Kentucky Wildcats

The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)/The Connecticut Huskies bench celebrates after defeating the Florida Gators 63-53 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Governors Of Connecticut, Kentucky Make Friendly Wager Ahead Of NCAA Title Game

Beshear bet a fully stocked Kentucky bourbon bar that the 8-seed University of Kentucky Wildcats will win; Malloy is wagering Connecticut wine, beer and chocolate on a Huskies victory.

04/07/2014

Kentucky Wildcats players celebrate after a one-point victory over the Wisconsin Badgers. James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky 74-73 Over Wisconsin, To Play For Title

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a one-point victory over Wisconsin.

04/05/2014

Russ Smith of the Louisville Cardinals dunks the ball over Julius Randle of the Kentucky Wildcats. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Kentucky Tops Louisville 74-69 In Midwest Regional

Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals.

03/29/2014

Wichita State players huddle during a break in play against Kentucky during the third round of the 2014 NCAA tournament at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, on March 23, 2014. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Kallas: Wichita State’s Coach Completely Overvalued What His Team Is

Well, it was pretty clear that it was going to be virtually impossible, given their extremely tough bracket, for undefeated Wichita State to win the national championship. In fact, it was hard to believe that the Shockers could get to the Final Four.

03/26/2014

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning Notebook

Indiana is the top team in college basketball and even if North Carolina is still working in some new pieces, it’s still an exciting thing for Hoosiers fans.

11/26/2012

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Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

The Terps didn’t beat Kentucky on Friday night at the Barclays Center but their three point defeat proved that they’re capable of competing with anyone.

11/12/2012

Shaka Smart (credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images), Kevin O'Neill (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images), John Calipari (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: 12-Day College Basketball Road Trip

Sometimes there’s nothing like a good road trip. Over the next 12 days, I’ll be traveling to different parts of the country visiting different programs, observing practices, and taking part in some really fun broadcasting projects.

10/22/2012

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Rothstein Files: SEC Offseason Notebook; Questions, Power Rankings And Players To Watch

Will a lack of experience affect Kentucky? Maybe in the first month of the season, but it shouldn’t be a real factor in February and March.

08/27/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Kentucky Ties Record With 6 Picks In 1st Round Of NBA Draft

After the New Orleans Hornets made the long-expected selection of forward Anthony Davis with the first pick, Charlotte followed by taking fellow freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.

WFAN–06/29/2012

Wally Szczerbiak and Mike Brown

NBA Draft Q&A With Wally Szczerbiak

CBS Sports Network analyst and former first-round pick Wally Szczerbiak joined CBS Local Sports to give perspective as to what the prospects are going through on the biggest night of their basketball lives.

06/26/2012

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Rothstein Files: This And That Around College Basketball

Kentucky coach John Calipari said earlier this week that he will attempt to schedule more games in football stadiums moving forward to prepare his teams for the NCAA Tournament.

05/11/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist #14 of the Kentucky Wildcats (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Calipari Thinks Kidd-Gilchrist Should Be Second Pick

Anthony Davis may be the consensus number one pick in the 2012 NBA Draft but John Calipari believes another one of his players should be second.

05/10/2012

John Calipari (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images), James Dolan (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Knicks Reportedly Targeting John Calipari; Kentucky Coach Says He’s ‘Not Leaving’

Fresh off his first NCAA championship, Kentucky head coach John Calipari insists he’s staying in the Commonwealth. But that doesn’t mean the Knicks won’t perform their due diligence.

04/05/2012

Wildcats championship in 2012 (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images); Yankees World Series in 2009 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

History Shows Kentucky’s NCAA Title Means Yankees Will Win The World Series

The last six times the Wildcats have won a national championship in 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996 and 1998, the Yankees have gone on to win the World Series the same year.

04/03/2012

John Calipari (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: 5 Observations From Kentucky’s NCAA Title Win Over Kansas

Not many players can go 1-10 from the field and be the best player on the floor — but most players aren’t Anthony Davis.

04/03/2012

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