The freshman sensation led the Wildcats to the title game with 18 points on 7-for-8 shooting to go along with 14 rebounds and five blocks.
Senior Darius Miller's three-pointer with 5:07 to go gave Kentucky a seven-point lead and needed breathing room.
34.8 Louisville's shooting percentage (24-for-69).
9 Consecutive shots missed by the Cardinals after pulling within 53-51.
23 Minutes for Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist due to foul trouble.
|Cincinnati - WP: A. Simon||4||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Samardzija||1|
|St. Louis - LP: M. Wacha||1||FINAL|
|Washington - WP: G. Gonzalez||3|
|Milwaukee - WP: K. Lohse||5||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: C. Morton||3|
|Toronto - WP: S. Delabar||3||FINAL|
|Cleveland - LP: M. Rzepczynski||2|
|LA Angels||11||Bottom 9th Inning|
|Atlanta - WP: A. Harang||6||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: J. Niese||0|
|Baltimore - WP: C. Tillman||8||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: J. Lackey||4|
|NY Yankees||5||Bottom 8th Inning|
|Seattle - LP: Y. Medina||4||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: S. Cishek||8|
|Chicago WSox||0||Top 9th Inning|
|Minnesota||0||Top 9th Inning|
|Philadelphia||1||Top 7th Inning|
|Houston||0||Bottom 1st Inning|
|San Francisco||0||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Arizona||0||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Dallas||1||1st Prd 5:16|