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Wildcat Quickies: Big Blue Fun Edition

Friday night was just good ol’ fashioned fun.

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Wildcats tip season off with Big Blue Madness | Lexington Herald-Leader
The University of Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness delivered surprising punch Friday night.

Big Blue Madness Photo Gallery | UK Wildcats News
From former Cats returning, Matthew Mitchell's dance, to the new Cats in action, check out photos from Kentucky's annual Big Blue Madness.

Closing a book on another electric Big Blue Madness | Kentucky Sports Radio
Big Blue Madness is in the books and it did not disappoint. The new video board stole the show, but not without a strong push from the Wildcat coming in hot.

Mohamed Bamba a surprise visitor for Big Blue Madness - 247
Top-five prospect Mohamed Bamba was a surprise visitor for Kentucky's Big Blue Madness Friday night. Bamba's prep teammate, top-ranked 2018 wing Cameron Reddish and AAU point guard Quade Green, were also in attendance.

Briscoe says shooting woes no more as he steps into leadership role |
How much time did he spend in the Joe Craft Center? “A lot,” Briscoe said. “Every night in here. It’s usually with a coach or by myself. I’ve just been shooting. My confidence is high and day-by-day I just want to get better as a player.”

'Fashion Police: Kentucky players fear 'nip slips' in new basketball uniforms - SEC Country
"I’m going to be completely honest," freshman point guard De’Aaron Fox said, laughing, hesitating and cringing. "Uhhhhh, I don’t really like them. I’m not going to lie to you. I don’t really like the new uniforms."

No. 5 Kentucky to Face No. 11 Navy | UK Wildcats News
The No. 5 Kentucky rifle will compete against No. 11 Navy at Bancroft Rifle Range on the United States Naval Academy campus today beginning at 9 a.m. ET.

Kentucky coach compares recruit to Anthony Davis - 247
"Tony Barbee said that Moses Brown is one of the most impressive big men that he's seen in a long time," Magna said. "He made a comparison to Anthony Davis. He said that Moses Brown is further in his career than a lot of the bigs that have come through Kentucky at this stage."

John Clay Podcast: Kentucky football mid-season | Lexington Herald-Leader
Lexington Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay talks with H-L sports columnist Mark Story and H-L UK football beat writer Jennifer Smith about the first six games of the season and the next six.

Katz: "Briscoe is Lexington's latest leader" | Kentucky Sports Radio
If Kentucky is going to win the title, it will need the leadership of Isaiah Briscoe, says ESPN's Andy Katz.

Ask the Cats: Which former Wildcat would current Kentucky players most want to team up with? - SEC Country
SEC Country asked what you, the fans, wanted to know from Kentucky players at basketball media day Thursday, among which being "Which former Cat would you most like to team up with in the NBA?"

Calipari talks about 2018 star … without naming him " UK recruiting news
"I was in Indiana about two weeks ago, and a mother says to me, ‘I cannot wait to be at practice,'" Calipari recalled. When he asked the mother why, she replied: "I want to see how you’re doing this."

Analyzing The SEC's Non-Conference Schedules For 2016-17 - Blogging the Bracket
The conference has become known for low at-large bid hauls, but some improved scheduling across the board aims to rectify that.

UKXC Men’s Team Victorious, Kunc Wins Individual Race at Bama | UK Athletics
The Kentucky cross country teams built momentum to take into postseason at Alabama’s Crimson Classic Friday.

Westbrook says Durant's 'selfless' comments about Warriors are 'cute' - ESPN
OKC guard Russell Westbrook said comments by Kevin Durant -- lauding the Warriors for their "selfless" environment -- were "cute."

Florida's AD Fired A Shot At LSU Over Game Rescheduling - College Spun
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley brought the heat when discussing the rescheduling of their match-up with LSU. The respect he has for LSU athletic director Joe Alleva seems quite low.

7 colleges whose football fans should follow hoops for rest of year -
Of course they put UK on here, but some other college football teams who were supposed to be special are now left wishing the hoops season would come sooner.

Don't ever lean into a hurricane like this guy in Bermuda - Mashable
Please never try this.

10 reasons Alabama will beat UT for the 10th straight time - SDS
Bama has owned the series, and here are 10 reasons why the Crimson Tide stretch that winning streak to 10 Saturday in Knoxville.

Photo: LSU To Honor Late Mascot Mike VI With Helmet Decal - College Spun
LSU will honor Mike VI this weekend with a helmet decal in the game against Southern Mississippi on Saturday.