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Wildcat Quickies: Allen Edwards Edition

Allen Edwards' new challenge. Briscoe & Lee mull over NBA. Courtney Miggins' rise. More.

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Former Wildcats guard Allen Edwards was a part of a golden era of Kentucky basketball, playing in three straight NCAA championship games (1996-98) and winning two titles (1996, ’98).

Now, Edwards is taking on a new challenge on the hardwood, though it doesn't involve clutch threes or pinpoint passes. Coaching is Edwards' newest pursuit as the head coach of Wyoming, and Mark Story did a great piece on him and also included this nice little memory of Edwards and UK rallying past Duke during their '98 title run.

Good times.

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Isaiah Briscoe is Kentucky’s remaining question mark for NBA Draft - Lexington Herald-Leader
UK guard Isaiah Briscoe still must make a decision whether to keep his name in the NBA Draft or return to school and solidify UK's chances of hanging Banner No. 9 next season.

Courtney Miggins made needed step forward during spring practice - Courier-Journal
UK’s two previous junior-college defensive line transfers in the Mark Stoops era – defensive end Za’Darius Smith and defensive tackle C.J. Johnson – both became impact players in Year 2 at UK.

UK target lands a Duke offer; Calipari visiting next - UK recruiting blog
After getting an offer from Duke, will Hamidou Diallo land one from John Calipari today?

Kevin William’s Potential Impact: Immediate and Continuous - Kentucky Sports Radio
Nebraska grad transfer DT Kevin Williams will visit Lexington as the Cats badly need some help on the front-line.

Kevin Knox erupts, conducts in-home visits with the nation's elite - Scout
Five-star wing Kevin Knox is averaging 23.5 points through two games in the EYBL. What stuck out about his performance? Scout breaks it down.

Marcus Lee's brother talks transfer whispers, NBA draft decision - Lexington Herald-Leader
Will Marcus Lee transfer from Kentucky? Leave the Cats for the NBA draft? His brother answered both.

WATCH || Fox, Monk, Adebayo JBC highlights - Cats Pause
UK signees De'Aaron Fox, Malik Monk and Bam Adebayo put on a show during the all-star circuit this month.

No. 11 Kentucky Opens Up Road Trip on Wednesday at WKU - UK Wildcats News
The softball Cats make a trip to Bowling Green to face the Hilltoppers for a Wednesday night game set to kick off at 7 p.m. ET.

No. 26 DE Joshua Paschal breaks down Kentucky & Others - Scout
Joshua Paschal, the No. 26 defensive end in the 2017 class, spoke about the evolution of his game, and each of his top schools as his recruitment begins to take shape.

2015-16 ALL-USA Arkansas Boys Basketball Team - USA Today High School Sports
Malik Monk leads the way on the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Arkansas Boys Basketball Team.

Duke becoming Kentucky? - The Chronicle
Kentucky is the program that Duke is converging toward at an alarming rate, if it has not reached that level already, says a Duke student newspaper.

Mailbag: Is there negativity about Kentucky football? - Lexington Herald-Leader
A blog post about the Kentucky fan base’s negative view of the football program prompted plenty of e-mail reaction.

Kash Daniel soaks up knowledge while sitting out with injury - WYMT
Despite his concussion he suffered mid-spring, the Paintsville native has been able to get a grip on the defensive schemes and college environment.

WATCH || Tyler Ulis dominates as a middle schooler - 247 Sports
The making of greatness.

UK Rifle Wraps Competition at USA Shooting Junior Olympics - UK Wildcats News
Members of the Kentucky rifle team completed competition at the USA Shooting Junior Olympics on Tuesday.

Tom Eblen inducted into Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame - Lexington Herald-Leader
Lexington Herald-Leader columnist Tom Eblen was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Eblen has been a columnist with the HL since 2008. Prior to that, he was the Herald-Leader’s managing editor for 10 years, was a regional reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a correspondent for The Associated Press.

Dinosaurs may have been doomed long before the asteroid hit - Mashable
Dinosaurs gradually began to die out at least 40 million years before the devastating asteroid impact killed the rest about 66 million years ago.

Big Science is broken - The Week
An interesting article mentioned in Tuesday's comments about research falsification happening at an alarming rate.

Blakeney to Return for Sophomore Season -
Antonio Blakeney announced on Tuesday that he will not submit his name into the NBA Draft and will return to play his sophomore season for LSU.

Coaching changes at 3 schools bring new look to SEC East - Lexington Herald-Leader
The SEC Eastern Division's new look was on display this spring.

2016 Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle | Photos, Specs - Digital Trends
The 2016 Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle... is awesome.

Fox, Big Ten Closing In On Media Rights Agreement - SportsBusiness Daily
Fox is close to signing a deal that gives it half of the Big Ten’s available media rights package, according to SBD. It will give Fox the rights to around 25 football games and 50 basketball games that it will carry on both the broadcast channel and FS1 starting in the fall of '17.

March broke nearly every warm temperature record there is - Mashable
Name a warm temperature record, and chances are that March broke it.

NCAA allowing schools to pay for guardians to accompany recruits on visits - ESPN
The NCAA has voted to allow institutions to pay round-trip costs for two guardians to accompany recruits on official visits.