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Friday Wildcat Links

August 26th 2016

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KY Forward: Wildcats seek to avoid costly letdowns this season
SEC Country: Kentucky gets commitment from Michael Nesbitt
Herald Leader: Bell, Miggins can lift Kentucky football
C-J: Contract limits pressure on Stoops
KSR: Week 2
Vaught's Views: Toth, Williams make Coaches' Preseason All-SEC Team

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CoachCal.com: Calipari pleased with summer workouts
ESPN: Willis won't be benched after arrest
A Sea of Blue: Lonnie Walker top 5 includes Kentucky Wildcats
CatsPause: Former Kentucky star Towns receives NBA 2k16 rating
BustingBrackets: Champions Classic to continue through 2016

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

August 24th 2016

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Vaughts Views: Jon Toth, JoJo Kemp on Senior Bowl watch list
Vaughts Views: Stoops expects Kash Daniel, T.J. Carter to play this year
KSR: The mismanagement of UK's running backs
SEC Country: Will Thomas "Taco Meat" Collins on surprising dad with scholarship
SEC Country: UK Practice Report: Eddie Gran and Drew Barker syncing up; receiver depth apparent 
C-J: Loaded UK secondary still needs primary help
A Sea Of Blue: Fox projects UK to go bowling
SEC Country ranks UK schedule poster #1
ESPN/Greg Ostendorf thinks UK has some upset potential
CBS Sports team projects SEC East order of finish

BASKETBALL:
KSR: Chad Ford's latest mock draft has three wildcats in the lottery 
H-L: Rick being Rick; Pitino more wrong than right in reunion comments


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Tuesday Wildcat Links

August 23rd 2016

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SEC Country: Practice observations: Cats deep at receiver 
Fox Sports: Bruce Feldman's 2016 SEC predictions 
Vaughts Views: Talbott Today Way named in honor of Former Cat, current supporter 
KSR: Kentucky now a 6.5 favorite against Southern Miss
KSR: Inside Kentucky football practice 
KSTV:  UK fan and former Wildcat FB player form bond

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Cats Pause: Kentucky getting involved with No. 1 point guard Trevon Duval
Fox Sports: Here is what the 2024 Mens Olympic Basketball might look like
A Sea Of Blue: Rick Pitino talks about the '96 team

Monday Wildcat Links

August 21st 2016

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Team Speed Kills: Season preview
Wildcat Blue Nation: Wildcats don't crack first AP Top 25 poll
CatsPause: Kentucky's 2016 schedule features 5 AP Top 25 teams
Herald Leader: Withstanding life's worst bringing out in the best in UK's Laster
KSR: Mixed reaction from final scrimmage
Vaught's Views: Eddie Gran likes where TE Justin Rigg is 
KSR:  2 more walk-ons get scholarships

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Scout.com: Former Kentucky Wildcat helps USA win Gold
USA Today: Once underrated, Zion Williamson adds to amazing summer with Elite 24

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Sunday Wildcat Links

August 21st 2016

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Herald Leader: Barker driven to continue legacy
KY Forward: Developing depth will be Stoops' top priority
SEC Country: Former Kentucky TE transferring to Akron
C-J: UK QB helping defense contain scrambles
KSR: It's time to get hype about Drew Barker
Vaught's Views: Hinshaw wants offense to control the ball

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Wildcat Blue Nation: LeBron James praises Devin Booker
USA Today: Duval and Washington dual in first Elite 24

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Saturday Wildcat Links

August 20th 2016

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Herald Leader: Kentucky football fans will feast on new foods, free water this season
Lex18: Fan experience improvements for 2016 football season
C-J: QBs adapting to Hinshaw
Vaught's Views: Landon Young didn't expect as much fan attention
KSR: What should we watch for in Saturday's scrimmage?

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A Sea of Blue: Most important recruiting targets in 2017
Wildcat Blue Nation: You're going to love Wenyen Gabriel
SEC Country: Calipari to host celebrity softball game

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Friday Wildcat Links

August 19th 2016

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Scout.com: Wildcat targets that could give class a boost
saturdaydownsouth: Unsung trio of heroes
USA Today: UK offensive tackles responds to criticism
Herald Leader: Kentucky's tight-knit tight ends might even team up on field
KSR: Leftovers from two-a-days
Vaught's Views: Eliot on Nico Firios, Kash Daniels, Derrick Baity

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A Sea of Blue: Gabriel ready to be next elite defender
CoachCal.com: Gabriel comes to Kentucky welcoming defensive challenges
CatsPause: Two former Wildcats coaching UK targets at Elite 24

