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Kentucky beats Kansas 67-59 to win national title

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Kentucky players celebrate at the end of the NCAA Final Four tournament on Monday night.

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Travis Releford #24 and Elijah Johnson #15 of the Kansas Jayhawks react after losing to the Kentucky Wildcats 67-59 on Monday night.

AP reports: NEW ORLEANS - No matter where Anthony Davis and his buddies go to make their millions, their ol' Kentucky home will long remember this championship season. The Wildcats hit the jackpot with their lottery picks Monday night, ignoring Davis' bad shooting night and parlaying a roster full of NBA talent into a 67-59 victory over Kansas for the team's eighth national title - and its first since 1998.

 

 

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