Here are three things we gleaned from Kentucky's 78-76 victory over top-seeded and previously undefeated Wichita State -- an epic Round of 32 clash that truly had the feel of a regional final.
What better way to characterize a classic game, with Kentucky (54 percent) and Wichita State (55 percent) both posting stellar shooting averages in St. Louis:
1. Kentucky played the more complete game ... and was rewarded in the end
It's scary how good the young Wildcats can be when everyone is sharing the ball on offense and the defense exhibits sustainable intensity on nearly every possession.
That's how Kentucky handled things on Sunday, earning perhaps the program's most storied "upset" in NCAA tournament history. Think about that for a second.
Take Wichita State's last possession, for example: Coach Gregg Marshall had the luxury of two full timeouts to design a final Shockers play that required only two points in 3.2 seconds.
And yet, WSU never really threatened to score, with guard Fred...