Aaron Harrison hit a 3-pointer for the go-ahead score with 39 seconds left and Julius Randle made a pair of clutch free throws to lift Kentucky to a 74-69 victory over their in-state rivals.
Billikens fall in NCAA Tourney’s round three, 66-51
This title came on the same day Rick Pitino was announced as a member of the latest Hall of Fame class.
Even with limited drama—none of the regional finals were particularly thrilling—the NCAA Tournament is a wonderful thing, the perfect blend of fairness and unpredictability.
The Louisville Cardinals put on a defensive clinic, shutting down Colorado State and dominated the Rams 82-56.