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Sam Dekker’s Twitter Background Is A Photo Of Kentucky Celebrating

Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker apparently hasn’t forgot about last year’s Final Four loss to Kentucky. Dekker, who scored a career-high 27 points in Wisconsin’s Elite 8 win over Arizona, has himself an interesting photo for his Twitter background.    That would be an image of the Kentucky team celebrating last year’s win over the Badgers after […] The post Sam Dekker’s Twitter...
Via Diehardsport
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Players Pretended To Be Media Members At Frank Kaminsky’s Press Conference

Wisconsin senior big man Frank Kaminsky was presented with the Oscar Robertson Trophy this morning as the United States Basketball Writers Association’s top college player. He received the honor during a press conference at the Final Four in Indianapolis.  Seated among the small group of reporters covering the event were Kaminsky’s teammates, and two of them decided to get in...
Via College Spun
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA Final Four: Kentucky vs. Wisconsin Expert Picks, Odds, Analysis and Predictions

The Kentucky Wildcats and Wisconsin Badgers are back in the Final Four, and for a second straight year, will face each other in the National Semifinal.  The game will tip off around 8:50 p.m. ET on TBS following the first semifinal game between Michigan State and Duke. While the first game will be an intriguing […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

USA Today goes all “white boy” on Wisconsin Badgers on Eve of Final Four

At some point this was likely to come…you know, Wisconsin Badgers basketball is just a bunch of “white boys” playing a “black man’s” game. Well, congratulations USA Today and Josh Peter…you went there. Except, what exactly is your point? Surely it can’t be that college basketball is a black’s only game, right? That would be as bigoted and racist as the game was...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Wisconsin Badgers Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Kentucky Wildcats vs. Wisconsin Badgers.
Via Gamedayr
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminsky A Top NBA Prospect? Why?

IG/samdek15 The players on Duke and Kentucky are currently getting most of the attention as far as the NBA Draft goes. Big men Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns are both contenders to be the top overall pick. Of course, it was not Okafor or Towns, but Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky that has been taking home the prestigious player of the year awards. Is Kaminsky a top prospect...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker A Top NBA Prospect? Why?

Twitter/@marchmadness The NCAA Tournament can be a great boon for players’ draft stock, and right now, no one is soaring higher than Wisconsin’s Sam Dekker. In CBS Sports’ mock drafts, which were last updated during the regular season, Dekker was projected to go between 20th and 27th. More recent mock drafts are far more favorable towards Dekker. NBADraft.net has the athletic...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jahlil Okafor’s Dad Reportedly Chastising Media For Lack Of POY Votes His Son Received

Duke men’s basketball team and its fans have a lot to celebrate tonight.  The No. 1-seeded Blue Devils demolished No. 7 seed Michigan State in the Final Four, 81-61, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Coach K’s team will face either Kentucky or Wisconsin in the national championship game Monday evening.  Jahlil Okafor’s father, Chukwudi Okafor, is using the win as an...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles hits Josh Gasser in face, avoids foul call (Video)

Trey Lyles hit Josh Gasser in the face late in the Kentucky-Wisconsin Final Four game Saturday, but he avoided any sort of penalty. The contact occurred after a missed Kentucky shot with 5:30 left. Lyles slapped Gasser in the face, who appeared to do some acting as he went down. The officials conferred but decided...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Trey Lyles Clocks Josh Gasser In The Face, No Call

Kentucky and Wisconsin are locked in a tremendous battle right now, with the Wildcats holding a slim lead heading into the final minutes. It appeared Wisconsin was about to get a critical break when officials reviewed what looked like a slap to the face administered by Kentucky’s Trey Lyles to Wisconsin’s Josh Gasser.  However, after the refs convened, they ruled it wasn’t...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Final Four highlights: Kentucky vs Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Badgers have done it! They knocked off the previously undefeated Kentucky Wildcats and are headed to the National Championship Game. We captured many of the highlights of the game through our vine and twitter accounts so here’s the collection of highlights that we captured…   Andrew Harrison rips a three to start the game #FinalFour https://t.co/Wt12rW2Xdz ...
Via The Student Section
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Final Four highlights: Kentucky vs Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Badgers have done it! They knocked off the previously undefeated Kentucky Wildcats and are headed to the National Championship Game. We captured many of the highlights of the game through our vine and twitter accounts so here’s the collection of highlights that we captured…   Andrew Harrison rips a three to start the game #FinalFour https://t.co/Wt12rW2Xdz ...
Via Bloguin Best
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Frank Kaminsky And Teammates Did Lots Of Awkward Jumping In Their Post-Game Celebration

Wisconsin just shocked the college basketball world with its 71-64 win over undefeated Kentucky. The Badgers will face Duke for the national championship on Monday night.  While the Badgers’ prowess on the court is undeniable, their dance moves could still use some work. Here’s some footage of the post-game locker room celebration, which features a lot of awkward jumping. ...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Ends Kentucky’s Perfect Season With 71-64 Win In Final Four

