In a crazy NCAA Tournament, Kentucky basketball will do something crazy on Sunday

Kentucky had just suffered a disappointing loss to Vanderbilt in the quarterfinals of the Tournament in Nashville. During the postgame press conference, Coach said he needed to get his roller coaster of a team into the mindset of “Let’s go do something crazy.”

Friday night the Cats completed Step 1.  grabbed 25 rebounds. scored 22 points. As the No. 6 seed in the East Region, Kentucky held off No. 11 seed 61-53 for the program’s first Big Dance victory since 2019.

Sunday presents Step 2. It’s a second-round War of the Wildcats for a 2:40 p.m. tipoff on CBS. The State Wildcats knocked off 77-65 in Friday night’s second game at Greensboro Coliseum. Coached by former longtime assistant coach Jerome Tang, the Wildcats are 24-9. They are the region’s No. 3 seed.

What’s that you say? A No. 6 seed beating a No. 3 seed isn’t all that crazy. Certainly not in this NCAA Tournament. Happens all the time. And this is Kentucky, after all.  Read full article here.