Kentucky freshman Immanuel Quickley doesn’t have that many specific memories of the NCAA tournament, but they all seem to involve the play of high-scoring guards.
The most impactful for Quickley as he was growing up outside Baltimore was watching Stephen Curry lead a lesser-known bunch of Wildcats from little Davidson to the Elite Eight in 2008.
“That was probably one of the coolest moments, I think,” Quickley said Wednesday, sitting in the corner of a crowded dressing room at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. “I had never heard of Davidson.”
There were others, too, like Kemba Walker leading Connecticut to the national championship three...