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Kentucky might just need one win. But they better get it soon.

NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Missouri Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky has now lost four straight, and they’re in trouble. The Wildcats are now at a very real risk of missing the NCAA Tournament, or setting themselves up for an early exit, if they don’t turn things around now.

John Calipari is confident that the Cats can get off the snide with just one win.

They better get that win immediately.

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PJ Washington threw down all the dunks last night.

Your quickies

Kentucky basketball 'Inside the Madness' documentary series to premiere Saturday - SEC Country
A 10-episode documentary series on this year's Kentucky basketball team will premiere Saturday on Facebook, the program announced Wednesday morning.

Bruce Pearl: Shai Alexander one of the top guards in the SEC | Kentucky Sports Radio
As John Calipari said after the Texas A&M loss, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the only guy on Kentucky's roster right now that's playing well, a testament to the former four-star recruit's toughness and positive attitude. Earlier this week, Bruce Pearl said he believes Shai is one of the best guards in the league alongside Auburn's Jared Harper.

"Wildcat Legends" to honor Kyle Macy this Saturday | Kentucky Sports Radio
In response to many inquiries by UK fans since its launch a few years ago, the popular "Wildcat Legends" Fine Art Series will unveil its latest tribute print to one of the program's greatest and most popular players, when 3-time Kentucky All-American & All-time Free Throw Percentage Co-Leader, Kyle Macy, will be

Spring Practice Position Competitions: Quarterback | Kentucky Sports Radio
Who is starting Spring Practice ahead of the pack to replace Stephen Johnson at quarterback?

ESPN analyst: Kentucky must trim lineup - Cats' Pause
Should Kentucky go with this lineup?

Kentucky Heads to San Diego for Campbell/Cartier Classic - University of Kentucky
After a 1-2 weekend in New Mexico against one of the best offensive teams in the country, the Kentucky softball team will look to get back on track this coming weekend, as it participates in the annual Campbell/Cartier Classic hosted by San Diego State University at the SDSU Softball Complex in the Golden State.

Cats Break From Road, Welcome Arkansas to Memorial Coliseum Thursday - University of Kentucky
Breaking from a two-game road trip against top-15 teams last week, the University of Kentucky women's basketball team returns to the friendly confines of Memorial Coliseum on Thursday to play host to Arkansas at 7 p.m. ET.

Kentucky Basketball | Will Kentucky make NCAA Tournament? - Courier Journal
For just the seventh time since 1927, the UK basketball team has lost four games in a row.

Aspire Academy: Inside Louisville's new high school basketball team - Courier Journal
Basketball, after all, is the reason for Aspire’s existence. It is why gifted high school prospects from all over the country and the world have moved to Louisville. They attend classes at DeSales High School but they play for Aspire's prep-school basketball team, which travels and competes largely outside of Louisville and the Kentucky High School Athletic Association, against other North American prep-school teams of a similar makeup.

Kentucky women's basketball vs. Arkansas, game preview, Feb. 15, 2018 | Lexington Herald Leader
Kentucky guard Maci Morris, a former Bell County star, has improved her shooting percentages by double digits and could end up setting a school record by the end of this season.

Isaiah Thomas, Rajon Rondo ejected in bizarre beef involving Paul Pierce - SB Nation
Luke Walton got tossed later in the game, too. Alrighty, then!

Shaun White captures gold with monster third run - ABC News
When the pressure was on, Shaun White landed the run that had haunted him for months, threw his hands into the air and tossed his helmet into the crowd. He didn't wait to see his score to let the emotion of the day overtake him.

Raiders' Jon Gruden talks about first month on the job - the Mercury News
Jon Gruden has thrown himself into personnel evaluation and reconstructing systems of offense, defense and special teams since being hired as the Raiders’ head coach a little over a month ago.

Jamaican women's bobsled coach quits days before team's Olympics debut - ESPN
Jamaican women's bobsled coach Sandra Kiriasis announced on Wednesday she has quit the team, throwing the team into disarray just days before what would be its historic Olympic debut.

Tito Francona, father of Indians manager Terry Francona, has died - USA Today
Tito Francona, a 15-year MLB veteran whose son, Terry, is the manager of the Cleveland Indians, died late Tuesday night.