Today at noon (1:00 PM EDT) in Hoover, Alabama, the Kentucky Wildcats take on the Mississippi St. Bulldogs in the first semifinal game of the 2012 SEC Tournament. This is a very big game, because the loser of this one is out, and the winner goes on to meet the winner of the Florida Gators, who ousted then national champ South Carolina Gamecocks yesterday, and the Vanderbilt Commodores, who defeated Florida Thursday but, like UK-MSU, must face the Gators again today.
Related: SEC Game Radio Broadcast
I'll be posting some of the game, but not the early part as I am going out for lunch. When I return, I'll be more or less live-blogging the game by listening to the radio broadcast. For those of you reading from work, you can check in here for updates.
It's very exciting to me to imagine the Wildcats making it all the way to the tournament final and winning the SEC Tournament. The very best thing about this year's team is their youth, and most of the top talent on this roster will be returning for at least two more years. Coach Henderson now has a real chance to build UK into a long-term powerhouse and complete the job that John Cohen started before he left to coach his alma mater, Mississippi St.
Related: UK Athletics Live Blog
Beating Cohen's Dawgs again today would be sweet.