Originally posted on SportsBlooded  |  Last updated 3/5/12

With the NCAA Basketball regular season in the books, it’s time to take a look back at the highlights from this past year. As their 30-1 records show, Kentucky and Syracuse played heads and shoulders above the rest of the teams during the regular season. No matter what happens in their conference tournaments, they have secured #1 seeds in the 2012 March Madness Tournament.

Leading Kentucky to their 30-1 record was freshman phenom Anthony Davis. Davis averaged 14.4 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.7 blocks per game. He plays well on both sides of the court and will lead Kentucky deep into the tournament this year. Syracuse set a regular season conference record this year by winning 17 games and going 17-1 in their conference. Like Kentucky, Syracuse is packed with talent but the leader this year was definitely senior forward Kris Joseph. In his forth year with Kentucky, Joseph averaged 14.1 points and 5 rebounds per game.

For a complete wrap-up of this year’s regular season, check out Jason King‘s article on ESPN.com here.

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