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Live updates: Kentucky football welcomes Eastern Michigan back to Kroger Field

Facing its second straight Mid-American Conference opponent, Kentucky hopes to improve 2-0 when the Eastern Michigan Eagles visit Kroger Field for a 7:30 p.m. matchup on the SEC Network Alternate channel.

EMU gave Mark Stoops’ Wildcats everything they wanted and more before UK escaped with a 24-20 win in 2017. Though Kentucky is a 15-point favorite, don’t be surprised if we see the same sort of game in 2019.

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John Clay is a sports columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader. A native of Central Kentucky, he covered UK football from 1987 until being named sports columnist in 2000. He has covered 20 Final Fours and 37 consecutive Kentucky Derbys.
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