After the NCAA announced it had allowed North Carolina to escape epic academic fraud unpunished, the response from UConn fans was swift and furious.
On Twitter, on fan sites, UConn fans expressed anger that their basketball program was booted from the 2013 NCAA Tournament for low grades, while Carolina walked after 18 years of bogus classes.
"But what happened after that?" UConn men's coach Kevin Ollie said Monday at AAC basketball media day. "I honestly believe we don't win the 2014 national championship if our guys didn't go through that. They had a chip on their shoulder. They had a passion. That's what life is all about.
"When you think it's the...