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Big Blue Brew 3/18: March Madness...Let's Dance!

The men's basketball team has been selected for its 61st NCAA Tournament.

🔵 The Official Daily Newsletter For Kentucky Athletics

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What else are we mixing into today’s Brew?

🏀 NCAA Tournament decided
🤸 Wildcats beat 3 teams
🔵 And much, much more!


🔼 We’re Back! The men’s basketball team has been selected as the No. 3 seed in the South Region of the NCAA Tournament. The Cat’s first opponent will be No. 14-seeded Oakland, who they will face on Thursday. This is the 61st NCAA Tournament appearance and fourth time that they’ve earned a 3 seed. Kentucky not only has the most appearances in the tournament, but it also holds the NCAA Tournament record for the most games played at 184.

🔼 Best of Four. The gymnastics team got first place in the Kidney Care Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Championship. The Cats had an overall score of 197.925 to beat No. 14 Auburn, No. 15 Ohio State and Fisk University. Jillian Procasky set a new career and season best score of 9.950 on the uneven bars. Creslyn Brose set a career and season high score of 9.900 on the beam.

🔼 Top 5 Finishes. The men’s and women’s swim and dive team competed in the 2024 College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America National Invitational Championship this past weekend. The women’s team earned 552 points for a third-place finish. The men’s team finished fifth with 521.5 points. Overall, the team earned 14 medals and added five new top-10 times to the program history list.

🔼 Cream of the Crop. The softball team hosted the John Cropp Classic and went 2-2. After beating South Dakota State on 8-0 in five innings on Thursday, the Cats went on to beat Columbia 12-3 and 10-0 in five innings and Ohio State 9-4. The Cats lost game two against Ohio 12-6. In game one against Columbia, the Cats tied a program best with six home runs in a game. Sydney Landgon picked up her fourth win of the season in game one against Ohio. Kentucky had three home runs in its second win over Columbia.

🔼 Steady Streak. The men’s tennis team faced LSU and Mississippi State this past weekend. The Cats won 4-2 against LSU and 5-2 against No. 15 Mississippi State. The team bounced back to win five singles matches after losing the doubles point against LSU. The Cats lost the doubles point against Mississippi State but won four singles matches to take the victory.

Read about tomorrow:
 📣 Stunt goes 1-1
 🔨 Kate Powers record-breaking throw
 🎾 Women’s first SEC win
⛳️ Goff’s 7th place finish
🏊 NCAA Zone C Diving Championships


How Many?

The baseball team has scored four or more runs in an inning how many times this season?

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Think you got it? Scroll on down to the bottom of this email for the answer!


Upset Alert! The baseball team downed No. 25 Georgia 16-10, 9-3 and 12-2. The Cats had three five-run innings in game one. Dominic Niman had great control over game two as he pitched 6.2 innings and only allowed three hits. Kentucky run-ruled the Bulldogs in seven innings for the final win. It is the first time in school history that the team has opened SEC play by sweeping a three-game series in consecutive seasons.


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Tuesday, March 19

⚾️ Baseball vs. Evansville @ 6:30pm ET

Wednesday, March 20

🏊 Women’s NCAA Swim and Diving Championships
🥎 Softball vs. Marshall @ 6pm ET | Designated Players Club | Tickets
📣 Stunt at Vanguard/Concordia-Irvine @ 9/11pm ET

Thursday, March 21

🏊 Women’s NCAA Swim and Diving Championships
🏀 Men’s Basketball NCAA Tournament vs. No. 14 Oakland @ 7:10pm ET | Watch on CBS

Friday, March 22

🏊 Women’s NCAA Swim and Diving Championships
⛳️ Women’s Golf Clemson Invitational
🎾 Men’s Tennis vs. Texas A&M @ 5pm ET | Watch | Live Stats
🥎 Softball at Florida @ 6pm ET
🎾 Women’s Tennis at LSU @ 6pm
⚾️ Baseball at Missouri @ 7pm
📣 Stunt vs. Cal Poly/Arizona State @ 8/9pm ET

Saturday, March 23

🏊 Women’s NCAA Swim and Diving Championships
⛳️ Women’s Golf Clemson Invitational
🤸 Gymnastics SEC Championships
⚽️ Women’s Soccer vs. Louisville @ 1pm ET
🥎 Softball at Florida @ 3pm ET
⚾️ Baseball at Missouri @ 4pm
📣 Stunt vs. TBD @ 7pm ET

Sunday, March 24

⛳️ Men’s Golf The Hootie at Bulls Bay
⛳️ Women’s Golf Clemson Invitational
⚾️ Baseball at Missouri @ 12pm
🥎 Softball at Florida @ 12pm ET
🎾 Men’s Tennis vs. Auburn @ 1pm ET | Watch | Live Stats
🎾 Women’s Tennis at Texas A&M @ 1pm ET
⚽️ Men’s Soccer vs. Saint Louis @ 3pm ET


Answer: 14!

🔵 Have a great Monday!