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Thursday Wildcat Links

August 18th 2016

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A Sea of Blue: Shannon Dawson is still the worst
CatsPause: Did Shannon Dawson take a stab at former UK QBs?
ESPN: SEC preseason position rankings: receivers and tight ends
John Clay: Elam look for pot-of-gold payoff
Herald Leader: After a year off, Brown showing coaches a winning instinct
C-J: Depth increasing competition for UK RBs
C-J: Miggins, Brown impressing
KSR: On being a Kentucky fan
Vaught's Views: Eddie Gran on WR Kayaune Ross

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A Sea of Blue: Improvements the top Wildcats can make
Cincinnati.com: Team USA basketball should have college players  
kentuckysports.com:  Lebron James praises Devin Booker as future all-star
VaughtsViews:  UK women to host open house on August 28

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

August 17th 2016

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Vaughts Views: UK exploring "different things" in secondary 
KSR: Drew Barker's progression as a passer and leader of the offense
H-L: Kentucky receiver Baker: "It was time to grow up"
C-J: Offensive line improving as camp enters second week
SEC Country: 12 days into camp, gran still taking no bull
CatsIllustrated:  Barker talks about how Gran's offense keeps everyone happy
ESPN/Edward Aschoff ranks UK corps in top half of SEC RBs
GridironNow/Tony Barnhart:  Stoops says it's time to be successful

BASKETBALL:
Vaughts Views: Calipari to host Charity Celebrity Softball Classic Aug. 28th
KSR: Kentucky included in Romeo Langford's top 10
A Sea Of Blue: UK basketball recruiting targets set to compete in All-Star games
CatsPause:  PJ Washington talks possible package deal with Petty
Sea of Blue:  PG Young plans December decision


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Tuesday Wildcat Links

August 16th 2016

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Vaughts Views: Stoops saw "some good things" From scrimmage film
KSR: Jared Tucker has transferred to EKU 
KSR: Blake McClain is helping the secondary cope with loss of Darius West
H-L: Why are Kentucky's coaches and players more confident going into this season? 
SEC Country: Best of the SEC East: Ranking the 2016 coaches
Cats Illustrated: Room for optimism, room for improvement
All Wildcats: 3-Star RB Michael Warren down to four
SEC Country:  5-star OL Wills expected to announce decision this week

BASKETBALL:
A Sea Of Blue: Trae Young planning fall commitment; Kentucky still in lead


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Monday Wildcat Links

August 14th 2016

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GridironNow.com:  SEC East coaches like what Stoops is doing at UK
Scout.com: What we learned from Kentucky's first week of pads
Vaught's Views: Gran looking for right running back rotation
SEC Country: 3things that must happen for every SEC East team to win the division

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todaysu.com: Can Briscoe adequately replace Ulis at Kentucky?
Herald Leader: Coach K rates a Q- and the Olympics are part of the reason
KSR: Who will represent the Wildcats in the 2020 Olympics?

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Sunday Wildcat Links

August 14th 2016

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USA Today: Darius West out for the season 
KSR: A ludicrous idea: Not tackling in training camp 
Herald Leader: Backup QB Mattingly is UK football's everyday optimist 
CatsPause: Offense shines in Cats' first scrimmage 
C-J: Tight end C.J. Conrad poised for breakout season 
Vaught's Views: Stoops: "We did some good things on both sides of the ball" 
SEC Country: Several SEC recruits land on AJC's Super 11 list 
All Wildcats: Barker, Love on UK scrimmage 

BASKETBALL
247Sports: Introducing the Top100 in the class of 2019
rivals.com: 2017 basketball team rankings update 

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Saturday Wildcat Links

August 13th 2016

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USA Today: Kentucky hopes third try finally pays off with bowl bid
SEC Country: Stoops awards scholarship to walk-on WR Charles Walker
CatsPause: Two Wildcats among NFL's top 100 players
Herald Leader: Hinshaw updates QB development in fall camp
Herald Leader: The long ball, the great grape debate, brand development
C-J: Hinshaw pleased with Barker
KSR: Stenberg ready to contribute
Vaught's Views: Kemp knows Florida winning streak needs to end

BASKETBALL
A Sea of Blue: Quade Green cuts list with Kentucky on it
todaysfastbreak.com: Pacers agree to deal with Poythress

RIFLE
Scout.com: Former Wildcat wins gold in rifle

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Friday Wildcat Links

August 12th 2016

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SEC Country: Ranking every SEC schedule by difficulty
CBS Sports: Playoff projection
CatsPause: CBS projects Kentucky to go bowling
Hattiesburg American: Mullens looking to go out on top
SBD.com: Fall camp questions
KY Forward: Fall camp kicks into full gear
Herald Leader: Timmons vows senior year redemption
C-J: Freshman punter could be key for UK
Vaught's Views: Eliot seems confident Kobie Walker will play

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CatsPause: U.S. 4x200 relay team compared to '96 Wildcats
Wildcat Blue Nation: Enes Kanter disowned by family
Bleacher Report: 7 college teams that will street the 2017 NBA draft
KSR: Madness campout set for September 28-30

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Thursday Wildcat Links

August 10th 2016

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A Sea of Blue: ESPN flubs spelling of Bam Adebayo and De'Aaron Fox
KSR: What movie defines this year's Kentucky Wildcats
CoachCal.com: Malik Monk plays basketball with the eye to be the best
NCAA.com: Which system do you belong in?
USA Today: Class of 2017 forward Wendell Carter Jr.
 
