Well Kentucky has won its eighth national title...
The freshman-dominated Wildcats built an 18-point lead in the first half and held off a furious Kansas rally, 67-59 to win the NCAA men's basketball title.
Sophmore Doron Lamb led Kentucky with 22 points. For Kentucky coach John Calipari, it's his first national title in four trips to the Final Four. For the Jayhawks, it's the sixth time they’ve finished as national title runners-ups. Here's Kansas coach Bill Self. All sound courtesy of the AP.
Last night in Boston, Rajon Rondo's triple-double helped the Celtics hand Miami its biggest loss of the season, 91-72. Rondo finished with 16 points, 14 assists, and 11 boards for the Celtics, who've taken a one game division lead over the 76ers.
Well Miami gained a measure of revenge against Dallas…
Last night in South Beach, in a rematch of last year’s NBA finals, Lebron James and Chris Bosh each netted 19, as the Heat scorched the Mavericks 106-85. Dirk Nowitzki had 25 points in the loss.
Elsewhere, Russell Westbrook’s 26 points led the Thunder over the Lakers 102-93, LaMarcus Aldridge dropped in 25 as the Trail Blazers stung the Hornets 99-93, and Danny Granger's 25 helped the Pacers down the Wizards 93-89.
Well the Knicks have opened up a 2 ½ game lead over Milwaukee for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot…
Last night in New York, Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points, as the Knicks shot down the Bucks 89-80. Before the game, the Knicks learned they’ll be without Amare Stoudemire indefinitely due to a bulging disk in his back. Jeremy Lin also sat out the contest with a sore knee.
In New Jersey, Paul Millsap dropped in 24 and pulled down 13, as Utah knocked out New Jersey 105-84.