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Final Four awaits Kentucky-Notre Dame victor – all you need to know

Kentucky and Notre Dame meet in the Midwest Regional Final for a spot in the Final Four. The game will be televised by TBS and tip is set for 8:49 p.m. ET.

and meet in the Midwest Regional Final on Saturday, March 28 for a spot in the Final Four. The game will be televised by TBS and tip is set for 8:49 p.m. ET.

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Saturday, March 28 – 8:49 p.m. ET
Cleveland, Ohio
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Beware, Kentucky. That little leprechaun looms.

The pristine season, the presumed championship, the aura of invincibility and every other plaudit being thrown at the so-good-they're-scary Wildcats are all at great risk. There's a proven giant-killer waiting.

Notre Dame's got next.

The Fighting Irish, with a long history of slaying basketball behemoths, stand in Kentucky's path to the Final Four and perhaps the first undefeated season in the college game since Bobby Knight's Indiana squad ran the table 39 years ago. On Saturday night, Notre Dame gets another chance at bringing down this team of teams, one some feel is invincible – you know, like the 1974 UCLA Bruins, who had their 88-game winning streak stopped by ND.

Double-digit underdogs, the Fighting Irish (32-5) believe they'll take the floor with millions.

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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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