FOOTBALL
CatsPause: Westry, Baity taking freshmen corners under their wing
CatsPause: CBS ranks Southern Miss 40 spots in front of Kentucky
SEC Country: Predicting every Kentucky game in 2016
Herald Leader: A look at some position switches on defense
C-J: JUCO transfer Ross trying to catch-up
Vaught's Views: D.J. Eliot is looking for effort
WDRB: Clock officially ticking on Kentucky's 2014 recruiting class
Rivals.com: Recruiting four-cast
SaturdayDownSouth: Former Wildcat WR out for season with injury
allwildcat.com: Wildcats' reshuffled defensive line offers opportunity

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

August 10th 2016

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SEC Country: UK Football is counting on Drew Barker now, and he's delivering 
Scout: Drew Barker talks day 1 of full pads
KSR: Breaking down the highlights of UK's first fully padded practice
KSR: Tuesday Practice Notes: Offense day
CBS ranks Southern Miss 34th and UK 74th

BASKETBALL:
H-L: EJ Floral gives up UK Basketball for UK Track
H-L: Enes Kanter's political fight much more serious then the "Free Enes" days
Al.com: Hoop phenom, reigning Mr. Basketball John Petty talks Alabama; top 5
Cats Pause: Trae Young talks top 6


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Tuesday Wildcat Links

August 9th 2016

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H-L: Kentucky Football defensive lineman Regie Meant 'out indefinitely' 
H-L: Losing Regie Meant not a good start to Kentucky's fall football camp
KSR: Replacing Regie Meant
Vaughts Views: Stoops knows Drew Barker has abilities to make plays 
SEC Country: Big shakeups for Kentucky Football less than a week into camp
Saturday Down South: Kentucky replaces crystal ball national championship trophy 

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Yahoo Sports: Enes Kanter disowned hy family 
KSR: Enes Kanter is changing his name
LEX18: coach says  Adebayo has instincts to become a phenomenal   rebounder 
A Sea Of Blue: Kentucky vs Kansas game time and TV info announced 
CBS Sports: Kentucky doesn't have a clear SEC challenger
ESPN lists Fox, Adebayo among SEC's best newcomers
CatsPause:  CBS thinks highly of UK stars for 2017


Monday Wildcat Links

August 7th 2016

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Herald Leader: In-state freshmen ready to prove they are more than just hype
John Clay: Three reasons why UK may actually be different this year
SEC Country: Near misses haven't shaken fans' faith in Stoops
C-J: Elam ready to focus on play, not weight
KSR: Toxic differential
Vaught's Views: Barnhart pleased with Stoops' recruiting, energy

BASKETBALL
Yahoo Sports: From UK student manager to head coach
isportsweb: North Carolina may acquire a few more additions to class of 2017

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Sunday Wildcat Links

August 6th 2016

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C-J: Barker shines at fan day 
Herald Leader: BBN meets the Cats on fan day
KSR: Teaching moments from the Cats' second practice 
Vaught's Views: Stoops knows Daniel will be good, just doesn't know when 
SEC Country: Things UK must do in 2016 or risk staying home for the holidays

BASKETBALL
A Sea of Blue: John Petty cuts list to 5, Kentucky on it 
USA Today: A closer look at class of 2017 target Kevin Knox 
Bleacher Report: Updated list of the top 10 2018 players 
SlamOnline: The world is his 

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Saturday Wildcat Links

August 6th 2016

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WUKY: Cats have fundamentals down, time to grind and fine tune
C-J: UK AD supportive of Stoops as camp opens
C-J: Boom Williams back and healthy after tragic summer
Herald Leader: Is Drew Barker brave enough to be unpopular?
Herald Leader: Williams hopes football will help his heart heal after death of his sister
KSR: The recruiting process
Vaught's Views: C.J. Conrad doesn't mind complicated role

BASKETBALL
Wildcat Blue Nation: High expectations
A Sea of Blue: Brian Bowen still considering Kentucky
Yardbarker: Karl-Anthony Towns aspires to be best player in the world

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