Fourteen years after winning their last NCAA basketball title, the Kentucky Wildcats won again for the first time since their 1998 championship. Fans can now rejoice after their dominating 67-59 victory over the Kansas Jayhawks. Kentucky fans reacted to the win over at SB Nation's Wildcats blog, A Sea Of Blue, as Ken Howlett noted that it was simply Kentucky's year and having a team comprised mostly of freshmen didn't matter.
But, this was Kentucky's year, about that there can be no debate: 16-0 in the SEC, 24-game winning streak, ranked No. 1 for most of the year, and a school record 38 wins. There can also no longer be the doubters (well, they can "be," but no one will pay attention). Doubters who said "you can't win a championship with a freshman dominated team." Say what?!? ... is exactly what the 'Cats said Monday night, as they came away with Kentucky's eighth NCAA National Championship in a 67-59 championship win.
In the past, the argument had been made that you can't win a championship with a team of freshmen, but the Wildcats blew that theory out of the water with their dominant run through the 2012 NCAA Tournament.
For more on the Wildcats, check out A Sea of Blue. For more on the Jayhawks, head over to the SB Nation blog Rock Chalk Talk. For more updates on Kentucky's championship hroughout the day, keep it tuned to this StoryStream.