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Kentucky Wildcats Quickies: Decision Week Edition

Kentucky awaits draft decisions that will impact its roster next year.

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We’ve reached the week of NBA Draft decisions, and we’re still waiting on Jarred Vanderbilt, PJ Washington and Wenyen Gabriel to decide whether they will return to Kentucky or stay in the NBA Draft.

Washington is going to make his decision Wednesday, which is the deadline date to withdraw from the draft while still keeping NCAA eligibility. Vanderbilt and Gabriel have not given official decision dates/times yet.

This week will greatly impact what Kentucky’s roster looks like next year.

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Kentucky softball’s season was ended by the Oregon Ducks yesterday in a winner-take-all Game 3. The Wildcats fell just one game short of the College World Series.

Your quickies

Kentucky basketball: Anthony Davis hosting basketball camp in Lexington - Cats' Pause
Former Wildcat Anthony Davis will be back in Lexington hosting a basketball camp next month.

CatsIllustrated.com - Oregon cruises past Kentucky, ending Wildcats' season
Saturday night at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene, the No. 1 seeded Oregon Ducks ended the No. 16 seed Wildcats' season with a run-rule shortened 11-1 win in game three of their NCAA Super Regional Series.

Kavosiey Smoke hopes to unleash inner Leonard Fournette at Kentucky | Kentucky Sports Radio
When 2018 three-star running back Kavosiey Smoke committed and signed with Kentucky, he became a fan favorite almost immediately based on name alone. At 5-foot-11, 225-pounds, the Wetumpka HS (AL) product had a unique combination of size and speed to attack opposing defenders in the trenches and in the open field.

Five records Benny Snell Jr. can (and will) break this season | Kentucky Sports Radio
Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. is no stranger to shattering records. After this year, however, there's a chance there will be no more records to break.

NBA Draft Routines, Rules and Regulations: What you need to know | Kentucky Sports Radio
With less than a month until the NBA Draft and just three days remaining until players without agents must choose between leaving their name in the draft or returning to school, there's been plenty of speculation about who's staying vs. who's going.

French Open 2018 results: Venus Williams upset in opening round at Roland Garros - SBNation.com
The first major seed drops.

Cliff Avril: Super Bowl pass against Patriots started Seahawks' decline - Pats Pulpit
According to free agent defensive end Cliff Avril, the Super Bowl play that ended Seattle’s quest for back-to-back championships caused the team to start doubting Pete Carroll’s coaching.

How The Warriors Unleashed Klay Thompson | FiveThirtyEight
For just a while, it seemed like maybe, just maybe, we were headed for the unthinkable. The Houston Rockets opened up a 17-point edge after one period, couldn’t…

Report: Some NFL Players Consider Sitting Out Season Until Kaepernick, Reid Sign | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Some NFL players are considering sitting out until free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick and free-agent safety Eric Reid sign with new teams, The Intercept's Shaun King reported Sunday.

With Yu Darvish on the DL, Cubs rotation will have to find its bearings without him - Chicago Tribune
Cubs starter Yu Darvish was placed on the 10-day disabled list before Saturday’s game with right triceps tendinitis.

Houston Rockets 'still confident' heading into Game 7, even with Chris Paul status in doubt - ESPN
James Harden and Gerald Green were among those who emphasized the Rockets' confidence heading into a decisive Game 7 on their home court, even as star point guard Chris Paul's status remains in doubt because of a hamstring strain.

For Rockets, Chris Paul is only hope vs. Warriors in Game 7 - The Mercury News
The Rockets will return home to a city bathed in red, to fans stoked for a dramatic Game 7, with a last chance at their first NBA Finals appearance since 1995.

Attendance drop, strikeout rise has MLB concerned - USA Today
Major League Baseball attendance is headed to its lowest average in 15 years and strikeouts have risen above hits for the first time, drawing Major League Baseball's concern.