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Sunday Wildcat Links

January 31st 2015

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YouTube:  UK TV highlights of the UK win with Tom & Mike's calls
Yahoo Sports: Kentucky rolls past Alabama
iSportsweb.com: Kentucky's first 20-0 start since 1965-1966 season
C-J:  what we learned in the UK win over Bama
SportingNews/DeCourcy:  Cats still a work in progress
UK Athletics: Balanced attacks lead UK past Alabama 
NextCats: Busy weekend for top UK target

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Herald Leader: Under-the-radar recruit commits to Kentucky 

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Saturday Wildcat Links

January 30th 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Kentucky is 20-0 because they play physical
Bleacher Report: Each Wildcats starter's  biggest area of improvement in 2015
Rant Sports: Kentucky poised to finish season undefeated
WDRB: Does Kentucky need to lose a game?
UK Athletics: Alabama visits Rupp to face Kentucky on Saturday
Herald Leader: Cats want to see full game of Towns at his best 
C-J: Cousins a late add to NBA All-Star game
C-J: Cats expect more physical challenges ahead
KSR: The Harrisons have got their groove back

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Vaught's Views: Cats finally add football recruit

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Friday Wildcat Links

January 29th 2015

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247Sports: Defense the difference between UK, Duke
The Washington Post: Why John Feinstein keeps voting UVA as No. 1
C-J: What we learned from Kentucky's win at Missouri
Wildcat Blue Nation: Midseason awards
Hoops Habit: Can Dominique Hawkins fills Alex Poythress' role?
Herald Leader: Aaron Harrison-Sportsman of the Year Finalist
Vaught's Views: Associated Press lists Cauley-Stein as POY candidate
Scout.com: Updated 2016 Top 100
Yahoo News: Harrison twins lead Kentucky to win
A Sea of Blue: Initial impressions over Kentucky's win against Missouri 
YouTube:  highlights of UK win at Missouri with Tom & Mike's calls

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Herald Leader: Prospects need proof on the field
Cleveland.com: Are decommitments common in college football?

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Thursday Wildcat Links

January 28th 2015

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Bleacher Report: 5 burning questions for remainder of Wildcats' season
isportsweb.com: Devin Booker is the key to an undefeated season for the Wildcats
Herald Leader: Missouri's 'normal coach' charged with altering the culture
C-J: Cats won't be bored in Missouri rematch
Vaught's Views: Newman's father likes that Coach Cal 'let's his players go'
UK Athletics: Kentucky closes season series with Missouri in Columbia

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Bad news for Kentucky football
ESPN: Season report card
Rant Sports: Stoops experiencing first tough time with the Wildcats
Fox Sports: Bar fight might have involved Kentucky football players
KSR: A look at whose committed and whose bailed

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

January 28th 2015

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coachCal.com:  (VIDEO)  Booker, Lee talk about Missouri game
KSR:  would a loss be a good thing--depends on how Cats deal with it
Zagsblog:  UK mentioned in recruitment of 7-footer from Greece
C-J:  Davis, Noel developing differently
SI.com/Seth Davis:  stopping flopping could be difficult
BleacherReport:  not much to worry about with Kentucky's offense

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kentucky.com:  Richmond police investigating fight with players from 2 teams
C-J:  reports allege fight included some UK football players
WKYT:  Dowell twins reportedly flip from UK to Michigan State
Nation of Blue:  Joker Phillips reportedly close to landing job with Cleveland Browns

OTHER:
ukathletics.com:  mobile ticketing now available

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Tuesday Wildcat Links

January 27th 2015

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Nation of Blue:  Cats one vote away from unanimous #1 in AP poll
SECSports:  Booker named Freshman of the Week again
coachcal.com:  A&M coach calls Booker the "X factor"
KSR:  Calipari says Towns must master "five feet and in"
NBCSports/RobDauster talks up the freshmen backcourt combo
ESPN/Joe Lunardi:  no change for UK in latest Bracketology

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Ky Kernel:  3-star DT commits to Kentucky
Columbus Dispatch:  DT Hamilton de-commits from UK, picks Ohio State
You Tube:  Ky Wildcats TV highlight video for Bud Dupree
mrSEC.com says UK is trending in the right direction
CatsPause:  Male HS quarterback to UK as a preferred walk-on
WKYT:  Stoops close to adding new coach to his staff

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Monday Wildcat Links

January 25th 2015

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The New Zealand Herald: Wynyard commits to the University of Kentucky
WDRB: Booker takes aim at another SEC honor-- and Travis Ford
Herald Leader: Polson says former teammate Willis faces a tough decision
Herald Leader: Calipari turned Kentucky around with a tweak
C-J: Calipari trying to tweak Andrew Harrison again
Vaught's Views: Coach Cal says good players are the reason we has won so many games
CoachCal.com: Making history

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KSR: 3-star DB de-commits from UK

