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Thursday Quickies: Kentucky Baseball Edition

Kentucky baseball starts up, Cal names his all-time UK starting five and more.

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The Kentucky Wildcats baseball team is set to open their season tomorrow. They’ll start off with a series against North Carolina this weekend. The Wildcats have Evan White, a junior first baseman who’s received all kinds of preseason recognition.

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Washington will be playing in Marshall County this weekend, ready to display his talents to the BBN.

Your quickies

Wildcats put a reboot in Tennessee’s behind - SEC Country
The Wildcats looked a lot more like themselves in their win over Tennessee the other day. Did the reboot work?

Don’t look now, but Kentucky is heating up again - CBS
A few wins strung together and everyone has forgotten the Wildcats’ woes. CBS ranks the Cats 12th.

Coach Cal names his Kentucky all-time starting five - Bleacher Report
In a Q&A session with Bleacher Report, Calipari named his starting five derived from only players he’s coached at Kentucky.

Who’ll win the SEC: Cats or Gators? - Courier-Journal
120 Sports takes a look at who is their new favorite to win the SEC now that things seem to be a bit more even.

Benny Snell has entered the rap game - KSR
Snell is one heck of a football player, but I guess he’s looking for a backup plan if that doesn’t work out. Check out his first hip-hop single.

Pride played into Dean Hood’s decision to join UK - Herald-Leader
Hood has been watching Mark Stoops for awhile now, and now they’ll be coaching alongside each other.

Florida center John Egbunu suffers torn ACL, will miss rest of season - ESPN
Egbunu suffered the injury during the first half of a Florida win over Auburn. He was averaging 7.8 points and 6.6 rebounds.

Carmelo is confident he’s staying, but he’s not 100% sure - USA Today
The New York Knicks are a mess as an organization. Just as unstable as James Dolan’s relationship with Charles Oakley is Anthony’s future with the Knicks.

Lonzo Ball’s dad thinks he’s the next Steph Curry - Los Angeles Times
Talk about having confidence in your son.

Vince Young is trying to make a comeback - CBS Sports
He’s even hired a big-name agent to get a start on it.

Tyronn Lue admits he knew Kevin Love was injured and still played him - FOX Sports

Verizon close to buying out Yahoo - Tech Times