Morehead State Eagles

The Kentucky Wildcats defeated West Virginia 71-63 today to advance to the Sweet 16 round of the men’s NCAA tournament.

Led by Brandon Knight’s 30 points, UK overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to eliminate the Mountaineers in an East Regional third round game in Tampa, Florida.

Kentucky will take on the winner of Sunday’s Ohio State-George Mason game in the regional semifinals in Newark, N.J on Friday.

Morehead State’s NCAA run came to an end this evening in Denver. The Eagles fell to Richmond 65-48.

In the women’s NCAA Tournament, Kentucky defeated Hampton 66-62 to advance to a second round matchup against North Carolina Monday in Albuquerque, N.M.

Louisville opens tournament play Sunday in Cincinnati, where the Cards will face Vanderbilt. Tipoff is 12:10pm.

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NCAA: Morehead State Eliminates Louisville 62-61

by Rick Howlett March 17, 2011

Number 13 seed Morehead State will take Richmond Saturday in Denver. Louisville finishes its season with a 25-10 record.

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Pitino Not Concerned About Denver’s Mile-High Altitude

by Rick Howlett March 16, 2011

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NCAA Pairings Announced; U of L To Face Morehead State

by Rick Howlett March 13, 2011

The fourth-seeded Louisville Cards and number 13 Morehead State Eagles will square off Thursday in the Southwest Region in Denver. The Kentucky Wildcats also open play Thursday. UK is seeded fourth in the East Region and will play Princeton—a 13 seed—in Tampa, Florida.

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U of L Overall Top Seed In NCAA Tournament

by Rick Howlett March 15, 2009

The Louisville Cardinals have been named the number one overall seed in the men’s NCAA basketball tournament.  The three other number one seeds are Pittsburgh, North Carolina and Connecticut. U of L will open tournament play Friday in the Midwest Regional in Dayton, taking on the winner of Tuesday’s play-in game between 16 seeds Morehead State […]

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