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Wednesday Quickies: New Big Man Targets Edition

Kentucky is recruiting big men heavily, and more in today’s quickies.

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The Kentucky Wildcats are all over big man recruiting lately. They’ve extended offers to Marvin Bagley, Bol Bol and Zion Williamson. They’re also showing interest in Naz Reid and Moses Brown.

John Calipari has been great at recruiting guards, but now he’s looking to lock up as many bigs as possible.

Tweet of the day

Had to catch one that we missed on yesterday’s tweets of the day.

Your quickies

Tyler Ulis returning to Kentucky for autograph tour - KSR
After a successful rookie year in which he proved a lot of critics wrong, the beloved Ulis is returning to the bluegrass to do an autograph tour; something a lot of Cats have done lately.

Calipari meets former president, invites him to eat - SEC Country
Coach Cal always seemed like one who’d have a good relationship with some well-known politicians.

Keldon Johnson lands on UK’s recruiting radar - Herald-Leader
Johnson is a five-star wing, standing 6-6 and averaging 21.5 points and 7.4 rebounds in the Nike league.

Why you shouldn’t forget about Wenyen Gabriel - Courier-Journal
Gabriel is going to be one of the most experienced players on the roster next year, and of course, he’s going to be better than he was last year.

Evan Daniels recaps a big UK recruiting weekend - KSTV
Kentucky coaches and assistants have been out looking at prospects from all over the country at the Nike, Adidas and Under Armour AAU events.

Moses Brown sure seems confident - Herald-Leader
Most college players don’t talk about how long they’ll spend in college. Until their freshman year ends, all we hear is that their focus is on the next game. But Brown has already let us know he plans on being a one-and-done.

Jamaal Charles signs one-year deal with Broncos - NFL
Charles has suffered some major knee injuries that have hurt his career. However, he still owns the highest yards per carry average in NFL history.

Adam Jones gets warm welcome day after racial slurs - ESPN
Adam Jones wasn’t greeted very warmly at Fenway Park a couple of days ago, but last night was a different story.

Nick Saban gets a contract extension - NBC Sports
Alabama is paying Saban more than a lot of NFL coaches. Add in Saban’s job security due to his success, and he’s got it made.

Aaron Judge shatters TV in batting practice - FOX Sports
Judge did some serious damage just warming up yesterday.

Bettor puts $50,000 on Warriors with a profit of just $500 - ESPN
Putting a bet down on the Golden State Warriors this postseason may be safe, but it’s not really profitable.

Buffalo Bills decline fifth-year option on Sammy Watkins - USA Today
Watkins is one of the most physically-gifted young wide receivers in the NFL, but his injury history has certainly hampered him to this point.

T-Mobile wants to build the first nationwide 5G network - CNET