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Mountaineer Morning Links: Kentucky Roundup (3/27/15) Edition

Coverage of the loss to Kentucky from all over, women advance in WNIT, baseball in action this weekend, Big 12 roundup & more.

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Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. We're being brought to you today by Bittersweet Lenny's R.I.P.A., because the end to this season was so bittersweet...bitter end but overachieving all the way to the Sweet Sixteen.

What You May Have Missed:

WVU Cruises Past Dukes to Reach WNIT Quarterfinals - WVU Athletics
WVU women's basketball used an all-around effort to advance in WNIT.

WVU women advance to face Villanova - Exponent Telegram
The West Virginia University women’s basketball team used an all-around effort in a 60-39 victory over Duquesne Thursday at the Coliseum to advance to the WNIT quarterfinals.

Baseball Hosts Charleston Southern - WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University baseball team will host Charleston Southern from March 27-29, at CONSOL Energy Ballpark in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Kentucky Hangover:

Kentucky (37-0) obliterates West Virginia to reach Elite Eight - ESPN
Recap, stats, photos, etc

WVU's Season Ends in Cleveland - WVU Athletics

UK defense gives WVU historically bad night - Charleston Daily Mail

No. 1 Kentucky thrashes West Virginia in Sweet Sixteen - Charleston Daily Mail

No. 1 Kentucky smashes WVU in Sweet 16 - Charleston Gazette

The antithesis of a classic - Charleston Gazette

No. 1 Kentucky overpowers West Virginia, 78-39, in Sweet 16 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Kentucky's punishing defense erases West Virginia's fight plan, carries Wildcats to Elite Eight - Sporting News

Mountaineers endure Sweet 16 mauling as Cats clamp down - WV MetroNews

Are UKidding me? - Exponent Telegram

Mountaineers’ Elite Eight Bid Foiled by Kentucky - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

End of the Road for WVU - Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Bluegrass blues: Sweet 16 turns sour for Mountaineers - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Kentucky labors little in 78-39 rout of West Virginia - Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Seniors Browne, Staten help rebuild WVU's basketball reputation - Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Staten Will be Missed for More Than His Skills - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

INSTANT ANALYSIS: WVU vs. Kentucky - Beckley Register-Herald

UK's astonishing walk, not WVU's outrageous talk, leads to Sweet 16 blowout - Sporting News

Huggins doesn’t fault Miles’ comments for fueling Kentucky’s blowout - WV MetroNews

Daxter Miles Jr. of West Virginia after 36-1 guarantee falls far short -- Kentucky 'played great' - ESPN

NCAA notebook: Seniors endure difficult exit, Holton just shy of foul record - WV MetroNews

Top-seeded Wildcats ease past Mountaineers - WVUPros

Dance is over, WVU falls to UK - WVSports.com

Bittersweet Beatdown - EerSports

Kentucky routs WVU to end season at Sweet 16 - BGN

‘Cats Take Control, Dismantle Mountaineers - WVillustrated

Calipari challenged his top-ranked team: ‘We’re going to be the aggressor’ - WV MetroNews

VIDEO: Macon, Martin talk WVU loss to UK - BGN

WVSports.com TV: Basketball Interviews - WVSports.com
Holton, Adrian, Phillip, Paige & Carter

VIDEO: WVU-UK Postgame Interviews - EerSports
Miles, Phillip, Holton & Coach Martin

WATCH: WVU Coach Huggins and Players React to Loss to Kentucky - WVillustrated
Huggs, Staten & Williams; Williams, Miles, Holton, Carter & Phillip

AUDIO: WVU falls to Kentucky in Sweet 16 - BGN

Photo Gallery I: WVU vs Kentucky - BGN

WVU-UK Sweet Sixteen Photo Gallery - EerSports

Around the League (and Beyond):

Baylor cornerbacks to be deeper, more experienced - Waco Tribune

Step Into My Office: Georgios Tsalmpouris - Wide Right & Natty Lite

Kansas Jayhawks will pay David Beaty for every Big 12 win - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

Newly dismissed Marcus Foster's 'love' for Kansas State Wildcats' Coach Bruce Weber apparently unrequited - FOX Sports

Bob Huggins’ one season at Kansas State should never be forgotten - Wichita Eagle

Sooner Nation Podcast | ESPN's Fran Fraschilla Breaks Down Oklahoma And Michigan State - Crimson And Cream Machine

Cowboy offensive tackle retires - Cowboys Ride For Free

Tyrone Swoopes ahead of Jerrod Heard at first Texas Longhorns spring practice - Burnt Orange Nation

Should TCU Football schedule a second Power 5 non-conference opponent in the future? - Frogs O' War

Texas Tech's Zach Smith: A Year in Review - Viva The Matadors

What's On Tap:

(7) Michigan St Spartans vs. (3) Oklahoma Sooners - Preview - ESPN
Approximately 10:07 pm tonight from the Carrier Dome on TBS

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Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is . CLICK HERE for today's gallery of Kate Upton.