The 2012 NCAA tournament concludes tonight as the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats and No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks square off for the national championship. The game is a rematch of a Nov. 15 meeting that the Wildcats won, 75-65.
In the Final Four, Kentucky defeated its in-state rival No. 4 Louisville Cardinals, 69-61, while Kansas rallied from a 13-point deficit to knock off the No. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes, 64-62.
The game will feature perhaps the two best players in college basketball -- Kentucky's Anthony Davis and Kansas' Thomas Robinson. Davis won The Associated Press Player of the Year, the Wooden Award and the Naismith Trophy while Robinson was a finalist for each award.
Monday night also marks a chance for Kentucky head coach John Calipari to avenge a 2008 loss in the title game to Kansas. Calipari's Memphis Tigers squad fell to the Jayhawks, 75-68, in overtime.
NCAA Championship Game Info: Kentucky Vs. Kansas
Game time/date: 9:23 p.m. ET, Monday, April 2, 2012
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, La.
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Clark Kellogg, and Steve Kerr
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