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Saturday Wildcat Links

November 21st 2014

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The Washington Post: Coach Cal is one of college basketball's best defensive coaches
Wall Street Journal: Best college team ever? Or most overhyped ever?
Bleacher Report: 5 takeaways from Kentucky's opening games
CBS Sports: Kentucky pulls away from Boston U.
Wildcat Blue Nation: Kentucky basketball is fun again
Fox Sports: Aaron Harrison helps UK
C-J: Booker sparks 2nd-half surge against Boston U.
KSR: Devin Booker shines in Kentucky's win

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UK Athletics: Kentucky using bye week to recharge
Vaught's Views: Kentucky offense has been consistently, inconsistent
247Sports: Redshirt players impress on scout team

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Friday Wildcat Links

November 20th 2014

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Bleacher Report: Wildcats vs. 76ers: Who you got?
USA Today: Platoons smothering opponents after halftime
Hoops Habits: Is Willie Cauley-Stein UK's most important player?
C-J: People are waiting to criticize Kentucky
Herald Leader: Five-star power forward visiting UK
Herald Leader: Kentucky players still see room for improvement
Zagsblog:  Rohrssen paying immediates dividends at UK

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SportingNews:  Dupree ranked #1 senior prospect for NFL draft
Vaught's Views: Bowl practice would be great benefit to helping 2015 season
Scout.com: Scout 100 junior CB names top 4
C-J: Bowl game would mean more practice time for redshirts
Wildcat Blue Nation: Is the seat getting warm for Stoops?

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Thursday Wildcat Links

November 19th 2014

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Yahoo Sports: Kentucky looks as dominant as advertised 
Bleacher Report: Kentucky looks too big to fail 
Bleacher Report: Kentucky frontline gets headlines, but Harrison twins most important 
SI.com: Deep, talented No. 1 Kentucky hits historic greatness
C-J: Harrison twins sacrifice 
John Clay: Kentucky-Duke a classic waiting to happen 

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C-J: Stoops staying course, pleads for patience 
Nation of Blue:  UK picks up DE commit
KSR: A week of regroup before the finale 
Vaughn's Views: What beating Louisville would really mean 
NextCats:  two '16 commits in latest ESPN 300

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Wednesday's Wildcat Links

November 19th 2014

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ABC News: No. 1 Kentucky shuts down Kansas
Indy Star: Lyles blends into a No. 1 Kentucky team that crushes Kansas
Busting Brackets: 3 thoughts after a dominating performance
UK Athletics: Kentucky's defense dominates
KSR: The anatomy of a beatdown
John Clay: Kentucky delivers quite the performance
C-J: Kentucky strokes the hype machine

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Vaught's Views: Georgia defensive end commits to Kentucky

Tuesday Wildcat Links

November 18th 2014

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ukathletics.com:  VIDEO/coach Cal previews Kansas game
DickVitaleOnline.com:  Dickie V's podcast on Champions Classic games
kentuckysports.com/JohnClay:  Cal talks "clutter" at press conference
KansasCityStar:  KU coach Self wants a return to stifling defense
Big Blue Insider:  Kansas coach, players preview matchup with UK
SportingNews:  UK remains clear-cut #1 in AP poll
SI.com/SethDavis picks UK to win by 11
CatsPause:  tonight's game is a homecoming for Trey Lyles
ncaa.com:  Louisville to host NCAA Regional in 2016
ukathletics:  UK women rally past Baylor

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SaturdayDownSouth says SEC defenses have figured out Patrick Towles

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Monday Wildcat Links

November 16th 2014

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Bleacher Report: Freshmen save the day for the Wildcats 
C-J: Kentucky's platoon plan wears down opponents 
CoachCal.com: Cats forced to fight
UK Athletics: Lyles, Ulis provide second-half spark
Vaughts's Views: Johnson talks about game 
KSR: Cats get the wake up call they needed today 
Herald Leader: Cats get first half scare 
Busting Brackets: 3 thoughts on today's game 
Kansan: Kentucky poses big challenge for young Jayhawks 
CBS Sports/Sam Vecenie: platoon system is not dead
ESPN.com:  analyst Sean Farnharm breaks down UK win over Buffalo

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Ky Kernel:  bye week is much-needed for deflated Cats

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Sunday Wildcat Links

November 15th 2014

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Bleacher Report: Game grades 
Wildcat Blue Nation: Road woes continue 
NextCats: Harris visiting Alabama this weekend
UK Athletics: Kentucky falls at Tennessee 
John Clay: This is not easy
C-J: Cats stagger down the stretch 
Vaught's Views: UK knew it was going to be tough
KSR: From bad to worse 

