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Kentucky could get a Wake-up call

Wildcats will be tested by talented Demon Deacons

Updated: March 19, 2010, 10:26 AM ET
By Ted Bauer | ESPN Insider
Al-Farouq Aminu and John WallGetty Images Safe to say, NBA scouts will be watching Al-Farouq Aminu and John Wall in Round 2.

The "Instant Intel" series is designed to immediately respond to a team's first-round victory by looking ahead to its next opponent.

Kentucky absolutely slaughtered East Tennessee State. The Wildcats are a No. 1 seed, though; it's expected. We, as fans, love upsets. Heck, Insider has a whole blog about 'em.

Now the question looms: Can the immensely talented but (cliché alert) inexperienced Wildcats win another one against a similarly talented Wake Forest team and advance to the Sweet 16?

The answer is: maybe. But the Wildcats will have to have a few things break right to keep their title hopes alive.

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