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Quickies: De’Aaron Fox Breakout Edition

De’Aaron Fox scores 26 in a breakout game and more.

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De’Aaron Fox had a breakout game last night, as he scored a game-high 26 points and went 6-for-6 from 3-point range. It was the best scoring night that the former Kentucky point guard has had in the NBA, and his first game with 20+ points. Fox is fifth in scoring for the Sacramento Kings, as he’s averaging 10.5 points per game.

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Improbable comeback at West Virginia the statement UK needed | Page - Courier-Journal
There was a lot that went on and many key figures, but, ultimately, it starts and ends for Kentucky with Knox.

Calipari trying to get Jarred Vanderbilt comfortable offensively - Cats' Pause
Kentucky freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt is a rebounding machine but it's his offense that needs work.

UK Hoops is determined to turn their season around, and it starts with one word | Kentucky Sports Radio
Before the UK women's basketball team clinched a much-needed win against Alabama Thursday, Coach Matthew Mitchell divulged the secret to this team's new-and-improved mentality: the word purple. No, not blue. Purple.

Kentucky fans (finally) got what they've been begging for | Kentucky Sports Radio
After months of begging, Kentucky fans (finally) got what they wanted against West Virginia.

Wildcats Hoping Momentum Continues Monday at Arkansas | University of Kentucky | Official Athletic Site
Coming off arguably its best performance of the season Thursday against Alabama, the University of Kentucky women's basketball team looks to continue its momentum Monday as it travels to face Arkansas at 7 p.m. ET

Kentucky Men’s Tennis Earns 4-1 Win over Wisconsin in ITA Kick-Off Consolation Round | University of Kentucky | Official Athletic Site
The Kentucky men's tennis team wrapped up the ITA Kick-Off weekend on a high note after taking down Wisconsin, 4-1, in the consolation match of the tournament at the Greenwood Tennis Center.

Ronda Rousey joins WWE on full-time basis - USA Today
Rousey, who last fought in UFC in December 2016, appeared at WWE's Royal Rumble and revealed she has signed a contract with the company.

Westbrook's 37 Powers Thunder Past 76ers |
Russell Westbrook put on a show in a showdown between the Thunder and the Sixers.

Tyronn Lue adjusts rotations, Isaiah Thomas sits out fourth quarter vs. Pistons - ESPN
With the Cavaliers coach looking to find ways for both LeBron James and Isaiah Thomas to lead the offense without each other, Thomas didn't play in the fourth quarter Sunday night as Cleveland beat the Detroit Pistons 121-104.

What we learned from AFC's comeback win in Pro Bowl -
"The NFC blew a 20-3 halftime lead" is the new "the Falcons blew a 28-3 lead." The AFC went back-to-back, outscoring the old league 21-3 in the second half to seal their second consecutive Pro Bowl victory.

Tiger Woods Leans on Short Game for Strong Finish at Torrey Pines - The New York Times
Woods played four rounds at par or better for just the third time in his past 20 PGA Tour events. “Overall, I’m very pleased,” he said after finishing 23rd.

NBA announces latest change to the All-Star Game that could intensify competition - Clutch Points
It has been reported that players from the winning team will receive $100,000 each, which could entice them to compete harder and have fans watch the best players this season actually compete in the All-Star Game.

Michigan State Coach Tom Izzo faces pointed questions after win over Maryland - The Washington Post
“I think there’s been more life lessons learned this year than ever,” the beleaguered Spartans coach responded.