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Four perennial college basketball powerhouses descend on the Big Easy this weekend in search of the big prize. Kentucky, Ohio State, Kansas and Louisville have combined for 49 Final Four appearances between them and all have their eyes on the national championship prize. Each team is capable of reaching its goal. Of course, only one will. Which team will that be? We’ll get to that but let’s first tackle the national semis and set up which teams will play for all the gumbo in Nawlins on Monday…
Jones, Teague, Kidd-Gilchrist and Davis are a poised, formidable young foursome that will give Louisville fits.
(1) Kentucky vs. (4) Louisville: Outside of Duke-North Carolina, there is probably no greater rivalry in college basketball than Kentucky-Louisville. This is an in-state grudge match of epic proportions. But there’s really only one epic team here.
The Wildcats are the bigger team, the deeper team and the most talented team. What’s most surprising is Kentucky get...
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Anthony Davis is a fun-loving teenager who has swatted away and dunked enough basketballs to become the most dominant player in the college ranks.
And that's just in one season at Kentucky.
By most accounts he would be the No. 1 pick in this year's NBA draft if he leaves school.
His steady play and calm demeanor makes it easy to forget he just turned 19 on March 11.
1.Anthony Davis (Kentucky) – Davis will be the Player, Freshman, and Defensive Player of the Year. He is clearly the best player in the nation. Just look what he is doing in the NCAA tournament. Davis is averaging 14.5 points, 11 rebounds, 4.5 blocks, and 2.7 assists. His skill for his size separates him from only players.
2.Jared Sullinger (Ohio State) – Sullinger...
The Wildcats, to anyone who owns two eyes and the least smidgeon of basketball knowledge, clearly stand out as the best team in the country this season. Period. As Big Blue Nation descends upon the city of New Orleans in a tidal wave of blue shirts and high hopes, the Cats almost have the championship in the bag. Almost.
Twice this year, though, this super team, this unbeatable force...
For the past couple of weeks, we have had different people give their opinion on just how good the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team is. They are wonderfully talented, and seem to be in control of their own destiny heading into the Final Four this Saturday after only losing 2 games this season. Anthony Davis seems to be the surefire #1 pick in this years draft, while Michael Kidd...
The Kentucky Wildcats have looked unbeatable in their run to the final four. As well as they are playing I don’t know if some of the bad NBA teams could beat them. There is really no weakness to their game right now. Guards Marquis Teague and Doron Lamb are playing their best basketball of the season. Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd Gilchrist could be the first...
The Hoosiers cut Kentucky’s lead to just five points with 5:14 to go in their 102-90 loss on Friday night. But that’s as close as they would get as the Wildcats outscored Indiana 20-13 the rest of the way out.
A look at how the Hoosiers cut the deficit – and how it was lost – in this season’s final edition of Film Session.
1) Off a baseline inbounds, Jordan Hulls is...
CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein is reporting Syracuse recruit Nerlens Noel will “ultimately wind up in Lexington.” Recently, The Fizz dissected the New York Times’ piece on the shady characters around Noel. It’s not an indictment of the high school big man himself, but instead the questionable “handlers” many high-profile basketball recruits find themselves fending off. Rothstein...
How Kentucky would fare against an NBA team has been a popular topic of debate this week. The Wildcats are in the Final Four and favored to win the national championship in the coming days. They have at least four players expected to make it in the NBA, including forward Anthony Davis, who is expected to be the top overall pick.
Charles Barkley, seeming to exaggerate how good...