Calipari: NCAA crumbling like Soviet Union

Thursday, 10 April 2014 15:01

Kentucky coach John Calipari writes in his new book that he compares the NCAA to the dying Soviet Union and the future of college sports' governing body is bleak unless it embraces radical reform, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

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Basketball superpowers Kentucky and Connecticut hardly sound like your typical NCAA Tournament Cinderellas. But after good-but-not-great regular seasons, the schools landed No. 8 and No. 7 seeds, respectively.

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For a game featuring the highest combined seed total in NCAA Tournament championship game history, there sure don't seem to be any Cinderellas left at the ball.

Seventh-seeded Connecticut vs.

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April 5, 2014: Kentucky's Aaron Harrison (2), Marcus Lee (00) and James Young, right, celebrate at the end of their 74-73 victory over Wisconsin in an NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Aaron Harrison added another shining moment to his legacy as Mr. Clutch for the 2013-2014 Kentucky Wildcats Saturday night, as his three-point shot with 5.7 seconds remaining game Kentucky a 74-73 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers and set up a showdown with the Connecticut Huskies for the national championship Monday night.

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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Moments after his brother made what could have been a season-ending mistake, Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison drilled the shot that kept the Wildcats' national championship dreams alive.

Harrison's 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds left lifted Kentucky past Wisconsin 74-73 and into Monday night's matchup with Connecticut for the national title at AT&T Stadium.

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Final Four: Basketball bigger in Texas
Thursday, 03 April 2014 15:15

John Calipari offered during his media conference before Kentucky's first practice at the Final Four to write down what would happen at the beginning of Saturday's national semifinal against Wisconsin.

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Jrue1As you might expect, when NBA Commissioner David Stern announced that the Pelicans drafted Kentucky center Nerlens Noel with the sixth pick, I jumped up, thrust my fist in the air and danced a whirlygig.

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jim-millerI always enjoy getting away from the realities of sports to watch my daughter compete in horse shows.


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