UK Fans of the Day Want Afternoon Notes

UK Fans of the Day Want Afternoon Notes

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uk-fan-of-the-day-kids A couple of quick notes on a day of KSR transition to Atlanta.  - In his latest blog entry, ESPN's Joe Lunardi publishes his "S Curve" system, which projects seeding and gives the Cats a good chance of creeping into the three-seed.  Lunardi ranks UK as the #2 four seed, one spot ahead of Louisville.  The Cats would need Wisonsin or Syracuse to falter, as well as an SEC Tournament title to get themselves into a better seed.  As of now, that doesn't seem too impossible. - On Tom Leach's show this morning, CBS' Jerry Palm took it one step further and said that Kentucky could get a three seed simply by beating Florida in the SEC Tournament.  Palm said that "standings are irrelevant" and that the Cats would have a resume worth placing in a three spot.  Again, a positive sign heading into this weekend. - The next stop on the optimism train is Basketball Prospectus, where John Gasaway gives Kentucky a 41% chance to win the SEC Tournament, by far the best of the entire conference.  Florida checks in at second place with 23% and Vandy is third with 17%.  Palm also gives the Cats a 63% chance of making the SEC final. - If you want a pre-SEC hoops appetizer this evening, check out Michael Gilchrist in a battle for the national title at 8:00.  Kind of.  His St. Patrick's team is ranked #1 in the nation and will face #2 St. Patrick's in a season-ending battle for the state and national championship.  You can watch it on the school's site. Today's Kentucky Sports Radio podcast:

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2021-10-16