OTHER SPORTS
UK Athletics: UK Hoops wins against Missouri

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Sunday Wildcat Links

January 24th 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Kentucky improves to 19-0
WDRB: Kentucky defense silences South Carolina gimmicks
Sporting News: UK's stifling defense give opponents few options
Fox Sports: No-name defense?
CoachCal.com: Defense, freshman guards lead Cats to victory
YouTube: Game highlights and Tom's call
KSR: 9 notes on 19-0
Vaught's Views: Booker scores 18 points in Saturday's win
John Clay: If Kentucky makes history, chemistry might be the reason
Herald Leader: Calipari preaching patience with Andrew Harrison
C-J: What we learned from Saturday's win

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Saturday Wildcat Links

January 23rd 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Another tough road game in Columbia?
ESPN: Kentucky-South Carolina preview
Rivals.com: USC hosts No. 1 UK
Yahoo.com: South Carolina gets latest crack at Kentucky
Lex18: Four Wildcats on USBWA midseason watch lists
CoachCal.com: Keys to a victory against South Carolina
Herald Leader: Ex-Cats humbled by chance to play in NBA
C-J: Kentucky understands the danger that's ahead

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Herald Leader: Several UK football recruits taking visits this weekend
Rivals.com: 2015 team rankings

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Friday Wildcat Links

January 22nd 2015

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Bleacher Report: Is a regular-season loss inevitable for Wildcats? 
Wildcat Blue Nation: Is another challenge needed 
USA Today: UK learning SEC hoops better than expected 
NBC Sports: Basketball used in college hoops gives home team advantage w/o deflation 
Herald Leader: Return to South Carolina another chance for Kentucky to find answers 
C-J: Terrance Jones worried his career was over 
Vaughn's Views: Harrison has "accepted" how criticism of him will be 
CoachCal.com: Wildcats ready for physical battle at South Carolina
ZagsBlog: New Zealand Big Man closing in on decision 
Scout.com: Five biggest topics in high school hoops 

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NextCats: Several UK commitments in final Rivals position rankings for class of 2015 
247Sports: Kentucky offers younger brother of 2015 commit 

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Thursday Wildcat Links

January 21st 2015

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USA Today: Who is Kentucky's most important player?
Bleacher Report: Most important lessons learned from SEC play so far
C-J: Kentucky basketball on historic defensive pace
Washington Post: Why Kentucky should go further than Virginia in March
John Clay: LSU reveals itself as a threat to Kentucky
Herald Leader: Towns hoping to exceed Calipari's lofty expectations
Vaught's Views: What does having best home record after 100 games mean to Cal? 
ESPN:  Labissiere up to #3 in new ESPN 2015 rankings

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Cats continue to add size
Nation of Blue: 6 new Wildcats enroll
KSR: A closer look at Stoops' new troops 
NextCats:  UK does in-home visit with WR Tavin Richardson
NFL.com:  ZaDarius Smith generating buzz at Senior Bowl

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

January 21st 2015

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YouTube:  UK TV highlights with Tom's call
Sea of Blue:  Cats prevail against Vandy
kentuckysports.com:  3 takeaways from UK win over Vandy
coachcal:com:  Aaron Harrison comes through in the clutch
C-J:  Marcus Lee stars in UK win
Zagsblog:  Maker will visit UK, Kansas if he reclassifies
Zagsblog:  some NBA scouts are suggesting a return to UK for Harrison twins
SI.com:  how will CBS handle loss of Anthony for Final Four coverage?
Big Blue Insider:  Bob Burrow named UK Legend

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Next Cats:  Stoops gets CB prospect to flip from Auburn to UK
Next Cats:  JuCo WR close to commitment to UK
C-J:  former Cat Matthews is a surprising star for Seahawks

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kentuckysports.com:  UK softball earns #6 preseason ranking

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Tuesday Wildcat Links

January 20th 2015

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SECSports:  Booker wins another Frosh of the Week award
coachcal.com:  midseason report cards on the Cats
ESPN.com/Joe Lunardi:  no change for Cats in latest Bracketology
Cats Pause:  freshmen coming up big on the road
Tennessean:  Stallings says Vandy not playing with confidence
Rants Sports picks UK by 21
SECSports.com:  VIDEO/Gaudio & Booker rank top big men in SEC
Nation of Blue:  Joe Crawford signs with D-League team
KentuckySports.com/John Clay:  Willis admits he needs to work harder

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Tennessean:  Bud Dupree drops out of Senior Bowl game
NFL.com:  ZaDarius Smith shines in all-star game
Tennessean:  Phillip Rivers' little brother leaving Vandy FB program
Fox 13:  former Cat Matthews talks about recovering onside kick
Nation of Blue:  Randall Cobb headed to Pro Bowl

