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Wildcat Quickies: Win over Missouri Edition

Kentucky gets a big win over Mizzou, Indians take a 3-1 series lead and more.

Kentucky v Missouri Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images

Good morning BBN, these are your Sunday quickies. The football Cats have put themselves in great position to make their first bowl game since 2010, as Kentucky now sits at 5-3 after a good win over Missouri. The Cats take on Georgia this week in what should be a good game. They’ll be looking to get their sixth win before even getting to Austin Peay.

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Football Wildcats Rush Past Missouri, 35-21 | UK Wildcats News
Benny Snell, Jr. rushed for 192 yards and two scores, and teammate Boom Williams rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown of his own as Kentucky crushed Missouri 35-21.

Three more things from Kentucky football’s win at Missouri | Lexington Herald-Leader
Give it up for the offensive line after Kentucky’s 377 yards on the ground. Turnovers still a problem, but Cats overcoming that problem. UK has its best chance to beat Georgia under Stoops.

UK working to turn offseason chemistry into in-season results -
Many Cats will get their first taste of college basketball tonight when UK faces an opponent other than themselves for the first time. Clarion comes to Rupp Arena, and while they may be a D-II school, John Calipari is very eager to see his young Cats in action.

#12 Kentucky Welcomes Marshall to The Bell for Senior Night | UK
UK men’s soccer will put its three-match winning streak on the line when it plays Marshall in the regular-season home finale Sunday. UK's seniors collectively have brought the program to new heights over the course of their four years in Lexington, having won the Conference USA Championship last season and reached the NCAA Tournament each of the past two years.

Fox baseball analyst compares Cubs to Cats - 247
It may be October but even baseball analysts already have basketball on the brain, with one Fox analyst comparing the Chicago Cubs to the Kentucky Wildcats.

This is a UK football turnaround we didn’t see coming | Lexington Herald-Leader
After an 0-2 start, Kentucky has now won five of its last six games. Saturday’s 35-21 win at Missouri all but clinched the school’s first bowl bid since 2010. We didn’t see this coming, but it will be fun to see where it’s going.

Kentucky Concludes Day One in a Tie for Third | UK Wildcats News
Lukas Euler and Tyler “Chip” McDaniel powered the men’s golf team to a third place standing at the Steelwood Intercollegiate on Saturday. UK sits one stroke back of South Alabama for second place with the final 18 holes left to play on Sunday.

UK Rifle Wins at Home, Improves to 7-1 | UK Wildcats News
The Kentucky rifle team increased its win total to seven on the season by defeating No. 16 Army on Saturday. The Wildcats will be back in action Friday, Nov. 4, in a home match against Akron.

Recap of Kentucky's final week of regular season high school football | Lexington Herald-Leader
The final week of regular-season high school football was eventful, to put it lightly. You didn’t have to venture outside of Lexington to find drama, either.

Louisville saves season, but is it enough to impress committee? - ESPN
Heisman front-runner Lamar Jackson's late touchdown pass saved Louisville from an upset at Virginia, but the Cardinals didn't look like a playoff team.

NFL Week 8 game picks: Patriots edge Bills; Cowboys top Eagles -
Last time they faced off, Rex Ryan's Bills beat the Patriots. Of course, the last time they faced off, Tom Brady was not on the field. How will the rematch go down? predicts each Week 8 game.

Tennessee falls to South Carolina - The Oregonian

The outcome of this game does nothing but strengthen my irrational belief that Kentucky will be going to Atlanta for the SEC Championship.

Auburn beats Ole Miss 40-29 - Fox Sports

Kamryn Pettway ran free and Auburn had its was with Ole Miss.

Indians defeat Cubs, take 3-1 series lead - New York Times

After constantly being the team that was looked over and doubted, Cleveland is in the driver’s seat in the series.