John Calipari finally has his National Championship. Calipari’s Kentucky Wildcats stormed out to a big lead early and then held on late to defeat Kansas 67-59 Monday night. Kentucky was led by Anthony Davis’ all-around effort. Davis struggled offensively scoring only 6 points but had 16 rebounds, 5 assists, 6 blocks, and 3 steals. Davis… Read More Kentucky Hangs On to Win 2012 National Title
The Kansas Jayhawks will be rocking into the National Championship on Monday night. After trailing for much of the game the Jayhawks fought back late to defeat the Ohio State Buckeyes 64-62. To no surprise Thomas Robinson led Kansas with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Glue-guy Travis Releford came up large with 15 points and… Read More 2012 Final Four: Kansas Rocks Ohio State to Advance to Championship Game
The Kentucky Wildcats are one win away from a National Championship! In the first Final Four game Kentucky withstood several Louisville rallies to take down their in-state rivals 69-61 and advance to Monday’s title game. National Player of the Year Anthony Davis led the cats with 18 points and 14 rebounds. Darius Miller added 13… Read More 2012 Final Four: Cats Top Cards to Advance to Title Game
Bill Shelf and his Kansas Jayhwaks are heading to New Orleans for the Final 4 as they pulled away late to defeat the North Carolina Tar Heels 80-67. Senior guard Tyshawn finally put together his best game of the tournament with 22 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists. Thomas Robinson added 18 points and 9… Read More Jayhawks Rocking their Way to Final 4
John Calipari has his boys back in the Final 4 as his Kentucky Wildcats dominated the Baylor Bears Saturday 82-70. Kentucky got out to a big lead early and never looked back. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist led the Wildcats with 19 points and Anthony Davis added 18 points. Kentucky will play Louisville in one of National Semifinal… Read More Kentucky Claws Baylor to Advance to the Final 4
The Ohio State Buckeyes are heading to the Final 4 after knocking off the 1 seed Syracuse Orangemen 77-70. Ohio State overcame Jared Sullinger’s early foul trouble to squeeze the Orange. Sullinger led the Buckeyes with 19 points while Lenzelle Smith Jr. dropped in 18 points to lead Ohio State to victory.
Rick Pitino has his Louisville Cardinals back in the Final 4 as they knocked out the Florida Gators 72-68 Saturday. After trailing for much of the game, Louisville rallied from a 11-point deficit in the final eight minutes. Russ Smith led Louisville with 19 points and Chane Behanan added 17 points.
East (1) Syracuse vs. (2) Ohio State Midwest (1) North Carolina vs. (2) Kansas South (1)Kentucky vs. (3) Baylor West (4) Louisville vs. (7) Florida
Austin Rivers, Duke freshman guard and son of Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers says he will declare for the NBA Draft. Austin will save signing with a agent and forfeit his three remaining years of eligibility. As of now, Rivers is widely regarded as a sure fire lottery pick. Rivers led Duke in scoring… Read More Rivers Parting
South (1) Kentucky vs. (4) Indiana (3) Baylor vs. (10) Xavier West (1) Michigan State vs. (4) Louisville (3) Marquette vs. (7) Florida East (1) Syracuse vs. (4) Wisconsin (2) Ohio State vs. (6) Cincinnati Midwest (1) North Carolina vs. (13) Ohio (2) Kansas vs. (11) NC State
For the first time in tournament history two 15 seeds knocked off 2 seeds. Before yesterday a 15 seed had beaten a 2 seed only four times in NCAA Tournament history. Yesterday, in a matter of hours Norfolk State and Lehigh each accomplished the fete. Norfolk State relied heavily on the post game of Kyle… Read More Sweet 15
SOUTH Second round 1 Kentucky over 16 Western Kentucky 9 Connecticut over 8 Iowa State 5 Wichita State over 12 VCU 4 Indiana over 13 New Mexico State 6 UNLV over 11 Colorado 3 Baylor over 14 South Dakota State 10 Xavier over 7 Notre Dame 2 Duke over 15 Lehigh Third round 1 Kentucky… Read More KAT 2012 NCAA Tournament Picks