A Nebraska prosecutor said seven people who threatened college basketball referee John Higgins of Omaha after an NCAA Tournament game in March have been identified. Information on them will be referred to authorities in their jurisdictions and to the FBI’s Omaha field office.
Kentucky’s sixth-ranked tandem of Mami Adachi and Aldila Sutjiadi pulled out a third-set tiebreak victory on Friday afternoon in Athens, Ga., defeating South Carolina’s Hadley Berg and Paige Cline to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA doubles championship for the second straight year.
The mystery surrounding Hamidou Diallo supposedly made him an intriguing NBA prospect. The theory was the less he showed, the more he whetted NBA appetites. His former coaches said this unknown was a two-way street, making it difficult for Diallo to gauge where he might be drafted and leading to his decision to return to UK.
On and off the softball field, ace pitcher Meagan Prince embraces challenges. She and Kentucky face a formidable super regional opponent in Oregon. UK Coach Rachel Lawson calls Prince “by far one of the most competitive people I’ve met.”