Last night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school’s fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
Tennessee’s overtime win over Iowa in the First Four last night put all three of the SEC’s NCAA tournament teams into the Round of 64. However, the SEC won more First Four games than BCS Bowls this year. Even though SEC fans “don’t care” about basketball, they sure as hell seem to care if they’re winning.
Jay Bilas joined Yarbs and Killer to discuss the college basketball games last night and who is the front runner to cut down the nets this year. Jabari Parker vs Andrew Wiggins and how good is Julius Randle?