Freshman Matt Shaw has taken the team lead in batting average, hitting . on the year and riding a seven-game hit streak. The boys are close, man.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky has added former Illinois assistants Orlando Antigua and Ron Coleman to the coaching staff. Antigua, who served five years with the Wildcats before becoming head coach at South Florida for 2+ seasons, will be an associate coach while Coleman will be an assistant. In his previous stint at Kentucky, Antigua was praised for his skills as a recruiter and developer of talent along with forging relationships with players on and off the court.
He’ll offer up insights every morning on Brad Underwood’s team: Andre Curbelo posted a poll on Twitter on Tuesday seeking out opinions on whether he should stick to wearing No. for his sophomore season with the Illini or switch back to the No. he'd worn before getting to Champaign.