After collecting 15 RBI during a five-game week, Kentucky sophomore left-handed pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been tabbed one of five Louisville Slugger National Players of the Week, it was announced on Monday morning by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper.
A native of Terre Haute, Ind., Reed joins four other players as the Louisville Slugger National Players of the Week, including Stanford right-hander Mark Appel, Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto, North Carolina State
The Lady Cats got a 2 seed in the Kingston Regional. They will face 15-seed McNeese State Saturday at 4:20 ET on ESPN2. This is the first time EVER that UK Hoops has advanced to three straight NCAA Tournaments. It also ties their highest seeding in school history(1982).
Our Bat Cats remained undefeated and moved up to #16 in the latest polls. They improved to 16-0 after sweeping Canisius over the weekend. They will face Wright State today and Murray State tomorrow.
The Cats will participate in an open practice at the KFC Yum Center on Wednesday at 4:25 PM.
Here is the full schedule.
Noon-12:40 p.m. – Colorado State University
12:45-1:25 p.m. – Iowa State University
1:30-2:10 p.m. – Murray State University
2:15-2:55 p.m. – Marquette University
4:25-5:05 p.m. – University of Kentucky
5:10-5:50 p.m. – Iona College / BYU
5:55-6:35 p.m. – Western Kentucky University / Mississippi Valley State University
The date: Feb. 1, 2011. The place: Oxford, Mississippi. The game: Kentucky at Mississippi. On a critical possession in the final minute, with Kentucky clinging to a one-point lead, Darius Miller, the Wildcats' 6-foot-8 junior forward, twice had the ball in his hands with a clean look at the goal.
He passed. Both times.
The possession ended with a rushed, errant three-pointer from Miller's teammate, DeAndre Liggins. Twelve seconds later, Ole Miss guard Chris Warren buried
The previous summer, Anthony Davis had visited this same gymnasium in Akron and quietly declared through the course of the LeBron James Skills Academy there was no more compelling college basketball prospect in the universe.
Now, in July 2011, he was back in camp as a Kentucky freshman-to-be, sharing the court with Ohio State All-American center Jared Sullinger and Kansas power forward Thomas Robinson, a darling of NBA scouts. In the space of a few days, Davis issued another