Voila! There it was Saturday evening — the cosmic hue over the Bluegrass State reverted to blue again. Rick Pitino had congratulated John Calipari and would say later how much he liked Kentucky’s team.
Louisville’s coach spoke for most of us. His orange-clad team was pretty good, too, and should open next season near the top, if not the top, of the polls.
Kentucky fans were aglow, having witnessed a school record 37 wins already, pushing its all-time wins lead over North Carolina to 24.