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  1. Final: Kentucky 90, Wake Forest 60

    Chris Low

    NEW ORLEANS - Kentucky might have broken a sweat in reaching its first Sweet 16 since 2005, but it wasn't much of one. In fact, it was almost too easy. The Wildcats (34-2) put the wraps on their second straight blowout win of the NCAA tournamen...

    Blog | March 20, 2010
  2. Final: Baylor 76, ODU 68

    Chris Low

    NEW ORLEANS -- Baylor is headed to the Sweet 16 for the first time in school history and had to earn it. A scrappy Old Dominion team fought the No. 3 seed Bears every step of the way, even after falling behind by as many as 14 points in the first ...

    Blog | March 20, 2010
  3. Final: Wake Forest 81, Texas 80 (OT)

    Chris Low

    NEW ORLEANS -- Two of the most disappointing teams coming into the NCAA Tournament ended up giving us one of the better games of the tournament. Senior guard Ishmael Smith buried a jumper with 1.3 seconds remaining in overtime to send Wake Forest ...

    Blog | March 19, 2010
  4. Final: Kentucky 100, ETSU 71

    Chris Low

    NEW ORLEANS -- Kentucky at its best is a scary proposition for any team in the country. But an outmanned East Tennessee State team never had a chance. The No. 1 seed Wildcats put on a show Thursday night with a 100-71 pasting of the Buccaneers ...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  5. Final: Baylor 68, Sam Houston State 59

    Chris Low

    NEW ORLEANS -- As Baylor's players left the locker room Thursday on their way to the playing floor at New Orleans Arena, several of them were playfully shouting, "Sam who?" They know now after being taken to the final minutes by No. 14 seed Sam Ho...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  6. Final: Old Dominion 51, Notre Dame 50

    Chris Low

    NEW ORLEANS -- One of the first games of the NCAA tournament produced the first upset. Old Dominion, a No. 11 seed in the East, rallied from a nine-point deficit in the first half to send No. 6-seeded Notre Dame packing 51-50 in New Orleans Arena....

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  7. A look at the SEC tournament final

    Chris Low

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- John Calipari has changed his tune a bit. The tournament that counts is absolutely the NCAA tournament, and his Kentucky Wildcats are on track to be the No. 1 overall seed in that field when the selections are unveiled later Su...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  8. At the half: Kentucky 32, Tennessee 19

    Chris Low

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Maybe Kentucky has made all the jumpers it's going to make this season. But say this for the No. 2-ranked Wildcats: When they decide they're going to guard you, good luck. Kentucky held Tennessee scoreless in the final 6:10 ...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  9. Final: Vanderbilt 78, Georgia 66

    Chris Low

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The best shooter in the SEC? Vanderbilt freshman John Jenkins would certainly be right up there. On Friday night, he was more than a shooter. He was the difference. Jenkins poured in a career-high 25 points on 5-of-8 shooting...

    Blog | March 13, 2010
  10. Final: Kentucky 73, Alabama 67

    Chris Low

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- OK, maybe Kentucky did turn it off and on a little bit Friday. But let's face it. When that on switch is engaged, the Wildcats can be breathtaking. Their 73-67 victory over Alabama in the quarterfinals won't win them any sty...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  11. Final: Georgia 77, Arkansas 64

    Chris Low

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It took a while, but Georgia finally has a win this season outside the state of Georgia. The Bulldogs were 0-11 in true road games and 1-12 in neutral site games, and that one win was in Duluth, Ga. Maybe they're starting a ...

    Blog | March 12, 2010
  12. Final: Florida 78, Auburn 69

    Chris Low

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Has Florida done enough? Beating Auburn won't gain the Gators a lot of points with the NCAA tournament selection committee. But a loss to Auburn probably would have been fatal to the Gators' hopes. They had trouble putting...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  13. Final: Kentucky 80, Georgia 68

    Chris Low

    ATHENS, Ga. - There might have been a hangover for a while, but it didn't last long. Still smarting from its loss at Tennessee last weekend, No. 3-ranked Kentucky toyed with Georgia for much of the first half Wednesday night in Stegeman Coliseum. ...

    Blog | March 03, 2010
  14. Vanderbilt takes charge when it counts

    Chris Low

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- After hanging around for much of the game, Vanderbilt was at its best Wednesday when it counted most. The Commodores hit every big shot and made every key play in the final 10 minutes. They extended their winning streak to 10 g...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  15. Chris Low: An unlikely champion silences the critics

    Chris Low

    Chattanooga entered the SoCon tournament with a losing record. The Mocs left with an improbable title, a defiant coach and five senior starters who will dance for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2009
  16. Vols grind out a victory against Mississippi State

    Chris Low

    Bruce Pearl's teams are known more for their flashy offense than their grind-it-out defense. But against Mississippi State, the Vols dug deep, found a way to win and looked like a Final Final contender again, writes Chris Low.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2008