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Wildcat Quickies: Track and Field Edition

UK track and field begins NCAA Championships. Mac decommits. Hinshaw makes has subtweet gaffe. Basketball recruiting news. Alan Cutler goes off. More.

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UKTF to Begin NCAA Championships on Wednesday - UK Wildcats News
The Kentucky track and field teams begin the NCAA Outdoor Championships today at Oregon’s Hayward Field. The UK women enter the NCAA Championships ranked No. 2 in the nation and qualified 17 entries to the meet, the second most of any team. The UK men’s team qualified six entries to the meet, doubling the total from last season. Good luck to all the Cats on their run to glory.

No. 21 Quarterback Mac Jones Flips From Kentucky to Alabama - Scout
Longtime Kentucky commit and Scout's 21st-ranked quarterback in 2017, Mac Jones, has flipped his pledge to Alabama after spending a good chunk of his day on the Crimson Tide's campus.

UK assistant sends out interesting tweet in wake of QB decommitment; Mac Fires back - SDS
Kids. This is why subtweeting is typically not a good idea. Subtweeting a recruiting is pretty much never a good idea. Subtweeting a recruit when you're a college coach is a really really really bad idea.

5 Notes from Governor’s Cup Presser, including Alan Cutler going off - Kentucky Sports Radio
Mark Stoops spoke after Bobby Petrino, and when he got to the podium, the crowd was, shall we say, “chatty.” Stoops did his best to talk over them, but the group in the back refused to quiet down until Alan Cutler stood up and hollered at them as only Alan Cutler can.

Game Times Set for Football’s First Two 2016 Home Games - UK Wildcats News
The SEC and ESPN have announced the television selections and game times for the first three weeks of the 2016 college football season, including the Cats' opener vs Southern Miss.

Five observations from the Pangos All-American Camp – CollegeBasketballTalk
The annual Pangos All-American Camp had its most loaded field of all time as more than a dozen five-star prospects took the floor in California.

5-star PG Javonte Smart knows what he wants in a college program - 247
There's still a while to go until the class of 2018 starts putting pen to paper, but five-star point guard Javonte Smart knows what he's looking for in a college. UK is showing interest but hasn't yet offered.

GOING DEEP: Ayton, Diallo, Young and Anthony showcase elite talent - Bluestar Media
UK recruits Hamidou Diallo, DeAndre Ayton, Quade Green and P.J. Washington had solid showings at this event.

Booker, Cauley-Stein and Randle Tabbed for USA Select Team - UK Wildcats News
After tremendous NBA rookie seasons, former Kentucky men’s basketball stars Devin Booker, Willie Cauley-Stein and Julius Randle have been chosen for the USA Men’s Select Team.

CBB Recruiting Notebook: 5-Star Prospects Voice Support for New NBA Draft Rule - Bleacher Report
Bleacher Report spoke to many of the 5-star prospects in attendance at the Pangos All-American Camp this weekend to see if any schools were adapting their recruiting pitch to cater to the new NBA draft rules.

The Post-Spring Evaluation Period 2017 Scout 300 - Football Recruiting - Scout
Scout updates the 2017 Scout 300 following the spring evaluation period with some movement in the top ten but Najee Harris still the No. 1 player in the class.

Watch: Charles Barkley takes BP...he's 'turrrrrible' - ESPN 1530
Wow..this is bad.

Muhammad Ali: SI's 100 Greatest Photos of The Greatest - SI
A look at SI's 100 Greatest Photos of The Greatest.