Field Goal %
- UK 54.0
- 55.1 WICH
Three Point %
- UK 44.4
- 47.6 WICH
- UK 11
- 9 WICH
- UK 32
- 23 WICH
- St. Louis, Missouri 63199
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End of Game
Wichita State's incredible year saw the Shockers set a record for consecutive wins in a single season, surpassing a pair of legendary squads that also came up short in March.
Julius Randle now has 22 double-doubles, tied for the 3rd most by a freshman in Division I history
Julius Randle recorded his 22nd double-double of the season, most in the nation. Randle had more offensive rebounds (5) and second-chance points (6) than Wichita State. He also had a career-high six assists.
With Florida and Kentucky already in, if Tennessee beats Mercer tonight, that'll make 3 SEC teams playing in the Sweet 16. The SEC hasn't had 3 teams playing in the Sweet 16 since 2007.
Kentucky's 78 points against Wichita State is the most the Shockers allowed all season. Wichita State had only allowed 5 teams to score 70 or more previously.
Kentucky's freshmen combined for 68 points, the fourth-most in any NCAA Tournament game.
Julius Randle is the fifth different player to record 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists in a win over a No. 1 seed.
Cleanthony Early (WICH): 31 Pts... 1st player to score 30 points against Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament since 1999 (Ryan Robertson of Kansas scored 31 in a loss to Kentucky in the 1999 Round of 32)
Florida center John Egbunu is returning for his final year of eligibility, a major boost for a team that made the Elite Eight last season.
Package deals happen in college basketball. A lot. Some think it's fair to do whatever is necessary to get the high-level recruit. Others say it's foul. One thing is for sure: It's not stopping.
ESPN's Holly Rowe, who has primarily covered college football and college basketball for the network, is again battling cancer.