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The UK Wildcats are headed to Syracuse later this week as they march to the Final Four.

Our in box is always full of questions related to the blue and white.

Good Question: Reply All to more of your UK Basketball questions.

The University of Kentucky has been a powerhouse in the college basketball world for decades.

Linda in Midway: How and when did UK become the Wildcats?

The nickname "Wildcats" became synonymous with UK following a 6-2 road football win in 1909.

History has it the head of the Military Department told a group of students that the Kentucky football team had fought like wildcats.

It was a hit with sports writers, the nickname stuck and it was permanently adopted by the university.

Tyler in Frankfort :When is the last time UK has won an SEC regular season championship, SEC championship and NCAA title in the same year?

Its happened three times in Kentucky history, the last in 1998.

In his first year at Kentucky Tubby Smith swept the SEC picking up a regular season championship, the SEC title and he would lead his Wildcats to a national title with a win over Utah.

Sallie Jo in Grassy Creek: The Cats new uniforms look more form fitting, are they hotter to play in?

Actually thanks to new Nike technology the new uniforms are designed to be more lightweight and breathable.

The uniforms are part of Nike's Hyper Elite series.

The uniforms are made with engineered mesh that provides players with zoned cooling.


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