Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.
Most pundits expected Louisville to be in the national championship game, but no one expected Luke Hancock to play an important role.
Rick Pitino, who will coach Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night, is among seven people elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Tonight, the No. 1 overall seed takes on a team once ranked No. 1 and now playing its best basketball. On one side is Louisville, the favorite when the field was announced, trying to keep the national championship trophy in the state of Kentucky.
It ended the only way it could have ended after this postseason run, with one of baseball’s oldest franchises planting its flag as baseball’s newest measuring stick.
Full disclosure: I am a Giants fan. It’s a lifetime deal; I have as much Johnnie LeMaster and Frank Linzy in my DNA as I do Pablo Sandoval and Sergio Romo. I have the ticket stubs, season-ticket invoices, blankets and Croix de Candlestick to prove my oft-misplaced loyalty.
Bay Area native, Andre Ward knocked out Chad Dawson with his 3rd knockdown punch of the night in the 10th round to defend his super middleweight titles…
The Penn State volleyball team might not have been as dominant from start to finish as the previous three editions, but that didn’t matter in the end.
A New York newspaper has launched a campaign aimed at persuading the San Francisco Giants to bring their 2010 World Series trophy to the city where the team was born.