NEW ORLEANS - Well, this matchup is going to look familiar. John Calipari and his Kentucky juggernaut will face Kansas for the national championship on Monday night. That would be the same school that beat Memphis in overtime for the NCAA title in 2008, back when Calipari was coaching the Tigers. It also would be the same Kansas team that the Wildcats beat back in November. "We're worried about us playing at our ...
NEW ORLEANS - Louisville coach Rick Pitino is taking a stance that will probably make some Cardinals fans cringe: He's backing Kentucky in the NCAA championship game against Kansas.
NEW ORLEANS - The highlight packages will be full of Anthony Davis' one-handed jam off an alley-oop pass and a couple of his hook shots - including one with his non-shooting hand - but what got Kentucky to its 11th national championship game was defense.
NEW ORLEANS - Same story, new night for Kansas. The team that's been teetering on the edge of the tournament since before it even began is now one of the last two left.
NEW ORLEANS - Ohio State's starters could have used some help in the 64-62 loss to Kansas on Saturday night.
NEW ORLEANS - Kentucky owns the Bluegrass State. Now it can concentrate on the rest of the country
NEW ORLEANS - Thomas Robinson and Jeff Withey are ready to tackle Ohio State star Jared Sullinger.
Kentucky guard Doron Lamb loves it. Kansas counterpart Tyshawn Taylor isn't so sure. In the cavernous Superdome in New Orleans, everyone has a different idea how shots will fall against a big backdrop that'll hold more than 74,000 fans and a raised floor smack in the middle of the venue. Lamb's support of the venue doesn't come necessarily from shooting. Kentucky shot 50.5 percent in the Georgia Dome during the South Regional semifinals and finals, ...
NEW ORLEANS - The question has been dressed in different ways, asked by countless people in every situation imaginable: Is this the best coaching job of Kansas coach Bill Self's career?
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Anthony Davis walked back into Kentucky's hotel in Atlanta at the South Regional when a young girl approached.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - This Bluegrass State rivalry runs deep, and the divide is wide. Just 70 miles apart, Lexington and Louisville are worlds apart when it comes to college basketball. Come Saturday when the Cardinals and Wildcats meet at the Final Four in New Orleans, a berth in the national title game is just the beginning. Here, the game is likened to a civil war. Pick a side: Wildcats or Cardinals. Rupp's Runts or the ...
Ohio State coach Thad Matta has already cashed in on the Buckeyes' trip to the Final Four.
SOUTH REGION CHAMPION Kentucky Lexington, 36-2. Nickname: Wildcats. Coach: John Calipari. Conference: Southeastern. Bid: At large. Region: South. Seed: No. 1. Tournament Record: 111-47, 54 years. Last appearance: 2011. Scoring: Team (77.9); Anthony Davis 14.3; Doron Lamb 13.6; Terrence Jones 12.6; Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 12.0; Marquis Teague 10.0; Darius Miller 10.0. Rebounds: Team (38.9); Anthony Davis 10.1; Michael Kidd-Gilchrist 7.6; Terrence Jones 7.2. Assists/Turnovers: Team (13.4/11.3); Marquis Teague 4.8/2.8; Darius Miller 2.2/1.4. 3-pointers: Team (.378); Doron ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Spring football practice began Wednesday as Ohio State's basketball team prepared for its second trip to the Final Four in the last six years.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Before Chane Behanan could carry Louisville to the Final Four, he had to put down some other baggage.