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Kentucky Wildcats: Morning Quickies - SEC Tournament Day 1 Edition

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News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. Calipari says he'll do things different next year. Nerlens Noel is SEC Freshman of the Year and defensive Player of the Year. Softball crushes #25 North Carolina in 5 innings. More.

Could this happen again?
Could this happen again?
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Today is day one of the SEC Tournament, in which the four bottom-dwelling teams will face of to find out who is the least bad. In case you missed it yesterday, check out JLeverenz's suggestions about ways to pick your brackets.

Tweet of the Morning:

Heh. Too right, that.

Your Quickies:

Kentucky football
  • Alabama, LSU, Texas A&M top 2013 SEC spring football storylines // SI.com

    Kentucky: Can new coach Mark Stoops reinvigorate a reeling fan base?
    Early indications suggest the former Florida State defensive coordinator will do just that. On March 4, Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart tweeted that 30,999 tickets had been distributed for Stoops’ first spring game. Considering Joker Phillips’ final spring game was essentially a friends-and-family affair, that’s a substantial jump in excitement for a fan base that has had little to cheer about before basketball season.

    I think next year we’ll be cheering. We may not be winning, but we’ll be cheering.

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Other sports news
  • Voisin: Kings' Patrick Patterson fits in fast with his new team

    Patrick Patterson describes himself as a movie fanatic who – gasp – enjoys doing homework. He earned a college degree in three years, for instance, by cramming extra courses and summer semesters into his basketball schedule. His interests are global and eclectic, and include reading a good book, playing video games, dissecting 1980s game tapes and evaluating films nominated for Academy Awards.

    I’ll bet you learn a lot about Patrick Patterson in this article that you didn’t know.

Other news
  • Steubenville rape trial divides Ohio town // Yahoo! Sports

    Steubenville High has won nine Ohio state championships and ranks as one of the 20-winningest high school programs in the country. It plays in beautiful Harding Stadium, complete with a statue of a red stallion that shoots flames from its mouth. It’s perched on a hill high above the blighted downtown and abandoned mills along the river.

    There is a trial going on there now about a horrible incident. Read the whole thing.