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Louisville head coach Rick Pitino stands on the court during a practice session for the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament Friday, March 30, 2012, in New Orleans. Louisville plays Kentucky in a semifinals game on Saturday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Louisville head coach Rick Pitino stands on the court during a practice session for the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament Friday, March 30, 2012, in New Orleans. Louisville plays Kentucky in a semifinals game on Saturday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Kentucky. Louisville. Rick Pitino. John Calipari. Final Four. Winner adds to their legacy while getting a shot for more in the national championship game Monday night. It's hard to get bigger than that.

The Wildcats, the top seed in the tournament, steamrolled through the South Region flexing their muscles en route to their second consecutive Final Four appearance. Meanwhile, the Cardinals haven't lost since the regular season finale against Syracuse. Louisville, just like UConn last year, went on an incredible run to win the Big East Tournament and then carried that momentum all the way to New Orleans.

Will Rick Pitino, who won a national championship with Kentucky in 1996, get a chance to become the first coach ever to win a title with two different schools? Or will John Calipari get one game closer to his first ever national championship?

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@ ESPNAndyKatz : Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Anthony Davis finish this one off. Kentucky on to the national title game to face Ohio State or Kansas.

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@ ESPNHomeCourt : Big Blue wins the Bluegrass Battle! #Kentucky proves too tough for #Louisville and are ONE win away from a title. http://t.co/ruwXE3pX

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@ chadfordinsider : Davis: 18 pts, 14 Rebs, 5 blks 7-8 from field

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KENTUCKY WINS 69-61

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KG gets around Siva and throws down a two handed dunk over Dieng. But Blackshear makes a 3 on the other end. 67-61 Kentucky with under 30 seconds. But KG gets the loose ball under the basket and slams in another one. This game is over. Louisville taking their time.

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@ dgoneil1 : Anthony Davis Anthony Davis Anthony Davis Anthony Davis... and so on.

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@ ESPNAndyKatz : OK, not usually what you need to do to win if you're Lou, shoot an air ball by Siva after a sweet finish from Davis (assist to MKG).

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@ JimmyD_ESPN : That is what the number one pick in the draft looks like.

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wow. KG finds Anthony Davis with an alley-oop pass. Davis slammed it in with one hand. That was probably it. Siva misses badly on a 3 on the other end.

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Russ Smith misses the second. 63-58 Kentucky.

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Russ Smith makes the first one. That was the fourth foul on Teague.

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Siva drives right to the hoop and slams in a one-handed dunk. Kuric forces a steal and Russ Smith gets fouled on the layup. 63-57 Kentucky with 1:23 left.

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Davis misses the second.

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Kentucky is in the double bonus. Davis makes the first. 63-55 Kentucky.

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Davis gets fouled on a shot in the paint. Going to the line for 2.

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Siva makes a scoop layup on the left side to cut the lead to seven.

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Lamb misses a running layup, Terrence Jones gets the rebound and throws down a two-handed dunk while getting fouled by Behanan. 2:27 left and Kentucky has a 62-53 lead after Jones misses the free throw.

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Dieng finds Behanan down low for the two-handed dunk. 60-53 Kentucky.

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Behanan misses a 3 from the corner. Anthony Davis gets the rebound. And Lamb is called for an offensive foul knocking down Blackshear.

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@ YahooForde : Louisville hasn't gotten good shots last few possessions. On ropes now, down nine. See what Pitino comes out of timeout with.

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@ SEC_Craig : Since Louisville tied the score at 49, UK has outscored the Cards 11-2. Cats up 60-51 with 3:37 left

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Russ Smith gets his shot rejected by Davis. TV timeout with 3:37 left.

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Louisville can't get an open shot.

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Kuric misses a 3 from the corner. Darius Miller gets the rebound. Kentucky is in control.

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Miller makes both free throws. 60-51 Kentucky.

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Dieng misses a shot in the paint and Kentucky gets the rebound. Miller takes Kuric into the lane and draws a shooting foul.

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Russ Smith misses a layup and Darius Miller knocks down a 3-pointer from the right wing to make it 58-51 Kentucky with 5:04 to go.

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Blackshear misses a 3 from the top of the key. 55-51 Kentucky.

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Terrence Jones makes a runner on the left side. Russ Smith turns it over on the other end but Anthony Davis is called for a charge.

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Teague misses an open jumper. Behanan gets the rebound. Siva misses a short jumper on the left side, Louisville gets a couple offensive rebounds but can't convert and Kentucky eventually gets possession. KG looks hurt..

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