Big Blue Links for Saturday:
Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader previews today’s Kentucky-South Carolina game in Columbia. Willie Cauley-Stein questions the team’s urgency, saying some of the players just think the team is already in the NCAA Tournament and the rest “will just take care of itself.”
South Carolina does lead Kentucky in one category, writes David Cloninger of The State in Columbia. The Gamecocks do have more game experience.
Kastine Evans is the Ms. Do-Everything for the UK women, reports the H-L’s Jennifer Smith. The Cats finish the regular season at home Sunday against Vanderbilt.
Thad Novak of Bleacher Report thinks a faster tempo would help the UK men.
With Louisville playing at Memphis today, Eric Crawford of WDRB goes in search of U of L’s road success. It was just last Saturday that the no-shave Cardinals won in dramatic fashion at Cincinnati.
Florida is trying to become the first team to go 18-0 in SEC basketball, reports Kevin Brockway of the Gainesville Sun. The Gators play LSU today at the O’Dome.
Vandy coach Kevin Stallings says only “idiots” want Cuonzo Martin out as Tennessee basketball coach, reports Jeff Lockridge of the Tennessean. Tennessee and Vandy hook up today in Knoxville.