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Sunday Headlines: On to Kansas and South Carolina Edition

Some big-time games for UK Athletics this week.

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Good morning, BBN!

As we all try to wrap our heads around the beatdown the Kentucky Wildcats took from the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday, the mindset of the fanbase is going to need to change quickly as there are two massive matchups in both basketball and football this week for the Cats.

It will all start out Tuesday night as Kentucky travels to Chicago for a date with the No. 1 Kansas Jayhawks in the Champions Classic.

The Cats are sitting at 2-0 on the young season and are looking to make some noise early with an impressive performance against the stout Jayhawks. To this point, the backcourt has flashed with DJ Wagner, Rob Dillingham, and Antonio Reeves all living up to the hype they had entering this season.

Obviously, the biggest storyline entering the matchup will be the lack of depth in the frontcourt for the Cats, and rightfully so. But. big-time basketball will be back on our televisions. It’s going to be a fun (but late) Tuesday night.

For Mark Stoops and the football team, they will travel to South Carolina for a date with the Gamecocks on Saturday night. Saying this game is a must win might be an understatement.

Currently sitting at 6-4 on the year, the Cats have lost four of their last five, and are trying to avoid an all-systems failure on this season. The Gamecocks have struggled this season, but seem to have found a pulse here offensively the last few weeks.

It will need to be a big game by Brad White’s defense, and hopefully a bounce back game for Liam Coen and the offense.

Busy week among the BBN. Let’s hope it ends with some wins.

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Balanced Scoring Attack Leads Cats Past USC-Upstate on Saturday. – UK Athletics

Ajae Petty led all scorers with 19 points, while also grabbing nine rebounds. Eniya Russell came off the bench to score 14 points and also grab nine rebounds. Maddie Scherr had 12 points.

Kentucky Falls to No. 8 Alabama on Saturday – UK Athletics

Ray Davis rushed for a pair of touchdowns but Kentucky lost its 2023 home finale, falling to No. 8 Alabama 49-21 on Saturday at Kroger Field.

Rifle Posts 4723, Defeats Memphis Saturday in Lexington – UK Athletics

Behind several career-high performances en route to its second-highest team score of the season, the University of Kentucky rifle team posted a 4723-4705 victory Saturday over Memphis inside the UK Rifle Range in Lexington, Kentucky.

Brutal start leads to a blowout loss to Alabama- KSR

It was a rough one on Saturday at Kroger Field.

Three Takeaways from Kentucky’s loss- Cats Pause

Quite a bit went wrong against the Tide.

Key visitors as UK finishes the 2024 class- Cats Pause

A lot of big names made the trip to Lexington.

Michigan overcomes Penn State in Harbuagh’s absence- ESPN

The Wolverines keep rolling.

Scoot Henderson out several weeks- ESPN

Shaedon Sharpe about to be the focal point of the Blazers with all of these injuries.

Florida State outlast Miami- CBS

The Seminoles keep their playoff hopes alive.

Week 10 picks and odds for NFL- CBS

Another full day of the NFL.