Field Goal %
- UK 43.6
- 49.1 LOU
Three Point %
- UK 28.6
- 26.7 LOU
- UK 12
- 10 LOU
- UK 37
- 29 LOU
- Indianapolis, Indiana 46225
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Already Louisville's leading scorer in NCAA Tournament games, Russ Smith also passed Pervis Ellison's mark for 20-point tournament games.
Julius Randle is the third freshman in NCAA Tournament history with double-doubles in each of his first three games.
For the second straight game, Kentucky's freshmen combined for 68 points. The previous contest was a win over a Wichita State team that boasted the longest single-season win streak in Division I history; this time it came over defending champ Louisville.
Julius Randle joins Greg Oden as the only freshmen with 15 points and 12 rebounds against a defending champ.
Julius Randle has 37 rebounds through three tournament games, one shy of the record by a freshman.
Kentucky has won its last 2 games because it has executed down the stretch in "clutch time." In the last 5 minutes with the score within 5 points, Kentucky outscored Louisville and Wichita State by 12 points. During the regular season, Kentucky was outscored by 13 points in those situations. In their last 2 games, the Wildcats are shooting 56 percent and haven't committed a single turnover in "clutch time."
Arizona guard Rawle Alkins said he will return to school for his sophomore season after testing the NBA draft waters. He had been projected a second-round pick.
T.J. Ford is joined by his former college coach Rick Barnes after he graduates from the University of Texas 15 years after he arrived on campus.
Former Longhorns star T.J. Ford has graduated 14 years after leading the Longhorns to the Final Four and turning pro.