Over the last seven Division I athletic seasons, the SEC has won nine of the 14 combined national championships in football and men’s basketball after the Kentucky Wildcats won their eighth title and first since 1998.
Mizzou fans relish in KU’s defeat. However, let me point out. KU has three national championships and four other appearances in the final game. Missouri fans, I won’t remind you of how many Final Four appearances your team has made.
Tim Letcher of SECdigitalnetwork.com compares this Wildcats team to Rick Pitino’s championship team from 1996.
The Louisville Courier-Journal has up close video of Kentucky celebrating their championship.
Calipari opens up after the game.
One fan shot in Lexington, several injured during crowd celebrations.