State Champs To Be Recognized At City CouncilDesert Pines won its second straight state championship in November defeating Mojave High School 54-24. The Jaguars won despite losing 30 seniors, eight of which received Division 1 scholarships.
Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James YoungYoung scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young's ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For TitleThe 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.
Rising Star: Louisville Junior Luke HancockMost pundits expected Louisville to be in the national championship game, but no one expected Luke Hancock to play an important role.
Pitino Leads Class Of 7 Into Naismith Hall Of FameRick Pitino, who will coach Louisville in the NCAA championship game Monday night, is among seven people elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Five Things: Cards Find A Way And Reserves Shine For WolverinesTonight, the No. 1 overall seed takes on a team once ranked No. 1 and now playing its best basketball. On one side is Louisville, the favorite when the field was announced, trying to keep the national championship trophy in the state of Kentucky.
Hellmuth Still Up For Mixed-Game Title At WSOP The World Series of Poker's most frequent winner is making a run at his 12th championship bracelet in a $50,000 buy-in tournament.