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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 04: Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts in the post game press conference with Andrew Harrison #5 and Willie Cauley-Stein #15 after being defeated by the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Kentucky 71-64. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Five Things: Duke Dominates And Badgers Beat The Unbeaten

The Blue Devils and Badgers play for the title tonight at 9:18 p.m. ET on CBS.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2015

Willie Cauley-Stein #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats walks off the court as the Wisconsin Badgers celebrate during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal . (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hanley: Wisconsin Stops Kentucky’s Bid For Greatness

In the case of this Kentucky team being the NCAA’s greatest, the defense never rested. Wisconsin’s defense, at crunch time, that is.

04/05/2015

Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts late in the game against the Kentucky Wildcats during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 4, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Ends Kentucky’s Perfect Season

The Badgers scored eight straight points late to take a four-point lead with 1:06 left, and Kentucky couldn’t overcome the deficit this time.

04/04/2015

Zach Auguste #30 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defends Karl-Anthony Towns #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats in the first half during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kentucky Holds Off Notre Dame, 68-66

Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2015

Vehicles are stranded this week on I-65 in Kentucky. (CBS)

Chicago Family Stranded On Snowy Kentucky Highway For 16 Hours

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has their story.

03/05/2015

Illinois Girl, 7, Survives Plane Crash That Killed Four Family Members

A 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash in Kentucky that killed her parents and two other family members has been released from the hospital, an official said Saturday.

01/03/2015

The Kentucky bench celebrates during a blowout win against Kansas in the Champions Classic. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Emma: Kentucky Has Embarrassment Of Riches

If the Wildcats continue placing team before self-interest, watch out.

CBS Chicago–11/19/2014

Kentucky coach John Calipari.  (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Kentucky Tabbed No. 1 In Preseason Coaches Poll

(CBS) With most of its core coming back from a national runner-up finish, Kentucky has been tabbed as the preseason No. 1 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, it was announced Thursday. After falling to […]

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Wisch: LeBron’s Return Hits Home For Illini Nation

Illini fans can only hope that the next great prep star will stay home in college.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

Kentucky coach John Calipari.  (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Report: Cavs, John Calipari discussed 7-year, $60 million-plus deal

Calipari would’ve been coach and president of basketball operations.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2014

Kentucky coach John Calipari. (Getty Images)

Calipari Offers Unique Insight Into D-Rose Injury, Recovery

Says John Calipari of Derrick Rose: “He wants to play badly, but he wants to be healthy.”

CBS Chicago–04/29/2014

Floyd Mayweather. (Getty Images)

Betting UConn Wins Floyd Mayweather $75,000

Of course Mayweather is betting on a big event.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

UConn coach Kevin Ollie. (Getty Images)

Man Misses Out On 100K In Bracket Challenge Because He Failed To Fill Out Winner

Technical difficulties are just the worst.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

James Young #1 of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts against the Connecticut Huskies during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James Young

Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.

04/08/2014

UConn celebrates after winning the national title. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

View: UConn Fans Riot After National Title Win

(CBS) Seventh-seeded UConn defeated eighth-seeded Kentucky, 60-54, to win the national title last night, and as expected, fans were celebrating in the streets of Storrs, Conn., after the big win. Below is a glimpse of the […]

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

John Calipari. (Getty Images)

Calipari Refuses To ‘Dignify’ Lakers Rumors

Rumors started floating after former Wildcat Rex Chapman called it “a done deal.”

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Head coach Kevin Ollie of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel Championship

Last night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school’s fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.

04/08/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies defends against Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title

Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.

04/07/2014

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, 60-54 Over Kentucky

Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.

04/07/2014

UConn guard Shabazz Napier. (Getty Images)

View: This Is The Worst Note An RA Could Ever Write Before National Title Game

Derek the RA at UConn is purportedly not in favor of fun.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2014

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