No. 1 Kentucky 69, No. 17 Louisville 61
Player of the year Anthony Davis has Kentucky right where it
expected to be, in the national title game, scoring 18 points and
14 rebounds as the Wildcats held off pesky Louisville 69-61 on
As the final seconds ticked down, Davis screamed at the crowd
and pointed to the court as if to say, ”This is our house.”
Yes, yes it is.
Louisville (30-10) rallied from a 13-point deficit, tying the
game at 49 on a 3-pointer from NBA range by Peyton Siva with 9:11
to play. But Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, who played sparingly because
of foul trouble, made back-to-back buckets to give the Wildcats
some breathing room. Darius Miller then made a 3 – Kentucky’s
second of the game – to give the Wildcats control for good.
Kentucky (37-2) will play the winner of Kansas-Ohio State in
Monday night’s title game.