The stage was set for April 7. It had been a wild month of March, as College Basketball was rounding up another fantastic season full of thrilling finishes and electrifying players. All four number one seeds had blazed their way through the tournament to the Final Four, where Kansas throttled North Carolina and Memphis dismantled UCLA. Only the best were left standing, and the eyes of the basketball world turned to San Antonio for a National Championship of the ages.
Derrick Rose and the high-powered Memphis offense squared off against an equally superb Kansas squad. It was an epic battle of talent as both teams answered back and forth in a seesaw battle. One could only sit and marvel at two storied programs vying for a title. It was College Basketball in its finest hour.