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Wednesday Wildcat Links

July 1st 2015

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Sea of Blue:  Calipari moves quickly to shoot down Kings' rumor
KSTV:  (video) Scout.com's Evan Daniels gives a UK recruiting update
Nation of Blue:  is 7-footer from Greece looking at UK?
SI.com projects 2 Cats in 2016 NBA draft lottery
WKYT:  Pelicans looking to resign Anthony Davis as soon as possible

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kentucky.com/MarkStory:  can Towles do for UK what Woodson did in '06
KSR:  Kash Daniel keeps hyping up Saturday's announcement
CatsPause:  5 frosh to watch for 2015 season

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Tuesday Wildcat Links

June 30th 2015

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coachcal.com:  transcript of Cal's comments on SEC summer teleconference
WKYT:  Cal's comments about flag stir up some Big Blue fans
SportingNews:  Kings reportedly interested in trading for Bledsoe
Nation of Blue:  Ulis throws down a dunk

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SaturdayDownSouth:  SID's All-SEC team includes one Wildcat
AL.com:  SEC SID's predict Auburn-Georgia in title game
ESPN on the pro/con arguments for UK making it to a bowl game

Monday Wildcat Links

June 28th 2015

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A Sea of Blue: Best Wildcats currently in the NBA
Wildcat Blue Nation: WCS update
Herald Leader: How much credit does Calipari deserve for producing pros?
Herald Leader: WCS talks about what Cal taught them about the 'league'
Vaught's Views: Ulis glad to have Murray and Briscoe in backcourt with him 
BrightSideoftheSun:  Knight set to sign 5-year, $70 million deal with Suns

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KSR: Take a look at the new CWS
SDS.com: Who has the most talented OL in the SEC 
SaturdayDownSouth predicts UK will be a top 5 passing offense in SEC
Nation of Blue:  Kash Daniels invites all to his announcement on July 4

OTHER SPORTS
UK Athletics: Bryant makes PanAm Games
John Clay: Former Cat making the most of his major league call-up

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Sunday Wildcat Links

June 27th 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Former Wildcats getting a chance with NBA teams
Busting Bracket: Poythress aiming for August return
WKYT: UK's lottery picks introduced to their new cities
Rant Sports: Calipari uses 'one-and-done' rule to his advantage
KY Sports Connection: Darius Miller in summer league with Mavericks
YardBarker: Harrellson added to Phoenix Suns summer league roster
College Spun: Ulis compares Labissiere to Towns
Herald Leader: UK recruiting target leads Team USA squad to victory

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A Sea of Blue: Things are starting to heat up again
News Daily: UK commitment gearing up for senior season

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Saturday Wildcat Links

June 27th 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Ulis and Poythress address media at Camp Rondo
Herald Leader: 7 Wildcats in 2015 class for UK Athletics Hall of Fame
Scout.com: Kentucky matches record with 6 draft picks
Vaught's Views: Draft was most watched, highest-rated ever on ESPN
CoachCal.com: Another draft to remember for Kentucky
KSR: The 5 bet matchups created in the 2015 draft
C-J: Calipari looks to '15-16
NextCats: 3 UK freshmen among top 20 prospects for next year's NBA draft
NBC Sports: Names to watch for in 2016 draft
CBS Sports: Murray another boon for Calipari

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Friday Wildcat Links

June 25th 2015

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ESPN: Towns No.1 overall pick in NBA draft
Wildcat Blue Nation: Lyles and Booker selected back-to-back
Arizona Sports: Phoenix welcomes another Wildcat
Fox Sports: Suns select Kentucky swingman Booker
A Sea of Blue: NBA draft hype video
CBS News: Karl-Anthony Towns talks to CBS News
Bleacher Report: Trey Lyles to the Jazz
Herald Leader: Sacramento nabs WCS with No. 6 pick
C-J: Q&A with Calipari at NBA draft
Vaught's Views: Towns tells fans 'we're going to the playoffs'
NextCats: Where UK's one-and-dones have been drafted
John Clay: Calipari's draft record at Kentucky
Arizona Republic:  Andrew Harrison traded to Memphis
Zagsblog:  playing 3 guards won't be a problem

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Scout.com: Cross talks about his decision
247Sports: UK recruiting Simmons hard, among others
NextCats:  Drake Jackson will attend Kash Daniel's announcement ceremony

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Thursday Wildcat Links

June 24th 2015

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Bleacher Report: Prioritizing Wildcats' top 2016 targets
Busting Brackets: Murray chooses the Kentucky Wildcats
recordonline.com: Once again, all eyes on Kentucky
Cincinnati.com: NBA draft predictions for all seven Wildcats
CBS: Celtics need a WCS type, but UK center has some red flags
CoachCal.com: NCAA proposes rule to allow early draft entrants back in school
John Clay: Five predictions for the NBA draft
C-J: WCS a philosopher and lottery pick?
KSR: The Cats' paths to the draft
Vaught's Views: Justus new special assistant to Calipari
DraftExpress.com: Murray already predicted to be draft No. 21 in 2016 Draft

