Local News

By Rick Howlett

The Kentucky Wildcats have been eliminated from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

UK fell to West Virginia 73-66 Saturday night in the East Region final in Syracuse.

Kentucky finishes its first season under coach John Calipari with a 35 and 3 record.

West Virginia advances to the Final Four for the first time since 1959. The Mountaineers
will face either Duke or Baylor in the national semifinal next Saturday in Indianapolis.

Rick Howlett is host of WFPL's weekly talk show, "In Conversation."