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Wildcat Quickies: UK Volleyball Edition

The UK volleyball team swept UofL in three sets Thursday night, and more in today’s quickies.

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Wildcats Dominate All Phases of Match and Roll to Sweep of Cards | UK Wildcats News

The Kentucky volleyball team earned an impressive 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-9) sweep of the Louisville Cardinals on Thursday in the KFC Yum! Center behind a dominating effort in all phases of the match.

New Mexico State will be without star running back | Lexington Herald-Leader

Running back Larry Rose, a Third Team All-American and Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year, will not play Saturday against the Cats, Coach Doug Martin told the Herald-Leader.

Kentucky is working to find right level of confidence on offense and defense - 247

Confidence is a tricky concept. Too much can be bad, too little even worse. Kentucky is trying to find the right balance on offense and defense.

How Kentucky Beats New Mexico State | Kentucky Sports Radio

UK’s run-game season totals: 59 rushes for 190 yards. This stat is shocking as Eddie Gran’s offense is based on a strong and determined ground game. 3.2 yards per carry will spell doom if sustained over the next ten football games.

Wildcats enjoy media photo day -

Local newspapers and magazines descended upon Memorial Coliseum on Thursday afternoon to take photos of the 2016-17 Kentucky men’s basketball team for each of their respective preseason specials.

New Mexico State coach on Kentucky’s early issues: ‘They’re not far off’ | Lexington Herald-Leader

Fomer Kentucky player and current New Mexico State coach Doug Martin was asked about the Cats’ issues in the first two games and he said UK is close to being a “very talented football team.”

Booker, Lyles not fans of Kentucky's new jerseys - 247

Former Wildcats Devin Booker and Trey Lyles are not fans of Kentucky's new basketball jerseys.

Three NBA Cats ranked between 30-11 by Sports Illustrated -

Among the 20 players revealed were three former Kentucky superstars, including Karl-Anthony Towns, John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins.

UK assistant visiting five-star combo guard Thursday » UK recruiting blog

Joel Justus was at Gonzaga College High School in Washington, D.C. on Thursday to visit with five-star guard PrentissHubb.

Matchups to watch in Kentucky vs. New Mexico State - 247

To get you ready for this week's game, The Cats' Pause's weekly four downs series continues with a look at matchups to watch in Kentucky vs. New Mexico State.

Syracuse, Kentucky Most Aggressive for Quade Green | SNY

Syracuse and Kentucky have been the most aggressive in their recruitment of Neumann-Goretti (PA) point guard Quade Green, as evidenced by their meetings this week with the Class of 2017 point guard.

UK hasn’t contacted five-star shooting guard in ‘very long time’ | Lexington Herald-Leader

Gary Trent Jr. is one of the top shooting guards in the class of 2017 and was one of Kentucky’s earliest recruiting targets from that group. Trent is still listing Kentucky, Arizona, Duke, Michigan State and UCLA as his top five schools, but the Wildcats have not contacted him in a long time. John Calipari is focusing on other players at the position, like Hamidou Diallo, John Petty and Lonnie Walker.

No. 29 Jaren Jackson to Michigan State - Basketball Recruiting - Scout

One of the top power forward prospects in the country -- Jaren Jackson -- made a verbal pledge to Michigan State.

Committee recommends $750 million in public money toward Las Vegas stadium for Raiders - ESPN

While $750 million in public money toward an NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas has been recommended, the plan still needs approval from Nevada's governor and Legislature.

Big 12 expansion is affecting college hoops recruiting |

Football may dominate most of the conversation in Big 12 expansion, but basketball coaches and recruits are paying close attention as well.

Matthew Berry's fantasy football picks, sleepers, busts for Week 2 - ESPN

Matthew Berry offers the players he loves and hates for Week 2 and reminds you not to let one bad week change your mind about the players you liked when you drafted them.

NCAA and ACC in the right for removing championships from North Carolina | Lexington Herald-Leader

The NCAA and ACC are right to pull postseason tournaments and championships out of North Carolina. Shannon Dawson vs. Neal Brown is an interesting Saturday matchup. UK has checkerboards, Louisville has chrome. Reds giving hope for next year.

Oladipo says "no question" anthem protests will be in NBA - ESPN

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Victor Oladipo believes protests surrounding the national anthem will also take place in the NBA.