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NCAA Men's Championship Game

60th NCAA Division I Championship Game. Date: Monday, March 30, at the Alamodome. Coaches: Rick Majerus of Utah and Tubby Smith of Kentucky. Favorite: Kentucky by 4.

Attendance: 40,509; Officials: Jim Burr, Donnee Gray, Mike Sanzere; TV Rating: 17.8/28 share (CBS).

Kentucky 78

  FG FT  Reb   
 Min M-A M-A Pts O-T A PF
Allen Edwards242-70-040-150
Scott Padgett336-104-4172-514
Nazr Mohammed135-90-0100-214
Wayne Turner272-52-460-240
Jeff Sheppard347-142-2162-431
Jamaal Magloire222-33-370-214
Heshimu Evans233-42-2101-601
Cameron Mills122-42-280-010
Saul Smith70-00-000-000
Michael Bradley50-00-000-101
TOTALS20029-5715-17785-231515
Three-point FG: 5-17 (Evans 2-2, Mills 2-4, Padgett 1-5, Turner 0-1, Sheppard 0-2, Edwards 0-3); Team Rebounds: 1; Blocked Shots: 6 (Magloire 3, Mohammed 2, Evans); Turnovers: 11 (Turner 5, Evans 3, Sheppard 2, Mohammed); Steals: 7 (Turner 3, Sheppard 2, Edwards, Evans); Percentages: 2-Pt FG (.600), 3-Pt FG (.294), Total FG (.509), Free Throws (.882).

Utah 69

  FG FT  Reb   
 Min M-A M-A Pts O-T A PF
Hanno Mottola284-106-6154-804
Alex Jensen355-63-3140-222
Michael Doleac345-124-6155-1012
Andre Miller376-154-7162-655
Drew Hansen321-60-021-512
Britton Johnsen163-40-070-400
Jordie McTavish30-00-000-021
David Jackson100-10-000-012
Trace Caton50-10-000-000
TOTALS20024-5517-226912-351218
Three-point FG: 4-14 (Jensen 1-1, Doleac 1-1, Johnsen 1-2, Mottola 1-3, Jackson 0-1, Caton 0-1, Hansen 0-2, Miller 0-3); Team Rebounds: 4; Blocked Shots: 2 (Doleac 2); Turnovers: 18 (Miller 8, Mottola 3, Johnsen 3, Hansen 2, Jensen, Doleac); Steals: 8 (Hansen 3, Doleac 3, Miller 2). Percentages: 2-Pt FG (.488), 3-Pt FG (.286), Total FG (.436), Free Throws (.773).
Utah (WAC) 41 28—69
Kentucky (SEC) 3144—78

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