National Championship Game 2012: 5 Reasons Kansas Will Upset Kentucky

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National Championship Game 2012: 5 Reasons Kansas Will Upset Kentucky
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For the first time in three years, the Butler Bulldogs will not be playing for an NCAA Championship. This year’s championship game will not be the David vs. Goliath matchup we’ve almost grown accustomed to. 

It’s powerhouse program vs. powerhouse program. Kentucky has won seven National Championships, while Kansas has won three. 

It’s also a coaching rematch from the 2008 title game, when John Calipari watched Mario Chalmers and Bill Self dash the hopes of his Memphis Tigers. 

Four years later, the titanic showdown is reborn with new teams and new faces gunning for a title. 

Kansas is the underdog once again, yet here are five reasons why the Jayhawks will upset the Wildcats, making Calipari wait at least one more year.

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