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Saturday Quickies: Beat the Vols Edition

The Cats look to right the ship in Knoxville.

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

Good morning and happy weekend, Big Blue Nation!

The Kentucky Wildcats are back on the road this week, this time they are traveling to Knoxville to take on the Tennessee Volunteers.

The Cats are 0-4 in their most recent trips there and they went 1-2 against the Vols last season. The bright side is this Vols team isn’t very good and the environment shouldn’t be very daunting.

This could indeed turn out to be a good weekend for UK. If they win at UT, they are still in prime position to win the SEC. LSU and Auburn face off and UK will have their shot against both teams in the coming weeks.

Tweets of the Day

Bring it.


Mike Golic, Jr. likes Cats to win the East in football | Go Big Blue Country- The Cats are going to have the pieces for a special season next fall but it all depends on Terry Wilson.

Another Saturday, another road game | UK Athletics- The Cats are 2-1 in the last three Saturday road games. Can the road warriors get another?

Cats look to snap streak | Cats Pause- Four losses in a row in any capacity is a helluva lot for a UK basketball program used to major success.

Calipari shuts down Knicks talk | CBS- It was over before it even started. Calipari shut down the rumors quicker than usual once two of his close friends take positions with the Knicks.

Bobby Knight to return to IU? | WDRB- Rick Bozich dives into the rumors of Knight finally returning to the place that fired him years ago. That fan base deserves his grossness.

ESPN expert picks | ESPN- All of the experts like the Cats. And ESPN makes the case that the Duke vs. UNC games actually means something. LOLOLOLOLOLOL

Zavier Simpson crashed car belonging to wife of Michigan AD | USA Today- Smells like a Billy Preston situation to me.