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Wildcats Quickies: Mississippi State Gameday Edition

Blue-White Game recap. UK looks to keep football momentum going. New baseball stadium. More.

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Record Crowd Treated to Speed Exhibition in Blue Win | UK Athletics
Led by Monk, De’Aaron Fox and Dominique Hawkins, the Blue team raced to a 110-94 victory in front of a record crowd of 16,059. “It was fun,” Fox said. “We went out there, had fun. We competed.”

Photo Gallery: Blue-White Game -
The best shots from what was a really fun Blue-White Game for the Cats.

Kentucky Trying to Sustain Momentum vs. MSU - UK Athletics
Kentucky players and coaches agree: Their bye week was perfectly timed. “I feel better and I feel good,” Mark Stoops said. “We feel like we had a break with a good bye and we are ready for the last half of the season, starting with Mississippi State. I feel like our players and our coaches, we know that everything has to be earned and you have to continue to work at it but we are up for that challenge and excited for this week.”

Stoops hopeful UK avoids second-half meltdown & reach postseason |
After opening the current campaign with two straight losses, the Wildcats (3-3, 2-1) have won three of their last four games going into a league encounter against Mississippi State. Despite the recent lack of success against the Bulldogs, Stoops is confident the Wildcats can turn the proverbial corner this weekend.

Guards recap Blue-White Game -
Kentucky guards De’Aaron Fox, Malik Monk and Dominique Hawkins spoke with the media following the Wildcats’ annual Blue-White Game at Rupp Arena.

Construction of New Baseball Stadium Approved - UK Athletics
The University of Kentucky Athletics Department on Friday received approval to begin construction on a new baseball stadium. Construction will begin in February.

1976 team laid foundation for success but results haven't followed - SEC Country
Derrick Ramsey was always in the middle as Kentucky’s quarterback in 1976 — a storied year for a program slim on success. The Wildcats topped the SEC that season, their last conference title, as co-champions with Georgia.

Adebayo Named to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award Watch List - UK Athletics
Freshman forward Edrice “Bam” Adebayo was one of 20 players selected to watch for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award. The 6-foot-10 forward was ranked in the top 10 by ESPN (No. 5) and Rivals (No. 7). He was listed as Scout’s No. 11 overall player and 247Sports ranked him at No. 12.

An opposing view: Q&A with a Mississippi State beat writer - SEC Country
Michael Bonner covers Mississippi State for The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss. SEC Country caught up with Michael to get his take on the Bulldogs and how he sees Saturday playing out.

Spence shares flight with Tim Tebow to Lexington - 247
Kentucky defensive tackle target Cam Spence shared a flight with Tim Tebow on Friday, The Maryland native has been committed to the Terrapins since April, but UK is making a late push to try and flip him.

Four Wildcats Advance to Day Three of ITA Regional Championships - UK Athletics
The Kentucky men’s tennis team earned four singles draw wins and two doubles draw victories on day two of the ITA Regional Championships.

SEC football 2016: Predicting the final records for every team - SEC Country
Kentucky, in a bowl game? Third in the East? As crazy as it sounds, the Wildcats have played much better in recent weeks, but will it be enough to get to a bowl? We'll get a good idea if that's the case tonight.

WBB: Epps, Morris, Rice- Media Day 2016 - UK Athletics
Makayla Epps, Maci Morris, and Alyssa Rice spoke about the upcoming season during Media Day on Friday.

Notre Dame AD says Brian Kelly won't be coaching for his job - ESPN
Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick makes it clear that Brian Kelly will not be coaching for his job as the Fighting Irish resume play out of this weekend's bye.

Pac-12 fines Mike Leach of $10,000, issues reprimand - ESPN
Washington State football coach Mike Leach was fined $10,000 and reprimanded Thursday by the Pac-12 Conference for comments about the Arizona State football program.