees meeting, Mitch Barnhart said he expects to have 12,000 fans in the stands for Kentucky football games this fall, pending final approval, while other fall sports will be restricted to family only. “We can spread them out and it will look a little different,” Barnhart said of the football…

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