Field Goal %
- UK 50.0
- 46.0 WIS
Three Point %
- UK 40.0
- 40.0 WIS
- UK 4
- 8 WIS
- UK 32
- 27 WIS
- Arlington, Texas
0:00 - 2nd Half
End of Game
Kentucky is the first team in NCAA Tournament history to win 4 consecutive games by 5 points or fewer within a single tournament.
Kentucky has won its five games in the 2014 NCAA Tournament by a combined margin of 18 points, the narrowest margin by any team entering the title game since the field expanded in 1985.
Kentucky's freshmen have combined for 320 points in the 2014 NCAA Tournament, the second-most by any group of first-year players since freshman eligibility was adopted in 1973.
Kentucky's freshmen scored 66 points tonight, the most by any group of first-year players in a Final Four game.
Here is the futures odds progression of Connecticut and Kentucky leading to the National Championship game on Monday night...
Kentucky scored 21 points in the 13 possessions in which Julius Randle had a paint touch, while shooting 8-of-12 from the field.
Kentucky outscored Wisconsin by 22 points in the paint. The Wildcats have attempted 74% of their field goals in the paint in each of their last two games, only two other teams have had a higher percentage in the last five Men's Basketball Championship.
Before the tournament started, here were the odds on Kentucky and Connecticut to win the National Championship according to LVH (Las Vegas Superbook):Kentucky 40-1Connecticut 100-1For reference sake, here were the odds on Florida and Wisconsin, who lost tonight, to win the National Championship before the tournament began:Florida 4-1Wisconsin 20-1
A grand jury declined to indict an escort and a former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program.
After some lean seasons, the men's basketball program at Missouri looks headed in the right direction with new coach Cuonzo Martin and star recruit Michael Porter Jr.
Kentucky will travel to West Virginia and Kansas will host Texas A&M in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.