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Monday Wildcat Links

January 18th 2015

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Washington Post: Kentucky may not be as unbeatable as we once thought
Wildcat Blue Nation: UK hearing good things from the Hoophall Classic
John Clay: Kentucky travels in style
KSR: To tweak or not to tweak
Vaught's Views: Playing great defense is all about energy
Herald Leader: Calipari on hand for event featuring UK targets
C-J: Lessons learned from Alabama
MassLive: Briscoe talks about his commitment to UK 
SI.com:  why the SEC is the most interesting conference to watch

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NextCats: Top UK target de-commits from Illinois
Scout.com: Scout's favorite sleepers

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Sunday Wildcat Links

January 17th 2015

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Fox Sports: Kentucky overwhelms Alabama in second SEC blowout
Rant Sports: Kentucky too tall for Alabama
WKYT: As Wildcats flourish, other SEC teams feed off each other
WildcatTV: Alabama vs. Kentucky highlight video
Vaught's Views: UK never lets Tide get rolling
Herald Leader: Kentucky rises to 17-0
C-J: UK passes road test
ZagsBlog: New Zealand targets enjoys trips to Kentucky and Villanova

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saturdaydownsouth.com: SEC dominating the national Top 100 recruiting list
Vaught's Views: New offensive coordinator says he can be successful anywhere

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Saturday Wildcat Links

January 16th 2015

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Bleacher Report: Breaking down every Wildcat's best move
Bleacher Report: Most impressive stats from each starter
Wildcat Blue Nation: Don't sleep on Charles Matthews
Yahoo Sports: Kentucky is back on the road vs. Alabama
Capstone Report: Can Alabama take down Kentucky?
Herald Leader: Calipari seeking greater production from Kentucky's big men
C-J: UK-Bama glance
KSR: Three match-ups to watch against Alabama
Scout.com: Key players to watch in class of 2017
Rivals.com: Recruiting notes for several UK targets

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Herald Leader: Stadium renovation fores Cats to cancel spring game
NextCats: Several UK commits recognized nationally

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Friday Wildcat Links

January 15th 2015

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KY Forward: ESPN sideline reporter cover UK basketball with 23,000 "friends"
C-J: Johnson finding his form again
Nation of Blue: Kentucky drops to No. 2 in Ken Pomeroy's ratings
isportsweb: How the freshmen stack up
The Crimson White: Alabama basketball returns home to host the unbeaten Cats
UK Athletics: Kentucky faces Alabama in Tuscaloosa
Vaught's Views: Alabama's tough defense will challenge the Cats this weekend
Herald Leader: Calipari singing different platoon from game to game
KSR:  Calipari offers encouragement to Cat fan fighting Parkinson's
Nation of Blue:  TSN ranks Kentucky as top state for college basketball

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saturdaydownsouth: Updating the SEC's top 50 high school commits
C-J: Lafayette 2017 QB receives offer from U of L

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Thursday Wildcat Links

January 14th 2015

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Sporting News: Midseason All-Americans
USA Today: Does Virginia or Kentucky lose first?
Bleacher Report: Who should be Kentucky's starting 5?
The Cheat Sheet: 7 most hostile environments in college basketball
John Clay: Hawkins gives Cats unexpected boost
Herald Leader: Balancing team, individual goals Calipari's biggest challenge
C-J: Dick Vitale not buying UK's platoons
Vaught's Views: Willie Cauley-Stein on Wooden Award Midseason top 25 list
KSR: Booker's stock is on the rise 
Nation of Blue:  UTEP coach unhappy about nixing of matchup with UK

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KY Sports Connection: Braylon Heard declares for 2015 NFL draft
John Clay: What should we judge our new offensive coordinator on? 
Next Cats:  WR Richardson set to announce January 30
CBS projects Bud Dupree at #11 in first round

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

January 14th 2015

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YouTube:  VIDEO highlights of win over Missouri w/ UK Radio Network calls
Nation of Blue:  Hawkins, Towns, Harrison talk about win over Mizzou
kentuckysports/John Clay:  Cats got back to defense
KSR:  Cats got their swagger back
CoachCal.com:  return of the swagger
BigBlueInsider:  Hawkins gets minutes as platoons return
Fansided.com:  Clippers change mind about signing Darius Miller

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NextCats:  rising CB prospect sets official visit to UK

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Tuesday Wildcat Links

January 13th 2015

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ukathletics.com:  Booker named SEC Frosh of the Week
WKYT:  Cats remain #1 but not unanimous
kentuckysports.com:  win at A&M marked only 4th sub-30% FG game  under Cal
USA Today writer says Cats have some weaknesses that are surfacing
ESPN writers talk about UK's close calls in SEC play
NBC/Rob Dauster expects more close calls for UK in SEC play
Nation of Blue:  Anthony Davis guarantees a title for UK

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Next Cats says UK is targeting O-lineman Ulizio in Ohio to fill O-line need

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