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Wildcat Quickies: Vandy Gameday Edition

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Rise and shine BBN, it’s gameday! The Cats face Vanderbilt in a must-win matchup if Kentucky wants any shot at a bowl game this year. Vandy comes to town to take on the Cats at 4:00 p.m. ET on the SEC Network. Be sure to tune in and watch the Cats beat the Commodores to keep their postseason hopes alive.

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Kentucky-Vanderbilt is a hot seat game - ESPN

Both Stoops and Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason have pressure on them to perform or be pulled from their jobs. One coach will be safe, and the other may lose his job after today’s game.

Pregame predictions - Herald-Leader

The Herald takes a look at matchups between the two teams and gives a game prediction.

Can Kentucky handle pressure from Vandy defense? - Herald-Leader

The Cats have been turnover-prone this season, and it may be a challenge to hold onto the ball if Vandy starts looking for turnover opportunities.

Derek Willis learned hard lesson off the court, looking to fix defense on it - SEC Country

Willis was concerned about his defense, but now he’s concerned about his public image. He says it taught him a valuable lesson.

Jordan Jones leading Cats in tackles and energy - SEC Country

The value of Jones on this defense can’t be calculated; he offers great ability and great energy to help his team.

Other sports news

Indians take 2-0 series lead over Red Sox - CBS

No one expected this (except Cleveland). The battered Indians are up 2-0 on the Boston Red Sox, and are in great shape to make it to the ALCS.

Blue Jays take 2-0 series lead over Rangers - CBC

The Jays are riding the wave of momentum from the Wild Card matchup right through this ALDS, as they have also taken a 2-0 series lead.

Dodgers top Nationals, take 1-0 series lead - LA Times

With the NLDS series’ kicking off as well, the Dodgers beat the Nationals 4-3 to go up 1-0

Odell Beckham Jr. fined for unsportsmanlike conduct - Fox Sports

The OBJ behavior saga continues

Cubs win game one of NLDS - ESPN

The Cubs are on a mission to break the curse, and they’ve taken the first step. The game one win has them on the right track to win the NLDS.

Other news

Hurricane Matthew batters Florida - Washington Post

Microsoft is overhauling ‘Paint’ - The Verge

Perhaps now it won’t just be used for middle school students to draw things in the computer lab while they’re bored?