Subscribe to college baseball’s gold standard.

Nick Mingione (27) head coach Kentucky Wildcats vs Alabama Crimson Tide in game three of the SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium in Hoover, AL on Tuesday, May 23, 2023. (Photo by Eddie Kelly / ProLook Photos)


Etheridge: Mingione, Wildcats Await Hosting Fate

SEC Extra

HOOVER, Ala. – Last season, Kentucky had a 52 RPI, and despite three SEC Tournament wins to add to the 12 from the regular season, the Wildcats missed out on a regional berth.

This offseason, head coach Nick Mingione said enough was enough. He had to find a way to give his team a better chance at inclusion on selection day. He can’t change the 30-game SEC schedule, but there are options for the non-conference slate.

Mingione researched various opponents and scheduling strategies in an attempt to help his team’s RPI. The end result was a non-conference slate renovation that[…]


FILED UNDER , , , , ,