Mingione On Kentucky Wildcats' Win Over Ohio

Kentucky head coach Nick Mingione spoke about the Wildcats' opening-game win over Ohio on Friday in the Lexington Regional of the NCAA Tournament.

The top-seeded Wildcats got a strong start from right-hander Sean Hjelle (10-3) and kept constant pressure on the Bobcats' pitchers en route to a 6-4 win at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

No. 8 Kentucky (40-20) won an NCAA opener for only the second time in program history and the first time since 1988.

The Cats will face the winner of Friday night's second game between N.C. State and Indiana. UK's next game is slated for 7 p.m. ET on Saturday. 


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