Kentucky was still flying when the initial NCAA Tournament bracket was announced and probably didn't learn until landing that it was a No. 2 seed and matched against in-state neighbor and newcomer Northern Kentucky, No. 15 seed.
Tyler Ulis scored a career-high 30 points, including Kentucky's final point on a free throw with 8.7 seconds left to help the Wildcats to an 82-77 victory over Texas A & M in the Southeastern Conference Tourney Final.
Accolades continue to pour in for Kentucky Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis. In addition to being named a USA Today All American, the coaches in the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday selected the Chicago native, player and defensive player of the year.
It was another good night for the UK Men's Basketball program. Six of seven eligible players heard their name called last night during the NBA draft. Karl Anthony Towns was the overall number one pick. He went to the Minnesota Timberwolves.