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Herald Leader: Three-star defensive tackle commits to Kentucky
Scout.com: Hoak poised for big year

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

June 24th 2015

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Zagsblog:  Murray will make announcement Wednesday night
NCAA.com:  2015 Tourney set record for viewers
YahooSports:  Karl reportedly pushing Kings to trade Cousins
ESPN:  Kings' owner is against trading Cuz
BleacherReport predicts impact frosh for 2015-16 season
WKYT:  Towns enjoying draft week
coachCal.com:  ESPN's Greenberg thinks Towns can be a "15-year all-star"
Sea of Blue:  Towns praises UK program in interview with Dan Patrick
Zagsblog:  Ayton sees his game as similar to Towns

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KSR/FreddieMaggard says it's time for Chris Chenault to join ring of honor
SatudayDownSouth:  UK-Auburn is one of the upset possibilities for 2015

OTHER:
ukathletics.com:  two UK sprinters up for national award



Tuesday Wildcat Links

June 23rd 2015

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SBNation:  Towns is ideal modern NBA big man
Zagsblog:  T'wolves tell Towns they will take him with #1 pick
HoopsHypeCanada:  Murray set to reclassify, announce
NextCats says an announcement today is unlikely to come
NextCats:  no ESPNU coverage for Murray announcment tonight
Sea of Blue:  Langford commits to Michigan State > UK
Players Tribune:  Cauley-Stein writes about his prep for the draft
Draft Express says some teams have concerns about WCS's foot injury
ESPN says Lakers are trying to trade for Cousins
AwfulAnnouncing:   Jay Williams, Shannon Spake join ESPN draft coverage
ukathletics:  Cats to return to Bahamas in 2016-17 season
BleacherReport ranks top 10 NCAA Tourney games of past decade
Zagsblog: Andrew Harrison will always wonder what UK "could have done"

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NextCats:  QB commit Hoak earns 4-start status
NFL.com names punter Foster of UK as one of college FB's smartest players

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Monday Wildcat Links

June 21st 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: WCS should relish the chance to play for Michael Jordan
Herald Leader: Darius Miller adds another title to his resume
Herald Leader: Power Forward excited about scholarship offer
NextCats: Murray expected to announce decision on Tuesday 
Zagsblog:  Oregon player tweets about new commit
Syracuse.com: Calipari on Syracuse's new AD 
SportingNews/DeCourcy:  "positionless basketball" is the new catch phrase for UK

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KSR: Chris Matthews has unfinished business
Scout.com: Becker releases top 10 schools 

OTHER
WKYT:  Floreal models his program after Calipari's

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Sunday Wildcat Links

June 20th 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Towns works out for the Timberwolves
WKYT: Four Wildcats expected to attend the draft
Sporting News: Towns wanted to be a two-guard, according to Calipari
NY Daily News: The best scorers, defenders, ballhandlers and more
Herald Leader: Analyst say Booker will shoot even better in NBA
C-J: Towns' progress in post helped him become 'unstoppable'

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KSR: Three ways Towles will improve in year three
NextCats: A look at UK's O-line commitments under Stoops
Scout.com: Hoak excited for UK future

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Saturday Wildcat Links

June 19th 2015

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ESPN: Kentucky to raise price of basketball tickets
Wildcat Blue Nation: Positionless basketball
Herald Leader: Where Kentucky stands with each 2016 recruit
Sporting News: Briscoe out of U19 World Championship with concussion
OregonLive: Johnson looking to find perfect NBA fit in predraft workouts
USA Today: Top recruits like Calipari's rep with big men
Vaught's Views: Calipari not worried about Aaron Harrison
CoachCal.com: Cauley-Stein's long winding path to the NBA
C-J: 2017 five-star very proud of UK offer

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KY Forward: Wildcats will open the new Commonwealth Stadium under the lights
KSR: Marcelys Jones commits to UK

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Friday Wildcat Links

June 18th 2015

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Zagsblog:  Briscoe talks about his injury
Bleacher Report: Predicting Cats' stat leaders for 2015-2016
Hoops Habits: John Calipari gambled with his own credibility
Daily Knicks: Phil Jackson is interested in Trey Lyles
College Spun: Calipari compares Briscoe to to former Wildcat Eric Bledsoe
Indy Star: Thon Maker won't be mid-year enrollee
Herald Leader: Rupp Arena could be getting technology upgrade
C-J: Calipari talks draft prospects
KSR: Briscoe suffers head injury at Team USA training camp

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247Sports: Jones leaving Ohio State
Vaught's View: Stoops likes the way Horton accepted challenge to be more physical 
Ky Sports Connection:  Daniel invited to US Army All-America Bowl  

