This year’s Final Four features one of the most accomplished coaching foursomes the NCAA tournament has ever seen.
Wisconsin gets a Final Four rematch with Kentucky at approximately 7:49 p.m. Central time Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Frank Kaminsky scored 29 points, Sam Dekker added his second straight career high of 27 and the West Regional's top seed beat No. 2 Arizona 85-78 on Saturday to reach consecutive Final Fours for the first time in school history.
Now that Traevon Jackson, who went 73 days between games after suffering a broken right foot Jan. 11 at Rutgers, has made it back into the rotation, one obvious question remains: Is he prepared to handle an increased workload if needed when top-seeded UW (34-3) faces second-seeded Arizona (34-3) in the West Region title game Saturday at the Staples Center?
As much as Arizona's Rondae Hollis-Jefferson didn't want to be around Wisconsin's Sam Dekker, the two were following the same camp circuit the summer after the Badgers knocked the Wildcats out of the 2014 NCAA tournament.
For many reasons, Wisconsin-Arizona II—the teams met in a regional final last year—should be must-see TV. The Wildcats (34-3) and Badgers (34-3), who meet at 5:09 p.m. Saturday at the Staples Center, share so many traits they appear to be built by the same architect.
Badgers topped North Carolina 79-72 on Thursday to move within one game of a second straight Final Four appearance
With Bronson Koenig in foul trouble, Wisconsin got help from Showalter and Jackson
NCAA Tournament TV breaks stretch to 2 minutes and 30 seconds, a good half-minute longer than the regular season. And that doesn't include the 20-minute halftimes.
Traevon Jackson was beaming in the Wisconsin locker room Wednesday afternoon at the Staples Center.
“It feels great,” Jackson said when asked about his right foot, which he broke Jan. 11 against...