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Quickies: March On Edition

Kentucky wins again as we hit March.

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

Happy March, folks. March Madness season is officially here, and Kentucky is looking better and better with each passing win (they’ve got four straight now). This is the right time for the Wildcats to get hot, and they appear to be doing just that.

UK has just one regular season game left against the Florida Gators before the SEC Tournament starts. We’ll just how far they’ve come.

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