Kentucky downs Cornell, 62-45, and advances to Elite Eight

John Wall - photo by Chris Chambers | Getty
John Wall - photo by Chris Chambers | Getty

and top-seeded overcame an early deficit with a swarming defense, stopping Cornell’s captivating tournament run with a 62-45 win Thursday night in the East Regional semifinals.  With much of the Carrier Dome crowd – and the country – pulling for an upset by the 12th-seeded Ivy Leaguers, bolted to a 10-2 lead in the opening minutes.

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