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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

RaShawn Stores of the Manhattan Jaspers reacts after being eliminated by the Louisville Cardinals during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at Amway Center on March 20, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Manhattan’s Masiello After Near Upset: ‘I’m Proud To Coach These Men’

The 13th-seeded Jaspers looked entirely capable of pulling off the biggest upset on the first full day of the NCAA tournament. Until Louisville’s two most reliable players took over.

03/21/2014

Head coach Gregg Marshall (C) of the Wichita State Shockers watches his team cut down the nets after beating the Drake Bulldogs to win the Missouri Valley Conference on February 22, 2014 at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita State won 83-54. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Kallas: Why Did Wichita St. And Louisville Get Jobbed?; Final Four Picks

Despite the alleged modern-day transparency, some decisions boggle the mind. You have to wonder whether things coaches say have any effect on seeds and matchups.

03/20/2014

Rick Pitino (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images), Steve Masiello (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Louisville’s Pitino Blasts NCAA For Manhattan Matchup

Louisville coach Rick Pitino had no problem with his team’s NCAA Tournament seeding. It was the pairing that drew his ire.

03/20/2014

Rutgers QB Gary Nova plays in a game earlier this season.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Late Interceptions Plague Rutgers In 24-10 Loss To Louisville

10/11/2013

Gary Nova (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rutgers, Louisville Rivalry Coming To End; Can The Scarlet Knights Win?

Before their rivalry comes to an end, the schools square off Thursday night in their lone meeting as American Athletic Conference members.

10/10/2013

Kevin Ware (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Kevin Ware Dunks Just Months After Grisly Injury

Ware vowed to return this year from a gruesome leg fracture suffered during the NCAA Tournament. So far, so good.

09/17/2013

Doug McDermott (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And More

It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.

07/08/2013

Black Onyx trains on the track in preparation for the 2013 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Black Onyx Scratched From 139th Kentucky Derby

Black Onyx has been scratched from the 139th Kentucky Derby. The field is now down to 19.

05/04/2013

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino with his new tattoo (Credit: Twitter/ @KKcards)

Rick Pitino Stays True To Word, Gets Tattoo On Back In Honor Of NCAA Title

In an effort to motivate his team and lift its spirits, the legendary coach promised his players in February that if they won the national championship, he would get a tattoo. He stayed true to his word.

04/26/2013

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Louisville Cardinals during the 2013 NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at New Orleans Arena on April 9, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

UConn Women Capture 8th National Championship With Rout Of Louisville

Geno Auriemma has been chasing Pat Summitt since he started coaching. Now with his eighth national championship, he has finally caught her. It might not be long before Auriemma stands alone with freshman Breanna Stewart leading the way.

04/10/2013

Louisville’s Chane Behanan attempts a shot in the second half against Michigan’s Mitch McGary during the 2013 NCAA national championship game at the Georgia Dome on April 8, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Louisville Holds Off Michigan, Wins Third National Championship

Rick Pitino capped the greatest week of his life with the prize he wanted most of all.

04/08/2013

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Michigan head coach John Beilein (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Louisville, Michigan Ready For NCAA Title Showdown

The matchup of Louisville and Michigan could produce a memorable NCAA title game.

04/07/2013

Chane Behanan of the Louisville Cardinals holds up five fingers for injured teammate Kevin Ware after the Cardinals defeat the Wichita State Shockers 72-68 during the 2013 NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at the Georgia Dome on April 6, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Louisville Books Place In NCAA Tournament Championship Game, Edges Wichita State

The Louisville Cardinals fought off determined Wichita State to book their place in the title game.

04/06/2013

Kevin Ware (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Injured Kevin Ware Joins Louisville Teammates On Bench

Injured Louisville star Kevin Ware joined his teammates on the bench to give them support after suffering a

04/06/2013

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