Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
Last night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school’s fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
Pete Strickland joined Vinny and Rob to talk some NCAA hoops.
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.
Len Elmore joined Ken and Steve to talk about the NCAA Tournament.
Kentucky coach John Calipari says he’ll be looking for a working rotation in the season opener against Maryland on Friday night.
Kevin Cowherd thinks the Orioles are looking at no better than a 5th place finish in the division. He predicts 65 wins this season.
All of the buzz leading up to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship match-up is how people seem to hate John Calipari. My mom, who knows nothing about sports knows that she doesn’t even like him.
I think the coaches ought to be rewarded for their parts in going out to find the right players to fit their programs and motivating those young men to achieve one common goal.