Checking The Field
After navigating the most difficult schedule in the country and sitting at #2 in the RPI, Kentucky is unquestionably deserving to host. That said, the Wildcats have dropped six of their last seven SEC series’ and made an early exit in Hoover last weekend. West Virginia looked like a likely regional host before dropping their final five games. Indiana is a balanced power five opponent, and Ball State is flying high after winning the MAC Tournament.