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Tuesday Wildcat Links

July 7th 2015

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kentuckysports.com:  Boom Williams on Hornung Award watch list
KSTV:  Kash Daniels says 2016 class is the kind you'd make a 30-for-30 about
WKYT:  EKU reinstates two players suspended for brawl w/ UK players
KySportsConnection:  ESPN's Kiper thinks highly of Towles
C-J:  2017 O-lineman from Lexington now a 5-star prospect
Sea of Blue forecasts 7-win season for UK
CatsPause:  UK recruit Drake Jackson expects more recruiting scores

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coachCal.com:  Cal sends out latest recruiting manifesto
CatsPause:  2016 wing prospect picks Florida State
ESPN/O'Neil:  inside the NCAA's attendence numbers
NBA.com:  Julius Randle talks about his first practice at "NBA speed"
LakersNation:  Clarkson raves about Randle
KySportsStyle:  UK leads nation in total home attendence
C-J:  Lyles held out of summer league action

Monday's Wildcat Links

July 6th 2015

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CatsPause:  report says Murray turned down lucrative one-year pro deal for UK
C-J:  national experts are high on Cal's next UK team
BostonGlobe:  Young ready to make his move in year two with Celtics
kentuckysports.com:  Harrison twins match up against each other
Charlotte Observer:  Aaron Harrison making strong impression

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KSR:  4-star WR puts UK in his final six

Sunday Wildcat Links

July 5th 2015

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CatsIllustrated:  Daniel picks UK
CatsPause:  Daniel says Drake Jackson is why he picked UK
NextCats:  Daniel gives Cats another top 100 prospect
C-J:  nat'l analyst thinks Daniel can be 3-year leader in tackles for UK

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kentuckysports.com:  twins, Johnson make summer league debuts
ESPN:  Rondo to Sacramento w/ Cousins, WCS

Saturday Wildcat Links

July 4th 2015

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CatsIllustrated:  Daniel picks UK

kentuckysports.com:  hard work about to pay off for Kash Daniel
CatsPause:  UK appears to be heavy favorite to land Daniel
C-J/SteveJones:  Daniel talks about his recruitment
CatsPause:  Towles dresses as Harry Potter for magazine cover
SaturdayDownSouth:  3 programs that could take a step back

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Ky Kernel:  columnist says Calipari should leave for NBA
Orangeville.com:  Murray invited to tryout for Pan Am Games team
SI.com:  MKG giving back at national stuttering conference

Friday Wildcat Links

July 3rd 2015

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CatsPause:  ESPN's Ford says he would send his kid to Calipari
NBC Sports:  Cavs interested in former UK star Prince
CameronMillsRadio:  schedule set for former Cats in summer league games

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kentuckysports/Jen Smith:  ticket sales for UK football up a bit
NextCats:  Kash Daniels on his emergence as a top prospect

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ukathletics:  schedule of replays is set for UK "takeover day" on SEC Network
C-J:  BBN dating site crashes on launch day

Thursday Wildcat Links

July 1st 2015

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Bleacher Report: Wildcats most likely to make All-SEC team
A Sea of Blue: Papagiannis not an option for Wildcats
KY Sports Connection: Knight agrees to 5-year, $70 million extension with Suns
Herald Leader: Aaron Harrison on summer-league team fighting for position
Vaught's Views: How does Trey Lyles fit with Utah?
CoachCal.com: Four Cats named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
C-J: Billion dollar man?
KSR: James Young approaching second year with a different mindset 
Forbes:  Davis set to sign richest NBA contract ever
Cleveland.com:  Cavs interested in Tayshaun Prince

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SDS.com: Boom Williams: SEC's best kept secret
KY Forward: Latest college football books not showing a lot of love for Stoops 
SDS:  10 bold predictions for this fall

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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

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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

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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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