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Thursday Wildcat Links

June 17th 2015

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Bleacher Report: Sales pitches for the top 2016 targets
Wildcat Blue Nation: UK remains on Giles' list
Sporting News: WCS changes his nickname without even knowing what it means
UK Athletics: Briscoe makes 2015 USA basketball U19 world championship team
Vaught's Views: Calipari on Towns
C-J: A look at all five veterans
CoachCal.com: For Calipari, Kentucky, it's 'next man up'
NextCats:  Bridges definitely plans to visit UK
kentuckysports.com:  charges against UK Hoops' star Epps are dismissed

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SaturdayDownSouth paints best/worst case scenario for UK
Herald Leader: Ex-Cat Trevathan bounces back for Broncos
247Sports: Gilliam 'all-in' for Kentucky
John Clay: There will be no early signing period in football this year 
ESPN breaks down where SEC schools get their recruits
SaturdayDownSouth picks best player ever for each SEC school

OTHER
VaughtsViews:  Barnhart picks up AD of the Year award in Orlando
KSR: Reed continues to ball out

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Wednesday Wildcat LInks

June 17th 2015

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kentuckysports.com:  Briscoe's HS coach talks about his work ethic
NY Post:  Kenny Payne says WCS can be an all-star
KSR:  top 5 dynamic duos for UK basketball
WKYT:  Randle, Jones back in Lexington for camps
Nation of Blue:  Marlana Vanhoose rocks the national anthem in Cleveland

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NextCats:  Kash Daniels tells "LeachReport" that he's done with visits
SaturdayDownSouth:  UK's toughest stretch is in September
CatsPause:  OC Dawson says it's easy to sell this place right now

OTHER
kentuckysports.com:  AJ Reed hits for the cycle

Tuesday Wildcat Links

June 16th 2015

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Orlando Sentinel sees a bowl bid as realistic for UK
CatsPause:  Towles earned a "leg up" with consistency
KSTV goes one-on-one with OC Shannon Dawson
KSR/Freddie Maggard:  Daniel is not a slam-dunk for UK
CardChronicle:  son of former UK player battling cancer

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coachcal.com:  Briscoe named a finalist for U19 team
kentuckysports.com:  former UK star Randle hosts camp for youngsters 
24/7 Sports goes one-on-one with Briscoe
coachcal.com:  Skal staying off social media to get focused

Monday Wildcat Links

June 14th 2015

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A Sea of Blue: Ethan Tucky commits to Boston College over Kentucky
Herald Leader: UK commitment Looney impresses at Ohio camp
KSR: Comparing Stoops' Troops to other success stories
NextCats: New decision date for Kash Daniels 

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Vaught's Views: Lyles works out for Utah
Usab.com: USA MU19 highlights 
BleacherReport:  WCS is one of the safest picks in this draft

OTHER SPORTS
UK Athletics: UK Women's Track & Field finishes as NCAA runner-up

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Sunday Wildcat Links

June 13th 2015

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C-J: Cousins wants WCS in Sacramento
Wildcat Blue Nation: Kentucky offers four-star
DraftExpress: Wynyard throws down dunk at scrimmage

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Vaught's Views: Early signing period for football close to becoming a reality
NextCats: Elite linebacker lists Kentucky among top 5

OTHER SPORTS
John Clay: Angels call up former UK pitcher
KSR: Kendra Harrison wins track and field national title

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Saturday Wildcat Links

June 12th 2015

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Bleacher Report: Ranking the 5 best underdog stories in UK history
Wildcat Blue Nation: The Unforgettables were the ultimate underdogs
KYSportsConnection: Towns' rises to the top 
Herald Leader: Randle hosting basketball camp in Lexington next week
C-J: T'wolves are taking Towns
Vaught's Views: Lyles says it would be a 'cool' situation to play for the Pacers
NextCats: Team USA tryouts begin on Saturday

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Rivals.com: Cats get their punter
NextCats: A look at all 17 commitments for the 2016 class
SDS.com: Potentials upsets on each week of the 2015 schedule

OTHER SPORTS:
Herald Leader: Saunders takes bronze in long jump at NCAA Championships
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Friday Wildcat Links

June 12th 2015

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Bleacher Report: Predicting strengths and weaknesses of Cats '15-16 roster 
NBA.com: Towns has the makings of a great investment 
C-J: Opportunity knocks for Derek Willis 
isportsweb.com: New York Knicks: WCS or Kaminsky 
Vaught's Views: Johnson confident Young will have big second season with Boston
CBS:  report says Cousins wants Kings to draft WCS 
KSR:  numbers set for new UK players
MLive:  Michigan enters picture with Jamal Murray

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Fox Sports: Kentucky losing OL Josh Krok to transfer 
kentuckysports:  UK gets commitment from punter
247Sports: Breaking down the 2015 Kentucky football schedule 
KSR: Between the ears of a quarterback 
SaturdayDownSouth grades UK's recruiting situation

OTHER
kentuckysports:  AJ Reed named to all-star team

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