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  • Connecticut won't be denied in 60-54 win over Kentucky for NCAA title

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison launched a last-seconds three-point shot Monday from the same spot he'd knocked two straight opponents out of the tournament. This time he didn't make it, though, and this time it didn't...
  • Kentucky vs. UConn matchup was about "athlete-students"

    Kentucky vs. UConn matchup was about "athlete-students"
    ARLINGTON, Texas – On the day before the national championship game, NCAA President Mark Emmert and some other intercollegiate athletic muckety-mucks held a news conference in which the term “student-athlete” was used exactly 45 times....
  • Connecticut's Shabazz Napier is honored after Huskies win NCAA title

    Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier was named on Monday the most outstanding player of the NCAA tournament Final Four. He was joined on the team by Julius Randle of Kentucky and Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels. Meanwhile, though no teams...
  • Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

    ARLINGTON, Texas Coach Kevin Ollie walked to the Connecticut fans' corner, raised his hands, stretched his fingers and hid his thumb. Four, as in the number of national championships for the Huskies since 1999. Connecticut brilliantly slowed the pace of...
  • After A Season Of Doubts, Believe In The UConn Men

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers. The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
  • Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here

    Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an outsider. Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an insider. And sometimes, well, sometimes the message from within is so good that it can even overcome our flinty New England skepticism....
  • Huskies Hope Final Four Experience Helps Them Settle Down

    STORRS – The Final Four is a new, eye-opening experience for most teams. "The event of the Final Four is almost like the Super Bowl," Florida coach Billy Donovan said this week. "The players just need to understand what they're walking into. When...
  • UConn's Napier slays Spartans

    NEW YORK Connecticut was the school searching for a home when the conference musical chairs stopped last year. UConn was the school that could not play in the 2013 Big East or NCAA Tournaments because of low Academic Progress Rate scores. This UConn...
  • John Clay: Fun facts from the Final Four

    Random Final Four notes: With the exception of Florida, which has won 30 straight games, every Final Four team had to handle a stretch of hard times. After a 16-0 start, Wisconsin lost five of its next six games. Kentucky lost three of its last four...
  • UConn returns to Final Four with new coach after two tumultuous years

    Connecticut is no stranger to the NCAA Final Four. The Huskies earned their fifth berth since 1999. But this team, the seventh-seed from the American Athletic Conference, which a year ago was banned from postseason play because of poor academic...
  • Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game

    Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game
    LINCOLN, Neb. — A half continent away from Madison Square Garden, the full onslaught of UConn basketball continued Monday night. A half continent away from an ear-shattering Sunday afternoon in an arena players love to call the Mecca of basketball,...