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ubbulls.com:  Buffalo opened its season with a win 

Saturday Wildcat Links

November 14th 2014

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Yahoo Sports: Kentucky blasts Grand Canyon 
C-J: Kentucky basketball dominates in 85-45 romp 
Vaught's Views: Kentucky's size and talent "mismatched" Grand Canyon  
KSR: Watch Coach Cal talk about the win 
Herald Leader: UK routs Grand Canyon 

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SideLines: Tennessee looking to gain momentum against Kentucky 
Knox News: Five big things: Vols vs. Kentucky 
UK Athletics: Wildcats begin rivalry road trip with Tennessee 
Bleacher Report: Top head-to-head match ups 
Mark Story: Calling Kentucky-Tennessee a 'rivalry' is really a stretch now  
Wildcat Blue Nation: Know your enemy 
Yahoo Sports: Kentucky and Tennessee have plenty of similar traits 

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Friday Wildcat Links

November 13th 2014

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News Star: Kentucky seeks defensive rebound from 4-game slide 
KSR: Stoops wants 60 minutes of good football 
Herald Leader: Fullback putting jolt in running game 

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Bleacher Report: Breaking down just how good Kentucky basketball can be
Wall Street Journal: Why Kentucky has the most bragging rights in college basketball
Wildcat Blue Nation: A season preview  
Busting Brackets: John Calipari lands two five-star recruits 
Herald Leader: Coaches name Harrison twins to All-SEC First Team 
KY Sports Connection: Briscoe commits to UK 
C-J: 2015 recruiting class gets major boost 
Vaught's Views: Coach Cal ready for Cats to face adversity 
CoachCal.com: Too good, too soon

Thursday Wildcat Links

November 12th 2014

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Rant Sports: UK and UT meet with postseason on the line
Vaught's Views: McClain and Smith both practice
SaturdayDownSouth:  Cats' run defense faces another tough test
Rivals.com: Recruiting news

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SI.com:  2 writers pick UK to win it all
USAToday:  this season more about teams than individuals
Bleacher Report: 5 reasons why UK fans should be optimistic
Busting Brackets: Two 5-star recruits to commit?
Wildcat Blue Nation: Two days until tip-off
KY Sports Connection: Kentucky partners with TicketExchange
CoachCal.com: Towns named first-team All-American by USA Today
John Clay: Cats fans are think 40-0, but won't dare say it
C-J: Trey Lyles, a not-so-small forward
KSR: Thoughts on two recruits' decision
WKYT: Towns named preseason All-American

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

November 12th 2014

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ukathletics.com:  energy, excitement high as Cats return to practice
KSR:  Tuesday practice summary
SaturdayDownSouth:  Saturday will prove if hype is real for Dobbs
Tennessean:  coach Jones says Dobbs needs more consistency in practice
Sea of Blue:  reconsidering the analysis of UK-Georgia
Cats Illustrated:  Rivals analyst talks about UK b-ball influence on Damien Harris
YahooSports:  UofL loses QB Gardner

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NCAA.com:  coach Majerle talks about challenge of going to Kentucky
Ky Kernel:  Towns has highest ceiling of talented Cats players
ESPN/Andy Katz:  Pitino talks about Kentucky
Nation of Blue:  Darius Miller is a dad
TSN/Mike DeCourcy wonders if UNC banner will come down

Tuesday Wildcat Links

November 11th 2014

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kentuckysports.com/John Clay:  columnist thinks Stoops might regret answer
KSR:  5 takeaways from Stoops press conference
Big Blue Insider:  Stoops looking for more consistency
KSR:  Stoops updates injuries for UK football
BleacherReport:  UK must force turnovers v. UT
SaturdayDownSouth still has UK in its bowl projections

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Nation of Blue:  Scout analyst think Labissiere is coming to UK
ESPN.com writers weigh in with opinions on platoon system

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Monday Wildcat Links

November 9th 2014

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John Clay: Stoops and Co. have a long way to go
Vaught's Views: Stoops wants UK to give effort to position itself to win at Tennessee
247Sports: Who has done the best coaching job in the SEC this year?

