"Sports Update with Mike T." with various sports equipment

Weekend Wrap-Up: Monday, April 8th

In a surprising development, multiple reports suggest that John Calipari will depart from his position as the head basketball coach of the University of Kentucky to assume the same role at the Arkansas Razorbacks. Calipari’s contract with Arkansas is rumored to span five years with an estimated base salary of around $8.5 million per year. His move would fill the vacancy left by Eric Musselman, who departed from Arkansas last week to join USC.

In high school baseball action, Somerset secured a 9-4 victory over Glasgow but faced a setback with a 14-2 loss against Central Hardin in a game shortened to five innings.

On Monday, there will be a live broadcast of the high school baseball game between the Rockcastle County Rockets (2-10) and the Somerset Briar Jumpers (9-4) at 6:00 p.m. Coverage will commence at 5:40 p.m. on Somerset 106.1 FM & Somerset106.com.

Turning to MLB results, the Cincinnati Reds suffered a 3-2 defeat against the New York Mets on Friday, with Spencer Steer contributing a home run. However, the Reds bounced back on Saturday with a 9-6 victory over the Mets, highlighted by Spencer Steer’s three-run homer. The Reds are set to open a four-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers at GABP on Monday at 6:40 p.m., with live coverage on WTLO AM 1480/97.7 FM.

In NCAA Women’s Basketball, the South Carolina Gamecocks clinched the national championship title with an 87-75 victory over the Iowa Hawkeyes on Sunday.

Looking ahead to Monday, the NCAA Men’s National Championship game will feature the Purdue Boilermakers taking on the UConn Huskies. Tipoff is scheduled for 9:20 p.m. and will be broadcast on TBS.