Now with the UCONN Huskies bringing home their fourth National Championship in 16 years I must ask the question: Are they among the MT. Rushmore of College Basketball?
Former Duke assistant coach and current CBS Sports analyst, Chris Spatola, joined Mac and Jim to discuss T-Bone’s fandom, the Final Four, the one-and-done culture and the Duke program.
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.
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.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium — the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck.
“Bittersweet. Bittersweet. Bittersweet,” he said, over and over again.
ESPN.com’s director of basketball recruiting, Paul Biancardi, joins Mac and Jim to discuss Kentucky’s recruiting, two and through, the national title game, and impact recruits in the ACC.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Women’s basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game.
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.
Former Maryland coach, Gary Williams, joins Mac and Jim to discuss the Final Four and his Final Four memories.
The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.