Big Blue Brew 2/8: Grade A

The AP named Rob Dillingham the National Player of the Week.

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🏀 AP Player of the Week
🎥 Watch softball and baseball media days
🔵 And much, much more!


🔼 Grade A. The Associated Press named Rob Dillingham the National Player of the Week in all of college men’s basketball for week 13 of the season. The SEC Freshman of the Week had 20 points, four rebounds and four assists against Florida. He also posted a season-high 35 points and went 14-20 in shooting, including 6-8 from behind the arc against Tennessee. The honor was for last week’s games, but he continued his hot shooting this week with 20 points in Tuesdays win at Vanderbilt.

🔼  Media Days. The spring season is upon us, with softball having its first games tomorrow. Both softball and baseball had their first media days of the season. Here’s what to watch: baseball players, softball players, softball head coach Rachel Lawson, baseball head coach Nick Mingione. Also, keep updated on Behind Kentucky Baseball here.


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Lookin’ Good. The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association named Dominic Niman to First-Team Preseason All-America and Mason Moore to the third-team. Niman is a graduate transfer left-handed pitcher who is 16-9 in his career. Moore is a junior right-handed pitcher who is 5-1 in his career.


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Friday, February 9

👟 Track & Field Tiger Paw Invite | Meet Info
👟 Track & Field David Hemery Valentine Invite | Meet Info
🥎 Softball vs. UC Santa Barbara/Stanford @ 1pm/3:30pm ET | Designated Players Club
🤸 Gymnastics vs. Missouri @ 7pm ET | Tickets 
🎾 Women’s Tennis vs. Wichita State @ 11am ET
🎾 Men’s Tennis vs. Harvard @ 5pm ET

Saturday, February 10

🎯 Rife at West Virginia @ TBA | NCAA Scorecard | Live Targets
👟 Track & Field Tiger Paw Invite | Meet Info
👟 Track & Field David Hemery Valentine Invite | Meet Info
🥎 Softball vs. Stanford/San Diego State @ 12pm/7:30pm ET | Designated Players Club
🏀 Men’s Basketball vs. Gonzaga @ 4pm ET | Live Stats | Tickets

Sunday, February 11

🥎 Softball vs. Minnesota @ 1pm ET | Designated Players Club
🎾 Men’s Tennis at Duke @ 1pm ET
🏀 Women’s Basketball vs. Texas A&M @ 4pm ET | Tickets


🔵 Have a great Thursday!