April 3, 1993: Mashburn fouls out, Kentucky falls in overtime

Tim Sharp | Courier Journal - Jamal Mashburn and UK coach Rick Pitino in the NCAA Tournament Final Four in the Louisiana Superdome, April 3, 1993. Michigan 81, Kentucky 78 (OT).
Tim Sharp | Courier Journal - and coach in the NCAA Tournament Final Four in the Louisiana Superdome, April 3, 1993. Michigan 81, 78 (OT).

First, lost backcourt stopper Dale Brown to injury.  “A big factor,” Coach said.  Then lost to fouls.  “That definitely killed us,” freshman said.  Still, Kentucky’s heart of a champion kept beating. But reputation aside, Michigan was too good, too big and too powerful not to pull the plug on UK’s season last night.  Read article.