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Monday Quickies: Stayin’ Alive Edition

The Bat Cats keep on least for one more day.

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Good morning, BBN. The Bat Cats have bought themselves another day. With an 8-6 win over N.C. State last night, Kentucky is into the Regional Final, playing N.C. State one more time tonight at 7 p.m. The winner will get a shot at Louisville in the Super Regional, as Louisville advanced past their Region last night.

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Your quickies

NCAA tournament regional: Kentucky 8, N.C. State 6 | Lexington Herald Leader
Kentucky defeated North Carolina State on Sunday night to force a winner-take-all regional game Monday in the NCAA baseball tournament in Lexington. It was the second victory of the day for UK, which defeated Indiana 14-9 to keep their regional hopes alive and earn the rematch with the Wolfpack.

Resilient Thompson Pitches UK into Blowout Win Over Hoosiers UK Wildcats News
Things couldn’t have started much worse for Zack Thompson. Making his NCAA Tournament debut in an elimination game for Kentucky, the true freshman served up a home run on the first pitch he threw, but he rebounded in a big way.

Cats set up winner-take-all for Monday - UK Athletics
The Bat Cats will play NC State yet again, this time for the chance to play Louisville in the Super Regional.

Former Dunbar star A.J. Ellis lifts Marlins over Dbacks | Lexington Herald Leader
Former Paul Laurence Dunbar standout A.J. Ellis hit tiebreaking single on the 14th pitch of an at-bat against Archie Bradley in the seventh inning, lifting the Miami Marlins over the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 for their seventh win in eight games.

Which team has the best quarterback situation in the SEC? - ESPN
Jalen Hurts, Jarrett Stidham and Jacob Eason lead the pack of talented young SEC QBs. No love for Stephen Johnson.

Cole Cubelic says UK will finish in top 3 of SEC East - KSR
That’s not bad, but it’s also expected. If this Cats team doesn’t finish in the top three of the division, it’ll be a bit of a surprise.

Warriors' relentless attack leaves Cavs gasping for playoff life - ESPN
Stephen Curry won the battle of triple-doubles with LeBron James, and Kevin Durant boosted the attack that sent the Warriors into a 2-0 Finals lead.

Team Speed Kills’ College Football Facts Countdown Series: Day 83 - Team Speed Kills
With 83 days until the season opener, today we honor former Missouri legend Kellen Winslow Sr.

Comparing starting QBs from 2017 and 1992 |
Is quarterback play today really superior? The numbers provide a very interesting debate...

Derek Fisher arrested under suspicion of DUI after flipping his car -
Fisher and his one passenger were both unharmed after their car flipped over early Sunday morning.

Tyrod Taylor joins effort to recruit Jeremy Maclin - NBC Sports
The new free agent has plenty of interest, and he’s getting attention from the Buffalo Bills’ quarterback.

Where ‘Wonder Woman’ ranks as a superhero movie at the box office - The Hollywood Reporter