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Herald Leader: Cal's management of players' minutes this season's grand experiment
C-J: Cal's Cats loaded, but who is the leader?
silive.com: Wildcats sitting on top of the college hoop world
WDRB: Two things Darrin Horn liked about Kentucky after their win
Cincinnati.com: UK basketball hammers Georgetown 
The Washington Post: Sophomores are the new freshmen
 
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UK Athletics: WSOC: Texas A&M wins SEC title over UK

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Sunday Wildcat Links

November 8th 2014

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Bleacher Report: Analysis of UK vs. UGA
USA Today: Bulldogs blast Wildcats, and win 63-31
FanSided: Bulldogs dismantle Kentucky
Herald Leader: Georgia sends Kentucky to fourth loss in a row
C-J: A senior day to forget
KSR: Stoops calls today a "very embarrassing effort"
UK Athletics: Kentucky falls to No. 17 Georgia

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ZagsBlog: It's nice to recruit when you are No. 1
CoachCal.com: Cats enter final week of preseason prep
Vaught's Views: Andrew Harrison ranked as one season's most important players

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Saturday Wildcat Links

November 7th 2014

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Wildcat Blue Nation: UK vs. UGA: Know your enemy
USA Today: Former UGA player previews game
A Sea of Blue: Georgia, and Kentucky's seniors on our minds
Fansided: Back on the horse
Herald Leader: Kentucky searching for consistent play-makers
C-J: UK football seniors prepare for emotional day

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USA Sports: College basketball countdown
Bleacher Report: What to expect from the Wildcats' upperclassmen
Vaught's Views: Calipari's Cats will continue to work on combinations and chemistry

Friday Wildcat Links

November 6th 2014

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ukathletics.com:  VIDEO/Stoops talks injuries, Georgia
Rant Sports: Predicting the UK vs. UGA outcome
KSR: Blake McClain is out vs. Georgia
Herald Leader: As he changes his body, Elam is changing his life
247Sports: Kentucky offers sleeper DB
BG Daily News: UK commit doing big things

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Bleacher Report: Season preview
KY Sports Connection: Questions entering this years' season
Vaught's Views: Karl-Anthony Towns tries to be his own unique player
C-J: Six players in new 2015 NBA mock draft
ZagsBlog: Isaiah Briscoe will make his decision soon
CBS Sports: Player of the year predictions

Thursday Wildcat Links

November 5th 2014

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C-J:  Stoops talks fan support, run D on SEC teleconference
Fox News: Bulldogs seek turnaround against Wildcats 
UK Athletics: UK responding to Stoops' challenge before Georgia matchup 
Vaught's Views: Stoops not happy with big plays defense has been allowing 
John Clay: To get to a bowl, Kentucky will have to earn it 
Herald Leader: UK's new practice facility evidence Stoops wants to stick around 
Sports Illustrated: Damien Harris could be game-changer for Kentucky 

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Fansided: Tops SI's college hoops preseason top 25 poll 
C-J: Kentucky basketball players adapt to 'platoon' 
News & Records: Academic issues impacting UNC basketball recruiting 
Scout Hoops: Blakeney breaks down Kentucky visit 
TSN:  Aaron Harrison on TSN preseason All-America team

Wednesday Wildcat Links

November 5th 2014

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ukathletics.com:  consistency is the focus for UK offense
Nation of Blue:  Damien Harris will announce choice in January
mrSEC.com says extension for Stoops was right move

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SI.com:  Poythress on SI cover
SI.com:  Arkansas is a team to watch in SEC
ukathletics.com:  both UK point guards on Cousy Watch List
ESPN's John Gasaway says this UK team not nearly as talented as Cal's best (pay          content)
BleacherReport:  All-Lightning Road Team includes Andrew Harrison

Tuesday Wildcat Links

November 4th 2014

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ukathletics.com:  Stoops challenges Cats
BigBlueInsider:  Stoops still fuming over loss at Mizzou
ukathletics.com:  Dupree, Foster honored
ESPN:  Georgia DC puzzled by run defense
SaturdayDownSouth:  UK projected to Belk Bowl


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ESPN:  no Cats on preseason AP All-America 1st team
Yahoo.com:  picking this All-America team is challenging
coachCal.com:  the book on Booker
KSR:  Calipari will open practice up for NBA scouts again


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Monday Wildcat Links

November 2nd 2014

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ukathletics.com:  Cats rout Pikeville 116-68
YouTube:  VIDEO highlights with UK Network play calls
Herald Leader: Formidable freshmen on Kentucky's schedule 
Nation of Blue:  players talk about exhibition victory
Herald Leader: What teams will be in the 2014-2015 Final Four
Mark Story: NCAA needs to throw the book at North Carolina
Wildcat Blue Nation: Meet Willie Cauley-Stein
C-J: UK basketball downs Pikeville  
NextCats:  reports saying UK in the lead for Briscoe

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John Clay: Missouri gives Kentucky a lesson in maturity
Vaught's Views: Kentucky needs to focus on playing as a team
saturdaydownsouth.com: Five biggest takeaways from Saturday's game

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