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Huskies face Wildcats, NCAA Championship tonight on KNOE

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The men's college basketball season comes to an end tonight as Kentucky faces Connecticut in the NCAA championship game.

Another huge crowd at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will be on hand to watch the Wildcats of coach John Calipari square off against the Huskies of UConn coach Kevin Ollie.

The 'Cats advanced with a 74-73 win over Wisconsin two nights ago while UConn upset top-seed Florida 63-53.

At this point of the season, records don't mean anything. But for the record, Kentucky is 29-10 entering the game while UConn is 31-8.

The leader of the Huskies is All-American Shabazz Napier while the Wildcats are led by big man Julius Randle and twins, Aaron and Andrew Harrison.

UConn and UK met in the 2011 NCAA Tournament national semifinals with the Huskies winning. They went on to win the national title that year. Watch the championship game tonight on KNOE 8 at 8:00 PM.

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