Everyone expected Kentucky to take on another team of Wildcats in the Arizona Wildcats in the Round of 32 on Saturday. It would’ve been a difficult second round test against superstar big man DeAndre Ayton.
But then Arizona did what Arizona always does.
They completely choked, they got blown out by the Buffalo Bulls, and they left their program in complete disarray. Arizona now has no returning starters and no commitments, and head coach Sean Miller lied to save his job just to choke again. Odds are he won’t have much longer as head coach of Arizona.
And now Kentucky’s second round matchup goes from DeAndre Ayton and Arizona to No. 13 seed Buffalo.
Now, can we stop complaining about how hard Kentucky’s region is this year?
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UKTF Begins Outdoor Season at UCF Black and Gold Challenge - University of Kentucky
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No. 4 Kentucky Opens SEC Gauntlet at No. 5 Arkansas - University of Kentucky
For the second time in as many weekends Kentucky will face a top five opponent, this time traveling to No. 5 Arkansas to open the 30-game Southeastern Conference season. It is the sixth consecutive season the Wildcats start league play on the road, but that didn't faze them last year when they went to Texas A&M and swept the Aggies.
Liveblog: Kentucky-Davidson basketball (NCAA Tournament) | Lexington Herald Leader
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Tom Benson, owner of New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans, dies at 90 - ESPN
Tom Benson, one of only three owners of both an NFL and NBA franchise, died Thursday in New Orleans. Benson, 90, was widely credited with keeping both the Saints and Pelicans in his native city.
Jordy Nelson signs two-year, $15M deal with Raiders - NFL.com
Jordy Nelson is heading to the Bay. The former Green Bay Packers wideout signed a two-year deal with the Oakland Raiders worth $15 million, NFL Network's James Jones reported.
Tom Crean: Georgia names next coach | SI.com
Tom Crean has not coached since last season when he was with Indiana.
Tiger Woods, Near the Top of the Leaderboard Again, Thrills Fans (and Opponents) - The New York Times
Woods had the crowd roaring on Thursday during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, an event he has won eight times.
Browns trade Jason McCourty to Patriots, reuniting him with twin brother Devin - CBSSports.com
Devin McCourty's twin brother is joining him in New England
Trae Young: Leave for NBA Draft or return to Oklahoma? | SI.com
After Oklahoma lost to Rhode Island in the NCAA tournament the first round, will freshman sensation Trae Young head to the NBA or return to the Sooners for a second year?