Kentucky transcript previewing Monday final

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Here’s the Kentucky transcript of its time on the podium today discussing Monday night’s final versus Connecticut.

THE MODERATOR: We’ll go ahead and get started with Coach Calipari and student‑athletes Julius Randle, Aaron Harrison, Andrew Harrison, James Young, and Dakari Johnson.

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Video: Aaron Harrison talks Shabazz Napier and Fab Five

ARLINGTON, Tex. — During the breakout room interviews today at AT&T Stadium, Kentucky’s three-time hero Aaron Harrison talks about Shabazz Napier, about watching the Fab Five documentary and the “us against the world” mentality of his team.

Aaron said he has watched the Fab Five documentary about 10 times and he can now understand some of the things that Michigan team was going through back in the early 1990s.

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Connecticut transcript previewing Monday final

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Here is the transcript of Connecticut’s time at the podium today previewing Monday night’s final.

THE MODERATOR: We’ll take questions for Coach Ollie and for the student‑athletes, Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright, Niels Giffey, DeAndre Daniels, and Phillip Nolan.

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Video: Shabazz Napier on his role for UConn

ARLINGTON, Tex. — Back at AT&T Stadium today for the press conferences previewing Monday night’s championship game. Connecticut was up first. Coach Kevin Ollie and his five starters sat at the main podium and answered questions.

In the breakout sessions that followed, here is Connecticut’s star guard Shabazz Napier talking about his role with the Huskies. Though the senior is averaging 17.9 points per game, Napier took just six shots in the national semifinal upset of Florida. He was credited with six assists.

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Video: Aaron Harrison after another game-winner

ARLINGTON, Tex. — From our friends at Kentucky Wildcats TV, here’s locker room video of Aaron Harrison talking about his shot that beat Wisconsin 74-73.

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John Calipari: “No genius on this side of the table”

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ARLINGTON, Tex. — Kentucky transcript from post-game presser after Final Four victory.

THE MODERATOR: We’ll go ahead and get started with an opening statement from coach and then take questions for the student‑athletes, Julius Randle, Aaron Harrison, James Young, Alex Poythress, and Dakari Johnson.

COACH CALPARI: Another good game.

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Bo Ryan: “We just came up one short”

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ARLINGTON, Tex. — Full transcript of Wisconsin’s post-game press conference after loss to Kentucky:

THE MODERATOR: We’ll go ahead and get started with an opening statement from Coach Ryan and then take questions for the student‑athletes, Ben Brust, Traevon Jackson, Bronson Koenig, and Sam Dekker.

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Some numbers from UK’s Final Four win

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ARLINGTON, Tex. — Running a few numbers from the Kentucky win, including what turned out to be probably the most important stat of the night for the Cats. John Calipari’s team turned it over just four times.

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Three quick things on the Heart Attack Cats

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ARLINGTON, Tex. – Three quick things from Kentucky’s heart-stopping 74-73 win over Wisconsin which puts the Cats into Monday night’s national championship game against Connecticut.

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Final Four Liveblog: Kentucky-Wisconsin

ARLINGTON, Tex. — We will be liveblogging the Kentucky-Wisconsin matchup from AT&T Stadium here at the Final Four. Tipoff is set for approximately 9:09 p.m.

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