College basketball’s championship trophy is headed back to the Bluegrass State. For the first time in 14 years, it’s Big Blue that can lay claim to being the final team standing in the Big Dance, as the Wildcats completed a 38 win season with an impressive win over a wily Kansas team that scratched and clawed, but ultimately fell short.
Kentucky, led by a team of freshman and sophomores, proved the critics wrong, playing with great poise, unselfishness, and chemistry rare of such a young team. And young Kentucky was, the 5th youngest in the nation.
For Anthony Davis, the Final Four M.O.P. it was another dominant performance despite just 1 basket. Kentucky played intense defense, ran the court beautifully, and hit key 3s and clutch foul shots late to salt away the 8th National title in school history (second to UCLA).
Where does this Kentucky team rank amongst college basketball’s best? How would you rate the game and what did you make of John Calipari’s post-game comments?
Anthony Davis did everything but score.
He didn't need to.
The player of the year was simply sublime in Kentucky's 67-59 victory over Kansas on Monday night that gave the Wildcats their eighth national title. His presence in the lane forced Kansas to back off and look for other options, none of which were very good. When the Jayhawks did venture inside, he made them pay...
Oh you crazed Kentucky fans, are there no limits to your obsessive fandom? If you’re not fighting with Louisville fans at a dialysis clinic, you’re decorating your pets in a Wildcats motif by drawing Anthony Davis’ now famous unibrow onto your cat’s forehead, in what can only be described as an act of extremely mild animal cruelty. Yes, cruelty. Even members of the...
Anthony Davis took a finger to the eye in the national championship game between the Kansas Jayhawks and the Kentucky Wildcats. The eye didn’t prevent Kentucky or Davis from rolling. A Kansas cheerleader flexed her muscles and looked like Anna Watson from Georgia. It looks like couches and maybe houses will burn in Lexington, Kentucky tonight if things keep up. JUMP!
The spread on Kentucky has climbed to 7 points at some sportsbooks and the betting public continues to back the Wildcats ahead of their battle with Kansas Monday night.
The college basketball national final won't be much of a battle if oddsmakers are right. And it could be a great day for bettors if Kentucky covers the spread.
"The line opened at -6 but it's up to -7...
No matter where Anthony Davis and his buddies go to make their millions, their ol' Kentucky home will long remember this championship season.
The Wildcats hit the jackpot with their lottery picks Monday night, ignoring Davis' bad shooting night and parlaying a roster full of NBA talent into a 67-59 victory over Kansas for the team's eighth national title - and its first...
NEW ORLEANS -- No matter where Anthony Davis and his buddies go to make their millions, their ol' Kentucky home will long remember this championship season. The Wildcats hit the jackpot with their lottery picks Monday night, ignoring Davis's bad shooting night and parlaying a roster full of NBA talent into a 67-59 victory over Kansas for the team's eighth national title...
Below I rank the best players from both Kansas and Kentucky. I actually ranked the top 11 players because Darius Miller is just like another starter. Check out the list below.
1.Anthony Davis (Kentucky) – Davis is not only the best freshman in the country he is also the best overall player and defensive player as well. Just look what he is doing in the NCAA tournament...
-The star for the Wildcats was once again Anthony Davis. Just like Kentucky is clearly the best team in the country Davis is clearly the best player in the nation. All the freshman did against Louisville was finish with 18 points, bring down 14 rebounds, and block 5 shots. He was 7 of 8 shooting from the field. Two of those field...
Kentucky vs. Kansas
Kentucky is playing lights out right now they are clearly the best team in the country. I don’t know if some of the bad NBA teams could beat them right now. The star for the Wildcats is once again Anthony Davis. Just like Kentucky is clearly the best team in the country Davis is clearly the best player in the nation. All the freshman did against...
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