Good morning BBN, these are your Wednesday Wildcat quickies. The men’s soccer team got a victory against Duquesne yesterday to start off the season 2-0. The only goal of the night came from Noah Hutchins, and they kept Duquesne scoreless to get the win. The men’s team is looking to win Conference USA again this year.
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Hutchins’ Strike Gives No. 17 Men’s Soccer 1-0 - UK Wildcats News. The No. 17 Kentucky men’s soccer team got a 48th-minute goal from Noah Hutchins and a second straight shutout from keeper Stuart Ford to edge Duquesne, 1-0.
Five Reasons to Be Concerned About Southern Miss - Kentucky Sports Radio. Questions on UK’s interiors defense and Southern Miss' explosive offense are among the reasons why UK fans cannot brush off these Golden Eagles.
No Room for Selfishness in Deep Receiving Corps - UK Wildcats News. "There’s one football and there’s going to be a time when Juice (Garrett Johnson) and Jeff Badet catch two balls in a game and you know what?" offensive coordinator Eddie Gran said. "The next week they’re going to catch eight."
Man donates signed UK ball to shelter after charity theft - WKYT
Dustin Leuker, a statistics instructor at the University of Kentucky, drove to Frankfort to donate a signed Coach Cal ball he had been given.
Why did Trevon Duval list Seton Hall, St. John’s and not Duke, Kentucky? – CollegeBasketballTalk. It all makes sense once you start looking at the logos. It’s not an accident that Seton Hall and St. John’s made the cut, and it’s not a coincidence that UCLA is now considered to be the favorite to land Duval.
Nerlens Noel to throw first pitch for Legends’ home finale - Lexington Herald-Leader. The Lexington Legends’ final homestand of the season will include an appearance by former University of Kentucky star Nerlens Noel.
Other sports news
Predicting late season college football headlines coach fired playoff teams Heisman trophy - ESPN. Anyone can tell you what they think is going to happen. Thankfully, we found some November and December headlines to tell you what will happen in the playoff, Heisman race and coaching hot seat.
Tim Tebow’s baseball tryout was given mixed reviews by scouts - USA Today. Some scouts said it was a waste of time, while some actually thought Tebow exceeded their expectations.
Teddy Bridgewater suffers torn ACL in practice - SB Nation. Bridgewater will miss the entire season, and there’s no doubt that the Vikings will not be able to replace what Bridgewater brought to their team. They’re still a deep team, but they’re not contenders without Bridgewater at the helm.
Yasiel Puig has reportedly been claimed off waivers - USA Today. No surprise there, but we don’t know who the team is. Puig’s future with Los Angeles now comes down to whether or not they pull him off waivers.
Kyle Hendricks has lowered his ERA to 2.09 as the Cubs beat the Pirates - USA Today. The Cubs may have found a Cy Young contender in a man not named Jake Arrietea, as Hendricks has been dominant this season.
Florida State wide receiver Travis Rudolph makes friends with lonely middle school student - ESPN. This is certainly a story that will warm your heart.
The Father of the Boeing 747 jumbo jet has died - Bloomberg. Joe Sutter, father of the Boeing 747, passed away at 95.
The self-driving car war has heated up - USA Today. Google and Uber are each looking to be the first to put self-driving cars out to the public.