As we mentioned yesterday, there are few schools more basketball-crazy than Kentucky and Connecticut. So when UConn emerged victorious from last night’s national championship, emotions were bound to be running high on both sides.
How did the newspapers in each of these teams’ respective states handle the news? Not surprisingly, people in Connecticut were happy, while those in Kentucky were sad. Since we don’t get to sit down and read each local paper in Lexington and Hartford every morning, here are the front pages of all the major publications on both sides, via Newseum: