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Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: DeWayne Peevy Edition

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DeWayne Peevy, former Deputy Director of Athletics at Kentucky, is now the Director of Athletics at DePaul. Peevy is one of the good guys, and Kentucky will miss his leadership.

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Good morning, ladies and gentlemen of the Big Blue Nation, and welcome to the Tuesday Morning Quickies.

The big news this morning, I guess, is twofold: DeWayne Peevy, one of the good guys in college sports, has been officially announced as DePaul’s new Director of Athletics. This has been a long time coming for Peevy, but he has been patient and earned the right to take on a larger role. I think I speak for the entire Big Blue Nation when I wish Mr. Peevy the best in his new position, and we will surely miss his leadership at Kentucky.

The second bit of news has already been reported on multiple places including here, but it looks like Jai Lucas, a former Kentucky recruit who played at Florida for Billy Donovan but ultimately wound up at Texas, will be finally coming to UK as a special assistant coach. Better late than never, I suppose. It would’ve been fun to see Jai and Patrick Patterson playing together. Alas, what could’ve been...

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Indeed.

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