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Sunday Quickies: Bat Cats Roll Edition

Kentucky has been one of the biggest surprises, and hottest teams, in the college baseball landscape this year.


The Kentucky baseball team has been on an absolute tear this season. The team is 21-7 this year, with five straight wins. They’ve swept UC Santa Barbara and Texas A&M, and won series’ over Ole Miss and Vanderbilt.

They have a shot at sweeping Vanderbilt today after winning the first two games of the series.

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What a start it has been.

Your quickies

Zach Logue leads UK to series win over Vandy - KSR
Zach Logue went eight strong innings yesterday to secure Kentucky’s series win over Vanderbilt this weekend.

Tony Delk: Walk a mile in ref’s shoes - Herald-Leader
Kentucky fans are still upset about the downright atrocious officiating in the Elite Eight, but Delk offers some sound advice. He said to walk a mile in the referee’s shoes; that job isn’t easy.

Kendall Randolph ankle injury leaves hole in secondary - SEC Country
Randolph is going to miss the rest of spring ball after having surgery on his ankle as a sort of defensive measure.

Spring football practice report - Herald-Leader
Mark Stoops seems to feel good about what his team is doing on the field as we near the Blue-White Spring scrimmage.

NBA Draft decision tracker - Courier-Journal
Keeping track of all the important dates and predictions for Kentucky’s Cats who may enter the draft or transfer.

John Wall rips refs after Wizards lose to Jazz - FOX Sports
The Utah Jazz shot almost twice as many free throws as the Washington Wizards on Friday night, and Wall wasn’t happy about it.

Morgan William is immortalized with Mississippi State’s win over UConn - SB Nation
William’s buzzer-beater to topple the UConn Huskies, and end a 111-game winning streak, will forever go down as one of the most historic moments in Women’s Final Four history.

Why South Carolina and Mississippi State could each win it all - ESPN
Speaking of Mississippi State, after their upset win over UConn, we’ve got an all-SEC women’s National Championship. Here’s why each team could win the title this year.

Another first for Gonzaga: A shot at the title - LA Times
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are shattering the glass ceiling their program used to have, after making their first Final Four and now their first National Championship.

Frank Martin says the South Carolina Final Four run was ‘pretty special’ - ESPN
No one thought they could make it as far as they did, and a win over Duke made it all the more special. South Carolina’s run was huge, not only for its program and the head coach, but for the SEC.

Kyrie Irving picks up first career flagrant foul defending LeBron James - ESPN
James got tripped up, and Irving took exception to the incident. He shoved Philadelphia’s Justin Anderson out of play and into the bench.

Car transporting Patriots’ Lombardi Trophy hits deer - NBC Sports
The trophy’s fine, but there’s been no word on the deer. Hopefully he or she turns out to be OK.

Samsung is releasing its own personal voice assistant - CNET
Meet Bixby, Samsung’s answer to Siri, Alexa and Cortana