Rob Bromley once called a Kentucky high school basketball game that Rex Chapman won on a last-second shot.
On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
Kentucky’s remarkable run this postseason demonstrates that it really is more important how you finish than how you start.
Florida had not been to the Final Four since all those future first-round draft picks were in Gainesville.
Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.
Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona to advance to the Final Four.
Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half as Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers.
The same duo whose presence made Michigan State a Final Four contender now faces limitations that could derail the team’s tournament hopes.
Every year, Tom Izzo subjects his Michigan State team to a non-conference schedule only a masochist could love.