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Monday Quickies: Big Week for Wildcats Edition

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NCAA Basketball: Georgia Tech at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

If you’re a follower of the Big Blue Nation, the week before Christmas is full of entertainment. Starting on Wednesday, Kentucky will face Utah in Las Vegas, NV ahead of the CBS Sports Classic. Then, for the in-season event, the Wildcats will play third-ranked Ohio State on Saturday. Wednesday night’s tip-off is set for 11 PM EDT, while Saturday’s game is scheduled for 5:15 EDT. In between the two games, fans will have the chance to enjoy the early-signing period for college football. Kentucky is expected to land a few big fish, with the period starting on Wednesday and ending on Friday. Stay tuned for all of the latest updates!

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