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January 2, 2021

Kentucky couldn’t have asked for a better start to 2021

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:45pm January 2, 2021 1/2/21

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It’s a small sample size, but so far, 2021 > 2020 for University of Kentucky sports. From start to finish, today was the feel-good boost the Big Blue Nation needed. The football team capped off an emotional 2020 season with a 23-21 win over NC State in the Gator Bowl, and a few hours later,…

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Doeren points to UK, Stoops says he’ll clean it up (but also refs)

Drew Franklin 4:48pm January 2, 2021 1/2/21

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It might be easier to list the players who didn’t receive unsportsmanlike conduct penalties as both teams drew flags for extracurricular activity after the whistle on several occasions throughout the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. The unsportsmanlike conduct was an ongoing problem, and it got to the point of embarrassment when things continued late into the fourth…

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How Kentucky Beats NC State, Part II 

Freddie Maggard 8:31am January 2, 2021 1/2/21

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It’s game week. Kentucky will take on North Carolina State on Saturday in the Gator Bowl. Let’s take a look at what the Wildcats will need to do in order to add to their growing collection of bowl trophies:  OFFENSE Block number 29. Alim McNeill earned 1st Team All-ACC and 1st Team All-American honors in…

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How Kentucky Beats NC State, Part I

Freddie Maggard 8:30am January 2, 2021 1/2/21

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The 4-6 Kentucky Wildcats will take on the 8-3 North Carolina State Wolfpack on January 2nd in the Gator Bowl. The noon kickoff features an SEC vs. ACC matchup and is the Cats’ fifth consecutive postseason appearance under Mark Stoops.   Kentucky will have a full roster against NC State with zero opt-outs being reported.…

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January 1, 2021

The Final Countdown to the Gator Bowl

Freddie Maggard 10:30pm January 1, 2021 1/1/21

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The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl is close. Really close. The Cats and Wolfpack will square off in Jacksonville in one of the more intriguing postseason matchups. A UK win would be its third consecutive bowl victory. A Wolfpack win would serve as validation for its No. 23 national ranking and the satisfaction of beating a team…

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What people are saying about the Kentucky-NC State Gator Bowl

Nick Roush 5:00pm January 1, 2021 1/1/21

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The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl between Kentucky and NC State will serve as a hangover cure for the college football world, the first game to kickoff after the conclusion of the CFB Playoff semifinals. Experts are split on how the game will unfold, most siding with NC State, while 66% of the public’s wagers are on…

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December 29, 2020

Three reasons to be concerned about NC State

Nick Roush 10:30am December 29, 2020 12/29/20

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Kentucky is just a few days away from taking on No. 23 NC State in the Gator Bowl. While getting acquainted with the Wolfpack, a few things in my research stuck out that do not make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. 1. Tempo Tim Beck loves the stuff. His uptempo offense ran on…

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December 28, 2020

NC State Numbers of Interest

Freddie Maggard 10:45pm December 28, 2020 12/28/20

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North Carolina State makes for an interesting study. A quick glance at its ten-game ACC schedule shows that the Pack dodged Clemson and Notre Dame while losing to No. 13 North Carolina and No. 18 Miami. NC State’s best win was a 15-14 victory over then-No. 21 Liberty. That game’s outcome was decided when the…

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Kentucky’s availability at “darn near 100%” following holiday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:25pm December 28, 2020 12/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Here’s some good news to boost your spirits on a blah Monday. Mark Stoops just told reporters that his team is “darn near 100%” in terms of availability following the holiday break. Yesterday, 157 players and staff members were tested without a single positive result. A few players’ flights were delayed coming back to town,…

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December 20, 2020

NC State Bio Blast

Adam Luckett 10:00pm December 20, 2020 12/20/20

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The wait is over and now Kentucky knows who they will be playing in the postseason thanks to Brett McMurphy and no real thanks to the ridiculous selection process college football currently has running. Despite the weird shuffle we had last year, Kentucky finally gets the bid to Jacksonville and they’ll face a specific ACC…

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