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Auburn Baseball loses elimination game to Kentucky in SEC Tournament

Auburn leaves early in the SEC Tournament.

Auburn loses their first game of the SEC Tournament to Kentucky by a score of 3-1. This game was a pitcher's duel, with Kentucky leading 1-0 until Sonny DiChiara tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the eighth. The Wildcats then hit two home runs off of Blake Burkhalter in the top of the ninth to help them eventually win. 

Now that the SEC Tournament is over for the Tigers, they will look ahead to see where they are seeded in the NCAA Tournament. 

Here are four takeaways from Auburn's loss to Kentucky. 

Auburn pitcher Carson Skipper (29) during an NCAA baseball game on Thursday, March 17, 2022, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
Auburn baseball defeats LSU.
Auburn baseball's Kason Howell vs the Kentucky Wildcats.
Auburn baseball's Brody Moore against Middle Tennessee State.

The selection show for the NCAA Tournament will take place on Monday at 11 a.m. CT on ESPN2. The Tigers will hope to be a top 16 seed and host a regional. Auburn will have to put this tough loss behind them as we head into the NCAA Tournament.


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