March 24th, 2014 09:00 AM║ Posted By: Mike Mitchell ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt
Tags: Georgia, NBA, NIT, Wichita State
1. Kentucky knocks out No. 1 seed Wichita and previously undefeated Wichita State. Andrew Harrison led UK with 20 points while Julius Randle adds 13 points and 10 rebounds.
2. Kentucky coach John Calipari: ”You should know this was an Elite Eight game. The winner should have gone to the Final Four.”
3. Pat Forde: “It took a Kentucky team with as many as seven NBA players finding its own greatness to eliminate the Shockers.”
4. Victory sets up a Kentucky-Louisville Sweet 16 matchup. ”Forget Duke and North Carolina, this is college basketball’s greatest rivalry right now.”
5. “Dare we say Kentucky...is a sleeper national title contender?”
Tennessee 83 – Mercer 63
6. Tennessee keeps the SEC perfect in NCAA Tournament play. Coach Cuonzo Martin: “Very proud of this team. Just a lot of resiliency as a team – a lot of fight.”
7. “The Volunteers are playing as well as any team right now, and on Sunday, there was nothing Mercer could do to stop them.”
8. Vols have now won eight of their last nine games by an average margin of victory of 20.9 points.
9. On to Indianapolis where Tennessee will meet Michigan Friday night.
10. Southern Miss 71 – Missouri 63. Tigers started the season 10- and finished at 23-12. Missouri may lose guards Jabari Brown and Jordan Clarkson to the NBA draft.
11. Louisiana Tech 79 – Georgia 71 (Saturday). Bulldogs end the season at 20-14. Georgia expected to return everyone except senior forward Donte’ Williams.
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