Instead of parlaying an historic day of upsets into a second weekend filled with small schools, the NCAA tournament now looks like a who’s-who of major college programs.
The madness in March Madness began before the brackets even came out.
Even the chairman of the tight-lipped NCAA selection committee can’t deny this simple fact: Heading into this week’s conference tournaments, there’s Kentucky and Syracuse, and then everybody else.
John Calipari has never lost at Rupp Arena since he’s been the head coach at Kentucky. And that trend will likely continue on Saturday against the Commodores.
Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.
The annual showdown between hated rivals Louisville and Kentucky comes at high noon on New Year’s Eve on the heels of the Cardinals’ Big East opening game loss at home to Georgetown.
We don’t wish attempting to deal with VCU’s pressure on anyone.
The way the Hoosiers played against the Wildcats for 40 minutes proves they’re good enough to be in the field of 68 come March.
The highly anticipated showdown between arguably the nation’s two most talented rosters should come down to a battle of toughness and outside shooting.
Freshman Anthony Davis scored 15 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and had eight of a school-record 18 blocks in No. 1 Kentucky’s 81-59 victory over St. John’s on Thursday night.
It will be interesting the see how the Red Storm respond against Kentucky without Steve Lavin on the bench.
There’s no questioning that this group of Wildcats has the potential to be John Calipari’s most talented team ever.
Saturday night’s Final Four broadcast on CBS posted an 8.9 rating and a 17 share. That’s tied for the highest since 2005.
The NBA “plans to investigate” Sunday’s contact between Nets part-owner Jay-Z and John Calipari’s Kentucky Wildcats, reports Ken Berger of CBSSports.com.
Las Vegas casinos have tabbed Kentucky the latest favorite — just beating out UConn — in an NCAA tournament full of upsets, and are hoping that VCU ends its improbable run without a title.