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If you’re going to beat Kentucky, it’s going to take a mythical effort involving some really good luck

Tyler Ulis - photo by Walter Cornett

Tyler Ulis – photo by Walter Cornett

If 's involved, it's must-watch, so welcome to the enticing Midwest regional. The Midwest has to be the most compelling region, even if remains the overwhelming favorite. This quadrant gave us a super Notre Dame-Butler tilt on Saturday night. It gave us Wichita State running Kansas. It gave us a great -Purdue game that went to OT, and it all started with Northeastern almost upsetting No. 3 Notre Dame, which was the first game in the Round of 64.

Now the Irish are in the Sweet 16. This bracket is fickle.

What's going to be fun to watch play out in Cleveland, and I'll be there, is the fan quotient. Kentucky fans travel in prodigious hordes. Wichita State fans are not incapable of flooding an arena. honks too? Oh my god, it's going to get ridiculous in Cleveland. And let's not forget that Notre Dame has more sidewalk alumni than any college in the country, and it's technically the closest school to this regional. Scalpers about to get rich out by Lake Erie.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.

 

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