Mark Story

April 6, 2012 7:45 AM

Mark Story: State shone during NCAA Tournament

At the end of Monday night's NCAA men's basketball championship, CBS needed to make a change to the tourney-ending montage it always plays to the syrupy

One Shining Moment

: With apologies to our friends in Ohio (with their four sweet 16 teams), CBS should have dedicated its finale exclusively to the state of Kentucky. From the initial game of the First Four to the last game of the Final Four, this was the greatest NCAA Tournament ever for the commonwealth.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.

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