Lonzo Ball simply states that the Bruins lost to a great Wildcats team and compliments De'Aaron Fox's 39-point performance. When asked, Ball says this was his final game at UCLA and thanks the fans for all their support.
Jay Bilas and Seth Greenberg are impressed by Fox's 39-point performance and believe we're seeing a different Kentucky team in the tournament, especially on defense.
In the only region to follow form, No. 2 Kentucky beat No. 3 UCLA to set up a showdown with No. 1 North Carolina for a spot in the Final Four.
All eyes were on UCLA star freshman Lonzo Ball, but after 40 minutes, Kentucky's freshmen duo -- De'Aaron Fox and Malik Monk -- was still standing.
Isaiah Briscoe thinks he has two points, but Lonzo Ball sends his shot flying into the crowd.
De'Aaron Fox scored a career-high 39 points as the Kentucky Wildcats beat UCLA 86-75 Friday night in a showdown between two of college basketball's goliaths for a spot in the South Regional final
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|8||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||28-9||8||24||12||24|
|22||Iowa StateISU||Big 12||24-11||22||2||15||22|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).