Kentucky will have to settle for 38-1. Wisconsin stunned the Wildcats in their Final Four matchup Saturday, ending their perfect season with a 71-64 win in one of the most exciting games of the NCAA Tournament thus far. Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker was the hero, as he hit a 3-pointer with 1:44 to go then drew a charge at the other end to give the Badgers a...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Trey Lyles Slaps Wisconsin Player In Face; No Foul Called (Video)

Saturday night’s Final Four matchup between Kentucky and Wisconsin had everything you could ask for: Back-and-forth play, highlight-reel dunks and a slap to the face. But yeah, about that last part. Things got a little chippy in the second half of the NCAA Tournament national semifinal when Wildcats big man Trey Lyles, in an apparent attempt to “box out” Badgers guard Josh...
Via NESN.com
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky’s Andrew Harrison Appears To Say “F— That N—-” During Question Asked About Frank Kaminsky

In a post-game press conference following Kentucky’s 71-64 loss to Wisconsin in the Final Four, Wildcats’ sophomore guard Andrew Harrison appeared to say some very bad things when a question was asked about Wisconsin’s Frank Kaminisky.  A reporter from USA Today asked Kentucky freshman forward Karl Anthony-Towns what makes Kamisky, who scored 20 points, so tough to guard...
Via College Spun
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin Badgers Celebrate in Locker Room With Birthday Jump Around for Frank Kaminsky

Frank Kaminsky will never forget his 22nd birthday (yes, April 4th is his birthday). The Wisconsin forward led his team to a upset win over the Kentucky Wildcats, 71-64, to earn the right to play Duke for the national championship on Monday. He had a heck of a game too with 20 points and 11 rebounds.Rather than just sing the traditional happy birthday song to him in the locker room...
Via FatManWriting
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UK’s Andrew Harrison Mutters Expletives At Frank Kaminsky During News Conference

If we can learn anything from this season’s NCAA Tournament, it should be to watch what you say near a microphone. Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes was “caught” complimenting a woman during a news conference earlier in the tournament, but that was light-hearted. Saturday night, a hot mic caught University of Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison say something much...
Via NESN.com
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky's Andrew Harrison Apologizes for Obscene Remark Caught on Hot Mic

Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison apologized for obscene language directed toward Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky caught on a live microphone during...
Via Athlon Sports
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Devin Booker thinks refs are always against Kentucky

Wether it was in the favor of Wisconsin or Kentucky, there were a lot of questionable calls by the refs during Saturday’s Final Four game in Indianapolis (the bucket for Wisconsin with zero seconds on the shot-clock & Trey Lyles smacking Josh Gasser in the face and not getting a flagrant). When asked about the officials following the game, freshman […] The post Devin...
Via Diehardsport
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Harrison Apologizes To Frank Kaminksy For Racial Slur

Andrew Harrison apologized to Frank Kaminsky for a racial slur he used toward the Wisconsin Badger in the post-game press conference.
Via Gamedayr
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Twitter Mob, Examined: Wisconsin-Kentucky Was Pretty, The Aftermath Was Not

The Wisconsin Badgers beat the Kentucky Wildcats in a wildly entertaining Final Four game. End column… or not. Despite the game itself being as pretty and fun a semifinal as anyone could ask for, the Internet predictably became an ugly place immediately after it was over. We have been down this road before, too — the road traveled by members of one tribe when they take to Twitter...
Via The Student Section
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

As Frank Kaminsky Enters The National Spotlight, Allow Him To Be Seen As A College Player For One More Night

Frank Kaminsky is pretty good at the basketball. Most of us already knew that. His footwoork under the basket, his ability to shoot from distance, and his ability to be clutch have helped make other people realize that over the course of a full season. Doing so in a Final Four game against previously unbeaten Kentucky has won the respect of those who hadn’t previously known just...
Via The Student Section
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

As Frank Kaminsky Enters The National Spotlight, Allow Him To Be Seen As A College Player For One More Night

Frank Kaminsky is pretty good at the basketball. Most of us already knew that. His footwoork under the basket, his ability to shoot from distance, and his ability to be clutch have helped make other people realize that over the course of a full season. Doing so in a Final Four game against previously unbeaten Kentucky has won the respect of those who hadn’t previously known just...
Via Bloguin Best
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Kaminsky on Andrew Harrison comments: Situation is defused

Andrew Harrison’s negative reaction towards Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky went viral after the Badgers’ 71-64 win over Kentucky Saturday, but less than 24 hours later, Kaminsky says the situation has been defused. Harrison was caught by a microphone after the game saying under his breath, “F— that n—-,” in response to a question about the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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