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Kentucky Wildcats Quickies: South Carolina Gameday Edition

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The Kentucky Wildcats hit the road for the first time this season to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks in what will be both team's SEC opener.

After a wild regular-season opener for both clubs last week, they'll look to get their first conference win this year while looking to slowly climb towards bowl eligibility. After beating the Gamecocks last year in thrilling fashion, UK will look to beat Steve Spurrier in consecutive years for the first time in program history.

Meanwhile, John Calipari just got inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hal of Fame, and UK vs. North Carolina Alumni Charity Game is Sunday.Needless to say, it's going to be a great weekend for the Wildcats.

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Kentucky Wildcats vs South Carolina Gamecocks Stream
Everything related to the Kentucky Wildcats' matchup with the South Carolina Gamecocks can be found here, including pre, during and postgame material.

From the Fun-n-Gun to Wildcat: Spurrier's Evolution
Former UK QB Freddie Maggard goes through the history of Steve Spurrier and how he took over the SEC in 1990 and revolutionized the official southern pastime with his Fun-n-Gun offense and how it's evolved over time.

Kentucky at South Carolina: How they match up & game prediction
Mark Story of the Herald-Leader takes a look at how UK and South Carolina matchup for the game in Columbia.

UK's freshman linebackers took lumps, learned
Kentucky's freshman linebackers took turns getting their welcome-to-college-football moment last week against Louisiana-Lafayette. They'll need to shed those first-game butterflies if the Cats are going to have any chance on the road against any SEC foe.

Student charged after drone crash during Kentucky football game
Kentucky campus police have charged law student Peyton Wilson with second-degree wanton endangerment, accusing him of operating a drone that crashed into a section of Commonwealth Stadium before the Wildcats' season-opening football game against Louisiana-Lafayette.

Inside College Hoops: Calipari is now on the 'right side of the rope'
Once upon a time, not too long ago, John Calipari was considered little more than an outsider causing problems for the blue bloods. Now he's the head coach of the winningest program in college basketball history, a national champion, and a Naismith Hall of Famer.

Road win would show Kentucky football truly is improving
Kentucky hasn't won a road game since 2010. If the program is going to take a major step forward this year, winning a road game is something they must accomplish.

Florida QB Mac Jones knows Kentucky is right place
Florida quarterback Mac Jones always intended to pick a college before his high school junior season started."There was no reason to wait," said Jones."I knew Kentucky was the right place for me."

Kentucky offers Florida athlete Demetri Burch
Apopka (Fla.) 2017 athlete Demetri Burch received his first offer on Thursday from Kentucky and running back coach Chad Scott.

UK commits James Hudson, Michael Warren visit Michigan State this weekend
Michigan State's recruiting visitor list for the Oregon game may end up at 200 names by the time the game kicks off on Saturday night. It includes UK commits James Hudson and Michael Warren.

Kirk Herbstreit taking shots at Alabama? Say it ain’t so
ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit didn’t make any new friends in Tuscaloosa with this remark when asked about Ohio State:

What to watch Saturday: Michigan State, Oregon lead light slate
CBS Sports' Saturday viewer's guide will help you navigate your way through the Saturday college football schedule, making sure you now which games are worth your time.