NCAA: Kentucky Falls To West Virginia, 73-66

By Rick Howlett

The Kentucky Wildcats have been eliminated from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

UK fell to West Virginia 73-66 Saturday night in the East Region final in Syracuse.

Kentucky finishes its first season under coach John Calipari with a 35 and 3 record.

West Virginia advances to the Final Four for the first time since 1959. The Mountaineers
will face either Duke or Baylor in the national semifinal next Saturday in Indianapolis.