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Saturday News and Notes: Trouble Amiss at UK and More

Good morning, Gamecocks fans. Here's the news:

Report: NCAA looking into former UK star Eric Bledsoe - ESPN. The New York Times is reporting that the NCAA is looking into the academic history and recruitment of former Kentucky star Eric Bledsoe. This appears to be a non-issue to me--not the scandal that everyone has been expecting ever since John Calipari signed the dotted line in Lexington--but it's something to keep an eye on. Kentucky fans are--perhaps rightly--upset at how much attention this is going to get, but at the same time, that's what they signed up for with Calipari.

UPDATE: A Sea of Blue responds to the story. Check this out for a non-partisan UK perspective that includes the scoop on what the punishment might be.

South Carolina worrying at wrong time - College Baseball - Rivals.com. South Carolina squandered an opportunity to lock up a national seed at the SEC tournament. Is the worry all for nothing, though?

SEC 'trap games' to highlight early season schedule : Lindys Sports. Lindy's calls Alabama's trip to Columbia a trap game for the Tide. Oh, if he were right. Can you imagine the party that would go down if we beat the top-ranked Tide?