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A first look at Kentucky

If you're like many Northwestern fans, you know quite a bit about Kentucky basketball. A blue-blood program with nine national championship banners hanging from the rafters of legendary Rupp Arena, you probably have learned over the years that picking the Wildcats to make the the Final Four on your NCAA Tournament bracket is usually a good idea.

When you heard that Northwestern was playing Kentucky in the Music City Bowl, however, you probably shrugged. You know that they play in the SEC and might know head coach Mark Stoops of the famous Stoops coaching family. But you'd probably be hard-pressed to name many of the Wildcats' players.

That's where we come in. We talked to publisher Justin Rowland of CatsIllustrated to bring you an early glimpse of the "other" Wildcats that Northwestern will face on Dec. 29 in Nashville.


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