Kentucky Wildcats

Anthony Davis #23 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts late in the second half against the Louisville Cardinals during the National Semifinal game of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on March 31, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Five Observations From The Final Four

We’ve all seen him dominate college basketball throughout the entire season but against Louisville, Anthony Davis was extra special.

04/01/2012

Kansas v Kentucky

Title Game Is Set, KU vs. UK

Calipari and his Kentucky juggernaut will face Kansas for the national championship on Monday night.

04/01/2012

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Kentucky Advances, Beats Louisville 69-61

Wildcats had overflowing athleticism in a 69-61 victory over Louisville in the national semifinals Saturday night.

03/31/2012

John Calipari (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) and Joe Torre (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Calipari, Torre Exude Similarities In High-Profile Positions

Only one person has been in the type of high-profile position in sports that John Callipari is in and handled it with such poise, and that was Joe Torre when he was manager of the New York Yankees.

03/31/2012

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Rothstein Files: Another Recruiting Coup For Kentucky’s Calipari?

Multiple sources say there is more than a legitimate chance of Kentucky landing the top two prospects in the Class of 2012: 6-foot-10 shot blocker Nerlens Noel and lefty wing Shabazz Muhammad.

03/28/2012

John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) |  Rick Pitino of the Louisville Cardinals   (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Calipari-Pitino Showdown Highlights The 2012 Final Four

Rick Pitino and John Calipari have met before in the Final Four — it was 16 years ago in 1996 when Pitino was at Kentucky and Calipari was at Umass — but this is different.

03/26/2012

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The Final Four Is Set

The Final Four is set. Kentucky will play Louisville and in the other semifinal, it will be Ohio State and Kansas.

03/25/2012

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Kentucky Beats Baylor 82-70, Advances To Final Four

With an NBA-like display from a young team filled with future pros, top-seeded Wildcats advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row.

03/25/2012

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Rothstein Files: Sunday’s NCAA Tournament Primer

Preview of the final two games to narrow down the field to the Final Four.

03/25/2012

Head coach Roy Williams of the North Carolina Tar Heels reacts in the second half while taking on the Creighton Bluejays during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 18, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer

The Tarheels looked like they were headed straight towards a collision course with Kentucky in the National Championship game, but all of that came to a screeching halt when Kendall Marshall fractured his right wrist.

03/23/2012

Darius Miller #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts in the second half against the Iowa State Cyclones during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 17, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

14 of 16 Left In NCAA Come From Major Conferences

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.

03/19/2012

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UK, SU, UNC, Mich St. Earn Top Seeds In NCAA Tournament

The madness in March Madness began before the brackets even came out.

03/11/2012

Syracuse's C.J. Fair

Selection Committee Chairman All But Declares Syracuse A No. 1 Seed

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.

03/07/2012

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Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

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.

WFAN–02/24/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates during their 69-62 win over the Louisville Cardinals at Rupp Arena. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

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.

WFAN–01/02/2012

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