Kentucky/Kansas To Meet For National Championship – Recap
The Kentucky Wildcats will meet the Kansas Jayhawks in the NCAA Tournament Championship game on Monday evening, after the two teams won their respective Final Four semi-finals games on Saturday at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
Kentucky shot 57% from the field, in a 67-61 win over Louisville in the first semi-finals game. Freshman forward Anthony Davis paced the Wildcats, who improved to 37-2 with the win, with a game-high 18 points, along with 14 rebounds.
View the box score for the Kentucky/Louisville game.
In the second semi-final game, Kansas trailed by as many as 13 points, before coming from behind to capture a 64-62 win over Ohio St. The Jayhawks were able to out-shoot the Buckeyes from the floor, 45%-34%. Junior forward Thomas Robinson led Kansas with 19 points and 8 rebounds.
With the win, Kansas improved to 32-6.
View the Kansas/Ohio St. box score.
Kentucky and Kansas play for the national title on Monday night in New Orleans. Tip-off time is scheduled for 8:05 pm.