Big Blue Links for Sunday:
▪ Kentucky now leads nation in offensive efficiency, reports Ken Pomeroy ratings.
▪ Texas A&M trounces LSU to reach SEC final, reports Richard Croome of the Bryan/College Station Eagle.
▪ Kentucky gets past Georgia for a gritty semifinal win, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader.
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▪ Kentucky doesn’t reach the SEC finals without Isaiah Briscoe, says my column.
▪ Kentucky proves strong for the Bulldogs, writes Jason Butt of the Macon Telegraph.
▪ Georgia suffers a hard-fought defeat, reports Seth Emerson of the AJC.
▪ Needing a win, LSU gets blown out by Aggies, reports Chris Low of espn.com.
▪ Tigers get totally dominated in Music City, writes Sheldon Mickles of The Advocate.
▪ With season on line, LSU throws up a dud, writes Zac Ellis of SI.com.
▪ Fifty years after Kentucky-Texas Western, college basketball hasn’t been the same since, writes Tom Eblen and Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader.
▪ Jamal Murray is more than just marksmanship, writes Tim Sullivan of the Courier-Journal.
▪ Cats eager for rematch with Texas A&M, reports Jon Hale of the C-J.
▪ Briscoe responds to Calipari’s outburst, reports Kyle Tucker of the Courier-Journal.
▪ SEC co-champs meet in tournament final, writes Alex Forkner of the Cats Pause.
▪ Kentucky takes Georgia’s best punch, surges ahead, writes Derek Terry of Cats Illustrated.
▪ Cats conquer early post-season adversity, says Josh Ellis of the Kentucky Kernel.
▪ When the games stop, the spin starts at the SEC Tournament, writes Eric Crawford of WDRB.
▪ Kentucky fights back against the Bulldogs, says Keith Taylor of KyForward.
▪ Derek Willis is looking forward to title game, reports Larry Vaught of Vaught’s Views.
▪ Guards lead Kentucky past Georgia, writes Metz Camfield of coachcal.com.
▪ Title game is about more than a rematch, says Guy Ramsey of coachcal.com.
▪ Riley regrets missing Rupps Runts reunion, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader.
▪ How football coaches go about finding talent, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader.
KENTUCKY VS. TEXAS A&M IN SEC FINAL
When: Sunday, 1 p.m. ET
Where: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville
TV: ESPN with Brad Nessler, Dick Vitale and Shannon Spake
Radio: UK Network with Tom Leach and Mike Pratt