The Kentucky Wildcats are the overall number one seed in the men’s NCAA basketball tournament and will open play this week at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville. UK ‘s first-round game is Thursday against the winner of Tuesday’s Western Kentucky/Mississippi Valley State play-in game. The Louisville Cards are a number four seed in the […]
The men’s college basketball regular season is over and conference tournaments are underway this week. The Louisville Cardinals open play tonight (Wed) in the Big East Tournament in New York City. The seventh-seeded Cards take on number ten seed Seton Hall at 7:00pm. The winner of tonight’s game will take on second-seeded Marquette tomorrow evening. […]
The University of Louisville has hired ousted Yum Center general manager Ted Nicholson to oversee the three days of men’s NCAA tournament basketball games to be played at the facility in mid-March. Nicholson was fired as the arena’s general manager by Kentucky State Fair Board President Harold Workman this week for undisclosed reasons. The firing […]
Connecticut will face Butler Monday night for the national title. Butler defeated VCU 70-62 in the other Final Four game. UK finishes its season with a 29-9 record.
After the Wildcats won the title in 1996, several celebrants overturned a television news van. Police say video evidence proved essential in prosecuting the offenders. They’re asking people who observe out of control, or dangerous behavior, to take pictures with their cellphones and share the images with authorities.
The Wildcats and Huskies will tip off shortly before 9:00pm Saturday. Connecticut won their last meeting in November at the Maui Invitational, 84-67.
Brandon Knight scored 22 points and DeAndre Liggins hit a key three-pointer late in the game to lead UK to its first national semifinal appearance since 1998.
Kentucky will take on North Carolina Sunday for a chance to advance to the Final Four. The teams will play in the East Regional final in Newark, New Jersey.
Louisville takes on Gonzaga Saturday in a regional semifinal Saturday in Spokane, Washington, Tipoff is at 9:00pm Eastern time. In the men’s NCAA Division II tournament in Springfield, Massachusetts, Bellarmine returns to action at noon Wednesday, taking on Midwestern State.
Ohio State defeated George Mason 98-66 Sunday to advance to the Sweet 16. The Buckeyes are the tournament’s overall number one seed. Kentucky, a number four seed, advanced Saturday with a 71-63 victory over West Virginia.