Good morning, Big Blue Nation.
Thursday night’s loss to Mississippi State was a disappointing loss for the Kentucky Wildcats but don’t let that get you down. Better days will come for Mark Stoops and the football team. Lexington Herald-Leader‘s Ben Roberts notes that the Air Raid offense will have some more weapons next season.
“It’s a really good group,” Farrell said. “Obviously, for Kentucky, it’s an exceptional group. You don’t see this very often. Everything we’re seeing here with Kentucky is a bit different than what we’re used to.
“It’s certainly not the best group of wide receivers in the country, but I would say it’s right there on the cusp of top-15, top-20 groups in the country. And to say that about Kentucky is very rare.”
Sporting News college basketball columnist Mike DeCourcy breaks down the potential weaknesses for this year’s team. This is a team that’s not short on talent.
Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Keith Pompey is a fan of Nerlens Noel sitting out to rehab his knee this season.
I’m tired of hearing that Noel would be better off returning this season. I don’t think returning would be a good decision. And even if he’s prepared to do so, here’s some advice for the Sixers: Don’t tell him. Don’t give Noel any reason to be encouraged to play this season.