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Looking Back at Rupp Arena's Previous Top-Five Matchups | UK Wildcats News
Today, Rupp Arena will be the setting for a matchup between college basketball's two winningest programs, Kentucky and Kansas. It will be just the seventh time since Rupp opened that Kentucky will face a nonconference opponent at home with both teams ranked in the top five. Here's a look back at each of those historical games.

Previewing the Kansas and Georgia games -
Metz Camfield and Brent Carney preview the Wildcats’ two big home games against No. 2/1 Kansas on Saturday and Georgia on Tuesday.

Backcourt matchup takes center stage in Kentucky-Kansas game | Lexington Herald-Leader
Star guards lead Kentucky and Kansas. Kansas Coach Bill Self called it the "prototypical experience versus youth." But UK Coach John Calipari hopes his freshmen don’t get caught up in a duel and forget the basics of sharing the ball and finding the open teammate.

Kentucky Basketball: De'Aaron Fox says ankle is 'all right' before Kansas - SEC Country
What's the latest on De'Aaron Fox's ankle (and his game) heading into Kentucky basketball's game against Kansas on Saturday at Rupp Arena?

Kansas a must-win for UK in order to help secure top seed in NCAA tourney |
The stakes will be high for both teams, but much higher for Kentucky. The Wildcats lost to No. 8 UCLA 97-92 and suffered a 73-70 setback to No. 13 Louisville last month, so they need this one a lot more than Kansas.

Bam Adebayo's journey to become a Kentucky basketball star |
The lessons that Bam Adebayo learned growing up in a small N.C. town have helped prepare him for the bright lights of Kentucky basketball. Adebayo is averaging 13.5 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game. He’s shooting a team-high 72.7 percent in SEC games.

Hawkins, Fox preview Kansas game -
Dominique Hawkins and De’Aaron Fox spoke with the media Friday afternoon about the Wildcats’ game Saturday against No. 1 Kansas.

Experience the Kentucky basketball locker room like a player | Lexington Herald-Leader
Know what it’s like to experience the University of Kentucky’s top-of-the-line men’s basketball locker room like a player with this video you can navigate.

BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: UK In The Clutch | Kentucky Sports Radio
As if UK needed more reason to get Bam the ball more...

2018 Hudson Catholic (NJ) star Louis King joins Team Final for 2017 NIKE EYBL - D1 Circuit
UK target Louis King, a 6-foot-8 junior swingman hailing from Hudson Catholic High School (New Jersey), has decided to finish his grassroots basketball career as a member of the NIKE EYBL.

John Clay podcast: Kentucky-Kansas basketball preview | Lexington Herald-Leader
Lexington Herald-Leader sports columnist John Clay and Gary Bedore of the Kansas City Star discuss Saturday’s Kentucky-Kansas matchup as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

NHL referee delays announcing penalty to yell 'F*** YOU! F*** YOU!' at someone -
Hot mics are brutal.

Thunder F Enes Kanter has successful surgery following forearm fracture - USA Today
Kanter underwent surgery on Friday after fracturing his forearm while punching a chair. One of the best reserve big men in the NBA, Kanter averaged 14.6 points and close to seven rebounds per game.

Biggest Super Bowl windows: Falcons, Cowboys, Raiders top list -
Will Matt Ryan's Falcons be a title threat for years to come? Will Ezekiel Elliott's Cowboys be a fixture among contenders? Gil Brandt lists six teams (plus a wild card) with the biggest Super Bowl windows.

NBA All-Star Game 2017: Starters, reserves, Saturday night participants, and more -
All-Star selections, Saturday night participants, Rising Stars, and more.

2016 NFL awards | Best Player, ROY, more | PFF
Pro Football Focus analysts reveal the 2016 NFL season award winners, including Best Player, Rookie of the Year, and more.

The 7 Programs With Multiple 5-Star Recruits In 2017 The Spun
The following seven programs are among the luckiest in college football. They are the programs landing multiple five-star recruits.

How an international treaty signed 50 years ago became the backbone for space law - The Verge
A look at some of the biggest impacts the Outer Space Treaty has had in its 50-year history.

Which Disney Movie Needs A Live-Action Remake Next - BuzzFeed
Disney, take notes!..

Apple Just Filed a Patent application for a High-Tech Vaporizer | Digital Trends
A patent application suggests that Apple may be eyeing the booming vaping industry with its own high-tech vaporizer unit.

John Wick: Chapter 2 clip reunites Neo with Morpheus - Polygon
It’s been a long time coming.

Welcome to New York: Facial recognition cameras to scan traffic around the city - Mashable
A Vocativ Freedom of Information Act request brought to light the details of a potential system of facial recognition cameras for New York City's bridges.

NASA unveils tribute exhibit to honor the astronauts of the Apollo 1 tragedy - The Verge
The space agency is opening a new tribute exhibit at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to commemorate the lives of the three astronauts lost in Apollo 1.