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Patterson makes Kentucky big winner

There is no gray area in recruiting -- you either win or lose. Teams identify early in the recruiting process what they need and put every ounce of energy into getting them to sign with your school. If a team gets the players it identified, it usually pays dividends in the next several years in terms of wins and losses, conference championships and NCAA berths. The late signing period in May is a time to add an unsigned senior, a late bloomer, a transfer or a junior college player.

Let's take a look at some of the winners and losers from the regular signing period.