All those Kentucky freshmen against a Connecticut team already with a few championship rings.
No. 7 Georgetown won its tenth straight game on Wednesday night by defeating Connecticut 79-78 in double overtime. Otto Porter Jr scored 21 of his team high 22 points after halftime.
No. 14 Georgetown knocked off the defending national champions Connecticut 58-44 behind a big night from Hollis Thompson.
Click through photos from the game against Butler.
Tonight’s NCAA men’s basketball final is arguably the most appealing matchup in more than 20 years.
As Connecticut has mowed down nine consecutive opponents to win the Big East Tournament and advance to the Final Four, Huskies coach Jim Calhoun has talked often about the emergence of Jeremy Lamb.