The Kentucky Wildcats defeated Baylor on Sunday afternoon, 82-70, setting up an all-Bluegrass State National Semifinal with Louisville next Saturday.Kentucky, ranked #1 in the country most of the season, and considered the favorite to win the national championship, raced out to a 42-22 halftime lead and cruised the rest of the way.
Star freshman Anthony Davis had 18 points, 11 rebounds, and six blocked shots to lead the Wildcats. He landed awkwardly on his left knee in the second half and appeared to be injured, but returned to the game.
Kentucky will meet in-state rival Louisville next Saturday in the National Semifinals at the Superdome in New Orleans. The two teams met on Kentucky's home floor on New Year's Eve, with the Wildcats winning 69-62.