Kentucky entered the NCAA Tournament with national title hopes — plans to put the exclamation point on what has been a roller coaster of a season. Instead, as you know by now, the Wildcats were bounced by Indiana on Saturday and saw their year come to an abrupt halt.
What’ next for Tyler Ulis? What about the other starters? What did John Calipari say after the loss? We’ve got all the answers right here. Good morning, Big Blue Nation.
Here are eight things to know:
- Everyone seemed to be really excited for a Ulis-Yogi Ferrell matchup on Saturday … except for Ulis and Ferrell.
- Before the game, the Wildcats made it known that they were prepared to play at an up-tempo if that’s what Indiana decided to do.
- If you feel like reliving the loss, here’s a rewind of what happened.
- And here’s SEC Country’s game story immediately after.
- John Calipari credited two main reasons for the Wildcats’ demise. Find out what they were here.
- Tyler Ulis is more than likely done playing college basketball.
- Of all five of Kentucky’s starters, only one isn’t essentially an NBA Draft shoo-in.
- So what should you expect next year? Here is SEC Country’s projected lineup for the 2016-17 season.
Other Kentucky news from around the Internet
- The Louisville Courier-Journal’s Kyle Tucker gave his predictions regarding who will stay and who will go to the NBA.
- Indiana was able to extrapolate and then capitalize on Kentucky’s weaknesses, the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Tim Sullivan wrote.
- For Derek Willis, much of the offseason will be dedicated to getting better defensively, the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Jon Hale wrote.
- The Lexington Herald-Leader’s John Clay wrote that Kentucky’s season ended both abruptly and emotionally.