Unfortunately for the Big Ten, the chance to prove itself on the national stage in 2014 has officially been missed.
The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.
Rob Bromley once called a Kentucky high school basketball game that Rex Chapman won on a last-second shot.
Florida had not been to the Final Four since all those future first-round draft picks were in Gainesville.
Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
Khris Davis of the Brewers showed his power potential in limited at-bats last season. Can he keep it going?
Adreian Payne scored 18 points, Branden Dawson had 14 and No. 22 Michigan State beat No. 12 Wisconsin 83-75 on Saturday to reach the Big Ten tournament championship.
Tim Miles is tired of hearing about the old Nebraska program that made a habit of bumbling and stumbling its way through the past two decades. His players must be tired of it, too.
Frank Kaminsky can turn a defense inside-out.
The guys from Illinois stick up for themselves at No. 9 Wisconsin.