Basketball season is officially over and the Major League Baseball season is officially underway, but college baseball takes the spotlight again today in the Bluegrass with the first game between the University of Kentucky and University of Louisville. Check out some preview links below and some weekly honors:
- Brett Dawson of the Courier-Journal previews tonight’s UK/UofL showdown and reports the players say it’s not just another game.
- Aaron Smith of the Kentucky Kernel reports UK has had this game circled on its calendar.
- UK Athletics previews the contest.
- Eric Lindsey of “Cat Scratches” writes the rivalry game presents a win-win opportunity for UK to turn its season around.
- UofL senior first baseman Andrew Clark was named the Big East Player of the week, and junior left-handed pitcher Dean Kiekhefer was named to the pitching honor roll.
- Murray State University senior outfielder Daniel Hill was named the Ohio Valley Conference player of the week.
- UofL stayed at No. 9 and Western Kentucky University dropped to No. 21 in the latest Baseball America rankings.