Karl Towns carries Cats to fourth Final Four in five years

Karl Towns - photo by Chet White | UKAthletics.com
Karl Towns – photo by Chet White |

freshman forward Karl-Anthony Towns told his dad that the person who struggled mightily against in the Sweet 16 was not him.

The kid who registered one point, two rebounds, one turnover, four fouls and no made field goals in 13 minutes of a 39-point rout of was a 6-foot-11 mystery man.

That mystery man did not show up at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday night.

Against Notre Dame, Towns played like the Freshman he is, putting together an offensive clinic against the Fighting Irish that they had no answer for. After going 2 for 5 in the first half, Towns went 8 for 8 in the second half to finish with a career-high 25 points, five rebounds, four assists, two steals and one block in 25 minutes of action.

“He was unbelievable,” head coach said.

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