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CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 28: The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. Kentucky defeated Notre Dame 68-66. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Scoonie Penn Says Kentucky’s “Skills, Athletic Ability Will Prevail”, Jahlil Okafor Due for a Breakout Game Against Spartans

Scoonie Penn talks about Kentucky’s victory over Notre Dame in the Elite Eight, the job that Tom Izzo has done in getting his 7th-seeded Spartans to the Final Four, Wisconsin’s ability to matchup with Kentucky, whether Duke is flying under the radar…

92.3 The Fan–03/30/2015

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Kentucky Outslugs Notre Dame 68-66 To Advance To The Final Four

Dubbed by some as David versus Goliath, the Midwest Regional final resembled Ali versus Frazier as the Fighting Irish and Wildcats went toe to toe and traded blow for blow all night long.

92.3 The Fan–03/29/2015

Pat Connaughton #24 and Demetrius Jackson #11 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish look on after being defeated by the Kentucky Wildcats during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Notre Dame’s Upset Bid Falls Short In 68-66 Loss To Kentucky

Notre Dame’s thrilling and emotional run through March ended when Jerian Grant’s double-clutch 3-pointer at the buzzer went long in a 68-66 loss to unbeaten — but maybe not unbeatable — Kentucky in the Midwest Regional final on Saturday night.

92.3 The Fan–03/29/2015

The Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the Midwest Regional Final of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 28, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Survived: No. 1 Kentucky Holds Off Notre Dame 68-66

Andrew Harrison made two free throws with six seconds remaining, and the top-seeded Wildcats kept their unbeaten season and national title hopes intact with a 68-66 win over Notre Dame on Saturday night in the Midwest Regional final.

92.3 The Fan–03/28/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 26:  Jerian Grant #22 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish celebrates with teammates late in the game against the Wichita State Shockers during the Midwest Regional semifinal of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Eyes History, Shot At Upsetting No. 1 Kentucky

Beware, Kentucky. That little leprechaun looms.

92.3 The Fan–03/28/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 26: Willie Cauley-Stein #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats defends Juwan Staten #3 of the West Virginia Mountaineers in the second half during the Midwest Regional semifinal of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Confident Cauley-Stein Thriving In Mentor Role For Wildcats

Willie Cauley-Stein opened his mouth and words came out. He’s not sure he believed them, but he said them anyway.

92.3 The Fan–03/28/2015

Kentucky head coach John Calipari speaks with reporters Friday afternoon. The undefeated Wildcats play Notre Dame Saturday night in the Midwest regional final at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari: “We’re Not Perfect, We’re Undefeated”

A day before facing the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Midwest Regional final, Kentucky head coach John Calipari got philosophical in talking about his 37-0 basketball team and what they’ve accomplished to date.

92.3 The Fan–03/27/2015

Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey speaks with reporters Friday afternoon. The Fighting Irish meet the undefeated Wildcats Saturday night in the Midwest regional final at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. / (Photo by Daryl Ruiter CBS Cleveland)

Notre Dame Ready For Unbeaten Kentucky: “It’s Not David Versus Goliath”

Few teams have come close to taking down college basketball’s behemoth this season but the Fighting Irish will get their chance Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland with a trip to the Final Four at stake.

92.3 The Fan–03/27/2015

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Dan Wolken on Kentucky: “I Think the Gap Between Them and Everyone Else is As Big As I’ve Seen”, But Team Not Best Ever

Dan Wolken talks about Kentucky’s matchup with Notre Dame in the Midwest Regional final, where this Kentucky team ranks amongst the best college teams of all-time, other matchups around the NCAA Tournament including Utah-Duke and Oklahoma-Michigan State…

92.3 The Fan–03/27/2015

Willie Cauley-Stein #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats goes up for a dunk in the first half against the West Virginia Mountaineers during the Midwest Regional semifinal of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Jerry Tipton on Kentucky’s Dominance: “When They’re Really Into It and Engaged, They Can Be Overwhelming”

Jerry Tipton talks about whether this is the best Kentucky team he’s ever covered, whether this team would have a loss if they had played in another conference this season, John Calipari’s future and whether he still has an itch to coach in the NBA…

92.3 The Fan–03/27/2015

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