On This Date 3/22/1958

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Kentucky emerges from the ashes of scandal to win the NCAA Tournament, beating Seattle 84-72 in Louisville. The Wildcats were powerhouse winning three championships in four years before a point-shaving scandal led to them being shut down by the NCAA in 1953. Kentucky remained a solid team under Adolph Rupp in the aftermath and again reclaimed their spot on the top of the college basketball world.

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