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Kentucky holds off Notre Dame, 68-66, reaches Final Four
Kentucky holds off Notre Dame, 68-66, reaches Final Four

They didn't want to leave the court. After Jerian Grant airballed Notre Dame's last gasp at history and the buzzer sounded, the five players who were on the court for the Irish stood motionless, at once stunned the game was over and hoping there might be, somehow, some time left on the clock. But the clock showed zeroes. The Irish's time to score one of the all-time upsets in college basketball had run out. Kentucky stayed unbeaten with a 68-66 victory over Notre Dame in the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional final. The Irish had come so close to the biggest win in the school's history and nearly scored the biggest shocker in a program known for pulling off...

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