Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward V.J. Beachem (3), Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard/forward Pat Connaughton (24), Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Bonzie Colson (35) battled Kentucky Wildcats forward Karl-Anthony Towns (12) for rebound as the University of Kentucky played Notre Dame in Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Oh., Saturday, March 28, 2015. This is first half action in the NCAA Midwest Region championship game. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward V.J. Beachem (3), Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard/forward Pat Connaughton (24), Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Bonzie Colson (35) battled Kentucky Wildcats forward Karl-Anthony Towns (12) for rebound as the University of Kentucky played Notre Dame in Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Oh., Saturday, March 28, 2015. This is first half action in the NCAA Midwest Region championship game. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward V.J. Beachem (3), Notre Dame Fighting Irish guard/forward Pat Connaughton (24), Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Bonzie Colson (35) battled Kentucky Wildcats forward Karl-Anthony Towns (12) for rebound as the University of Kentucky played Notre Dame in Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Oh., Saturday, March 28, 2015. This is first half action in the NCAA Midwest Region championship game. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

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