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Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns, center, handles the ball against Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky, right, during the second half of the national semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kallas: Kentucky Lost Because Towns Was Ignored During Crunch Time

It certainly wasn’t a total shock that Wisconsin was able to beat Kentucky the national semifinals on Saturday. But, an upset? Absolutely.

04/06/2015

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats addresses the media during a press conference before the 2015 NCAA Men's Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 2, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kentucky plays Wisconsin on Saturday, April 4th. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kentucky Coach John Calipari Citing More Numbers Than ‘1-And-Done’

Here are the numbers. John Calipari doesn’t care if you want to hear them or not.

04/03/2015

Fans of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights swarm the court after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 67-62 at the Rutgers Athletic Center on January 11, 2015 in Piscataway, NJ. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Mack Scores 21, Jack Adds 20 As Rutgers Shocks No. 4 Wisconsin

For a couple of seconds after a stunning 67-62 win over No. 4 Wisconsin on Sunday, Jordan felt the emotions of all the losses over the past two seasons, hearing the many boos and naysayers.

01/12/2015

Duje Dukan #13 of the Wisconsin Badgers. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Rallies To Top Georgetown 68-65 In Bahamas

Duje Dukan thought he had created a turnover with a held ball. The referees said he was guilty of a foul instead. And it sparked No. 2 Wisconsin into finding a way to survive its first test this season.

11/27/2014

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

Traevon Jackson of the Wisconsin Badgers drives on Aaron Gordon of the Arizona Wildcats in the second half during the West Regional Final. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Beats Arizona 64-63 In OT In West Region

Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona to advance to the Final Four.

03/29/2014

Sam Dekker of the Wisconsin Badgers dunks the ball as Isaiah Austin of the Baylor Bears looks on in the second half during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Routs Baylor 69-52 To Reach West Final

Ben Brust hit three 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the second-seeded Badgers who jumped to a 14-point lead in the first half and never let up on the overmatched Bears.

03/27/2014

Mike Bruesewitz #31 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts after losing, 57-46, to the Ole Miss Rebels during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Ole Miss Stuns Wisconsin, Wins First NCAA Tournament Game Since 2002

Marshall Henderson shook out of a shooting slump and scored 17 points in the second half, leading 12th-seeded Mississippi past No. 5 Wisconsin, 57-46, on Friday, giving the Rebels their first NCAA Tournament win since 2002.

03/22/2013

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Syracuse Survives Gutsy Wisconsin, Moves On To Elite 8

C.J. Fair broke out of a scoring slump with 15 points and top-seeded Syracuse held on for a 64-63 victory over fourth-seeded Wisconsin on Thursday night in the East Regional semifinals.

WFAN–03/22/2012

Angel Rodriguez #13 of the Kansas State Wildcats drives in the second half against Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Syracuse Orange during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 17, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Defense The Key In Syracuse – Wisconsin Matchup

Defense will be the key when top-seeded Syracuse faces fourth-seeded Wisconsin in the East Regional semifinals on Thursday night. It’s just going to be which style will prevail.

03/22/2012

Scoop Jardine and Brandon Triche of the Syracuse Orange celebrate a play with teammates against the Kansas State Wildcats during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Consol Energy Center on March 17, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Syracuse Advances Past Kansas State, Into ‘Sweet Sixteen’

Scoop Jardine’s 16 points helped lead the #1 seed Syracuse defeat the Kansas State Wildcats, 75-59. The Orange advance onto Sweet Sixteen.

WFAN–03/17/2012

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

Rose Bowl | Fiesta Bowl

Casey’s Call: January 2nd Bowl Picks

When the bowl schedule came out I immediately marked January 2nd on my calendar. Does that make me a loser? Probably. But the fact remains that this is by far the single best day of the bowl season.

01/01/2012

Derek Stepan (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Derek Stepan Unfazed By Broadway’s Bright Lights

Derek Stepan has dealt with high expectations with ease. His prep school coach, Tom Ward joined Hartnett to discuss Derek’s exciting progress with the Rangers.

WFAN–12/13/2011

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Casey’s Call: Week 14 College Football Preview

The SEC Championship game is the granddaddy of all conference title games. LSU-Georgia sounds great on paper and I’m sure it’ll be competitive (for at least the first half). But there’s no denying a layer of drama has been taken off this matchup.

12/02/2011

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