UK Men's Basketball

March 29, 2010

Bitter ending leaves Cats feeling unfulfilled

Eric Bledsoe, arguably Kentucky's most eager competitor, had never cried after a basketball game. But he wept unashamedly after UK lost to West Virginia on Saturday night. Reporters entering the post-game locker room saw several of his teammates sitting with towels draped over their head as if to shield themselves from the reality of a 73-66 loss in the NCAA Tournament East Regional finals. This was more than just elimination from a tournament or the end of another season.

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