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Saturday Quickies: Schedule Coming Into Focus Edition

The Wildcats’ 2019-20 campaign is slowly coming into focus.

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The summer is just getting started, but we’re slowly getting to see what the Kentucky Wildcats’ 2019-20 schedule will look like.

This week, UK announced the dates, times and TV information for Big Blue Madness, the Blue-White Game, as well as two exhibition matchups with the likes of Kentucky State and Georgetown College.

Those will be UK’s tuneup games before facing Michigan State in the 2019 Champions Classic. The Wildcats will later have neutral-court matchups with Utah and Ohio State.

We also know about UK’s SEC matchups for next season, highlighted by two matchups with Auburn.

Here’s an early look at UK’s schedule for next season:

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