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Wednesday Headlines: Gabriel Diallo Edition

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For the second straight year, Gabriel Diallo is advancing to the Sweet Sixteen on the Men’s NCAA Singles Tournament. Diallo took out Chris Rodesch in the Round of 32, winning the first set (6-2) and the third set (6-4) while dropping the second set (4-6). He’ll face Ohio State’s Matej Vocel on Wednesday starting at 9AM CT for the right to advance to the Singles Quarterfinals on Thursday. The Men’s Singles Finals will be held on Saturday at 12PM CT.

Diallo was named to the All-SEC First Team and All-SEC Tournament team after leading the Wildcats to a runner-up finish in the SEC Championship. He also helped the Wildcats to second place in the NCAA Tournament.

Big Blue Nation can follow along with Diallo on the TennisONE App. The app live streams all matches and is free at both the App Store as well as Google Play. You can visit TennisONE online here.

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Headlines

Kentucky’s Champions Classic matchup set - Cats Pause

Wildcats get Michigan State in Indy.

Louisville basketball hires Milt Wagner - USA Today

The DJ Wagner sweepstakes just got more interesting.

Kevin Knox giving back in a big way to former high school - Vaught’s Views

Such a great gesture.

Tyreke Hill ‘very confident’ in Tua Tagovailoa - ESPN

But can he get the ball downfield?

Jokic, Antetokounmpo and Doncic named to All-NBA first team - ESPN

Booker makes first team and Towns makes third team.

Kentucky is firmly on bubble heading into SEC Tournament - KSR

Need a strong performance out of the gate.

Zach Wilson says he feels like ‘better athlete with more weight on’ - ESPN

221 pounds but still looks like he’s 18.

Diallo advances to Sweet 16 of NCAA Singles Tournament - Cats Pause

It’s the second straight year he’s made an appearance.