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Thoughts on a 102-90 loss to the Wildcats:
The road ends here in Atlanta, the Hoosiers running out of gas against a matured and supremely talented Kentucky squad that was just too much.
But what a way to finish, what a way to go down swinging. This game was the height of college basketball entertainment; two storied programs with top five offenses in the country putting on a show. Christian Watford hit some incredible stepbacks and played with no fear. He scored 17 in the first half and ended the contest with 27 points on 9-of-20 shooting. Cody Zeller went after Anthony Davis early and got him into foul trouble. Tonight was not a night where we’re left to wonder what could have been if Zeller got more touches. He got plenty tonight, scoring 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting. Davis has a higher ceiling, is more jaw-dropping. But Zeller is the more skilled and complete player of the two at this crossroads in their careers. They’ll meet again at the next level.
Victor Oladipo was able to ...
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Indiana coach Tom Crean along with Jordan Hulls, Christian Watford and Cody Zeller met with the media on Thursday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to preview Friday’s South regional semifinal with Kentucky. The complete transcript of that availability follows:
THE MODERATOR: We’re joined by Indiana coach Tom Crean. We’ll start with an opening statement and then open it up for...
Christian Watford barely had time to take a seat and start untying his shoes before the question came in the Georgia Dome locker room.
“There’s some talk you may be going to the next level, are you going to be back?” the Indiana junior was asked less than two minutes after returning from the press conference podium.
An affirmative that Watford, who scored a team-high 27 points...
Baylor dunked its way into the NCAA South Regional final.
Kentucky is waiting with the nation's most imposing deterrent to the Bears' hopes for another dunkfest Sunday.
Quincy Acy had four of Baylor's seven jams in a 75-70 regional semifinal win over Xavier on Friday night. The highlight was his one-handed slam over 7-footer Kenny Frease on an alley-oop pass. The play...
The top overall seed Kentucky Wildcats lost to the Indiana Hoosiers earlier this year on an iconic Christian Watford three pointer, but this video says they won’t let it happen again. We’ll see tomorrow night.
Check out this “300″ movie spoof featuring Anthony Davis as King Leonidas telling (Davis is much more articulate here than in real life) the Hoosiers that he is out...
Anthony Davis had a rather quiet night. No worries. He's got plenty of help at Kentucky.
The top-seeded Wildcats took care of the team that beat them back in early December and are off to another regional final, putting all their weapons on display in a 102-90 victory over gritty Indiana on Friday night.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 24 points and four other players were in...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 24 points and Kentucky shook off a quiet night by freshman star Anthony Davis, pulling away from Indiana in a showdown of storied programs for a 102-90 victory Friday in the South Regional semifinals.
Davis wasn't a huge factor after picking up two early fouls, but the top-seeded Wildcats (35-2) had five other players in double figures...
March Madness gave the Georgia Dome a classic.
It wasnt the traditional classic with teammates piling on top of Bryce Drew, but it was one that provided consistently high-quality, fast-paced action with storylines to spare.
And in the end, Kentucky walked away with sweet revenge. The final score read 102-90. Coach John Caliparis face read: Thank goodness we dont have to play them...
You may recall Kentucky hoops losing to Indiana earlier in the year thanks to Christian Watford’s dramatic buzzer-beater three. The Wildcats and Hoosiers happen to meet again in a huge Sweet Sixteen matchup Friday night.
The 300 inspired video is pretty cheesy, but worth a laugh. The star-studded Spartan cast includes Anthony Davis, Christian Watford, John Calipari, and of course...
It looked like Baylor was going to give Kentucky all that it could handle 4 minutes into the game with 10-5 lead following at Quincy Miller’s three-point shot, but John Calipari called a timeout and implored his players to play their game and dominate. That is exactly what the Wildcats did as they ripped off an impressive 16-0 run and did not look back the rest of the way, closing...
Whenever December’s Indiana- Kentucky game comes up, everybody talks about Christian Watford’s buzzer-beating shot.
It was the way the game ended, and it’s only natural to remember what happened last. Plus, ESPN has shown the replay of the shot countless times ever since, making it nearly impossible for anyone to forget it.
The Wildcats certainly haven’t.
“We see it a lot...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Kentucky is taking its highlight show back to the Big Easy.
With an NBA-like display from a young team filled with future pros, top-seeded Wildcats advanced to the Final Four for the second year in a row with a 82-70 blitzing of Baylor in the South Regional final on Sunday.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 19 points, Anthony Davis added 18 points and 11 rebounds, and...
I’m not really sure I know how to even adequately express the emotion I want to express, but it’s been nagging at me the last few days, and I can’t concentrate on any real work duties anyway…so I’m going to give it a try.
I can’t remember the last sporting event I wanted my team to win as badly as I want Indiana to beat Kentucky tonight. This may seem like a relatively...