Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional final.
Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed, watch a pair of Wildcats’ fans hold a dance-off A Red Wing pick up his pearly whites,and Joakim Noah get spooked. Who does it might surprise you.
Kansas State and Kansas tied for the regular-season Big 12 title, but that doesn’t mean they feel very good about themselves entering the league tournament.
The Wildcats have annually landed the nation’s top recruits since Calipari’s arrival in 2009 and it looks like their 2013 class could be the best in college basketball history.
We’re hearing that Kentucky’s starting five will be Ryan Harrow, Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress, Kyle Wiltjer, and Nerlens Noel.
Bruce Weber must feel like he’s experiencing déjà vu.
Anthony Crater scored on a driving layup with 5.1 seconds remaining, allowing South Florida to stun 10th-seeded Villanova 70-69 in the Big East tournament.
Villanova says the Big East has informed the school it wants to add its football program to the conference. The Wildcats compete in the Big East in all other varsity sports except football.