Fan News NEWS Breaks Down the East Regional Semifinal Games

Published by on March 26, 2010

Well, I figure I gave Washington and Cornell—my home team and adopted team—the kiss of death by rooting for them.

Both teams lost by double digits in the East Regional semifinals. One executed a well thought out offensive game plan, while the other looked confused and disorganized.

Cornell can look back on its game against the most talent-loaded team in the tournament and think “maybe if a few more threes go down things get tight at the end…maybe…”

After an inspired start in which four great shots flowed from Cornell's offense (Jeff Foote jump hook, two jumpers for Louis Dale, Ryan Wittman from deep), Kentucky’s defense stymied the Big Red Machine by forcing Cornell’s guards to over-dribble.

Midway through the first half the Wildcats took over by creating turnovers and running out off of missed shots.

Cornell did everything they could to create conditions for victory against the hyper-athletic Wildcats. More than a few things went their way—they kept the score low, Kentucky was shaky from the free throw line (61 percent), and the Big Red were in legitimate striking distance with...

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