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The last waltz: Kentucky, Kansas meet for NCAA title

April 01, 2012|RedEye

Kentucky. Kansas. The two winningest college basketball programs of all time.

It's only appropriate the two basketball powers collide in Monday night's NCAA title game. It is a fitting end to another thrilling tourney.

The Wildcats are the early favorite, with Las Vegas oddsmakers siding with Kentucky and expecting a six-point win. The Jayhawks are the lovable underdogs, a scrappy group that does the dirty work to win.

Who will get to dance to "One Shining Moment" when it's all said and done Monday night? RedEye's unscientific analysis is in.

POP CULTURE STAR

Anthony Davis' unibrow > #kuboobs

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HOT CELEBRITY FAN

KANSAS: Olivia Wilde > KENTUCKY: Ashley Judd

NBA STARS FROM KU, UK

KENTUCKY: Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics > KANSAS: Mario Chalmers of the Miami Heat

TWITTER FOLLOWERS

KENTUCKY: 40,000+ > KANSAS: 35,000+

COACHES' WEBSITES

coachcal.com > billself.com

= a Kentucky blowout. If you read the March 15 RedEye, you already would have known that. Whizzer, Andrew Shaw of the Blackhawks and Sarah Kustok of Comcast SportsNet all predicted Kentucky would topple Kansas for the title.


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