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Wednesday Quickies: Glue Guy Edition

Isaiah Briscoe receives an interesting honor, Dirk Nowitzki reaches the 30,000-point milestone and more in today’s quickies.

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NCAA Basketball: Florida at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky players got plenty of awards for their play this year, but Isaiah Briscoe received an odd honor. He made Sports Illustrated’s All-Glue Team.

Odd, right? Yes. But it’s still an important list. These are the Draymond Greens of this year’s college game.

You can see what SI said of Briscoe here.

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Could UK play their way into a one seed in SEC Tournament? - 247 Sports
The No. 1 seed isn’t out of reach for the Cats, believe it or not. The Cats have had their struggles, but a dominant performance in SEC Tournament play paired with some chaos would lead to a No. 1 seed.

Monk is a finalist for Jerry West Award - LEX 18
The Jerry West award honors the best shooting guard in college basketball each year. Monk’s scoring ability makes this finalist announcement no surprise.

Coaches and media disagree on SEC player of the year, but Monk knows - SEC Country
Malik Monk was named SEC Player of the Year by the media, but South Carolina’s Sindarius Thornwell was named Player of the Year by the coaches. Monk says he knows he’s the one.

Sihiem King’s time has come - SEC Country
The Kentucky running back was stuck behind Benny Snell, Boom Williams and Jojo Kemp. With Williams and Kemp having moved through the program, King’s time has come to get a shot at playing time.

A complete guide to nightlife in Nashville - KSR
If you’re going to the SEC Tournament, you’re going to need a few places to enjoy yourself when you’re not watching basketball. Tyler Thompson has compiled some great flowcharts to direct you through downtown Nashville.

Jason Smith obliterates Tyler Ulis on a screen, and things get heated - Bullets Forever
An altercation started when Smith of the Washington Wizards set a screen that sent Ulis to the floor. Ulis’ teammates were there for him (as usual).

NKU is going dancing! - WLWT 5
Northern Kentucky University is headed to its first NCAA Tournament. This is the program’s first year of tournament eligibility.

WKU football players under investigation for alleged attack on frat - Bleacher Report
Apparently things got a little out of hand at a Pike fraternity house.

Dirk Nowitzki reaches 30,000 points -
Nowitzki is the first international player to join the NBA’s 30,000-point club. He’s the sixth player to reach the milestone.

Russell Westbrook drops 58 and the Thunder still lose - USA Today
With how well Westbrook is playing, it’s a shame that the players around him are just so bad.

Broncos still waiting on Tony Romo, if he’s released - NBC Sports
The Denver Broncos want Tony Romo, but they’re not going to trade for him. If he becomes a free agent, they’ll talk.

Floyd Mayweather calls out Conor McGregor - NESN
“Sign the paper,” Mayweather says. Again I’ll say, make the fight happen or stop talking about it.

Is Israel the Cinderella story of the World Baseball Classic? - SB Nation
Israel is putting Korea in trouble in the WBC, and other baseball news.

Niners not interested in Mike Glennon - NBC Sports
There are rumors that Glennon will receive an insane amount of money from the Chicago Bears, and he’s not worth it. Meanwhile, the disinterest in Glennon from the San Francisco 49ers means they’re still quarterback-less.

Naples, FL is the healthiest, happiest city in America - Today
This is the second straight year that Naples has won the title.