Found March 17, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
This season, Kentucky is headlining another tournament. The Wildcats, last season's national champion, will have to settle for trying to win the NIT. The Wildcats aren't the only SEC team snubbed by the NCAA tournament selection committee. Alabama and Tennessee also missed the cut, marking the first time in 39 years that the Wildcats, Crimson Tide and Volunteers were left out of the same NCAA tournament. The Wildcats (21-11) and Crimson Tide (21-12) are No. 1 seeds in the NIT, along with Southern Mississippi and Virginia. Florida State, a No. 4 seed, will face Louisiana Tech on Tuesday, and Saint Joseph's will host St. John's in an intriguing matchup in Philadelphia. The Wildcats, who struggled to live up to lofty preseason expectations, went 4-4 in their final eight games without freshman star Nerlens Noel, who had his season ended early with a knee injury that required surgery. Kentucky, which played in the last two Final Fours under fourth-year coach John ...
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