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Wednesday Quickies: Kentucky vs Monmouth Edition

The Wildcats take on a winless Monmouth team at home tonight

NCAA Basketball: Tennessee State at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The Kentucky Wildcats take the floor against a winless Monmouth Hawks team tonight in a game that, on paper, should fare well for the Wildcats.

The Hawks have struggled out of the gates mightily, losing their first seven games, six of them by double digits. They don’t shoot the ball exceptionally well from the perimeter as a team, which has been a Kentucky weakness, so that also bodes well for Kentucky.

If Kentucky plays to their potential, this should be a game in which the Wildcats hold a commanding lead throughout the game and never give Monmouth a chance to be in the game. This has the potential to be the type of game fans have wanted to see from this Kentucky team in which they just go out and dominate an opponent.

However, it will come down to how Kentucky shows up to play tonight. Game tips off at 8:30 p.m. ET on the SEC Network.

Tweets of the Day

We’re all still shaking our head at that one.

Big congrats to Tubby Smith!


Quade Green says Kentucky players are taking defense issues personally - Herald Leader

And PJ Washington thinks the team will get better defensively with more experience.

Hale: Calipari’s message of hope for UK Basketball falls short - Courier Journal

One UK beat writer thinks John Calipari has a messaging problem.

Kentucky needs to find its joy - Cats Pause

We all want to see this team having fun on the court.

UK Hoops has momentum after hot start, top 25 ranking - Herald Leader

Matthew Mitchell’s squad will face a big test from Morehead State today.

2018 Kentucky Football season by the numbers - Cats Pause

A look back at a fantastic regular season for the Wildcats.

Which football uniforms did you like best? - Kentucky Sports Radio

I have to admit, I like the chrome helmets Kentucky wore Saturday more and more.

Breaking down Matthew Hurt’s game - Kentucky Sports Radio

Some good info about Hurt, who is visiting UK this weekend.

Andre McGee said he never provided money for strippers at UofL - WDRB

WDRB obtained a copy of the interview between McGee and Chuck Smrt from September 2015.

The latest with Jeff Brohm/Louisville rumors - Courier Journal

Despite a Tuesday meeting with Tyra and Brohm, there is still nothing certain.

Coach K tells Duke fans to slow the hype with this Blue Devils team - ESPN

He also throws a slight jab at the referees for not calling fouls late in the Gonzaga game. Of course..

Vick advising Lamar Jackson to proceed with caution - ESPN

Vick loves the young QB, but is concerned about the hits he is taking (and will be taking) in the NFL.

Georgia has the potential to cause massive drama for CFB Playoff - Bleacher Report

If Georgia were to beat Alabama on Saturday, the committee would have big decisions on their hands.

Devin Booker hoping to build superteam in Phoenix - Yahoo

Booker hopes Phoenix can draw major free agents and a team can be built in the desert.

Tiger Woods says comeback has worn him out - Yahoo

Tiger said he exceeded his own expectations but wore himself out in the process.