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  • Experience trumps youth as UConn keeps Kentucky at bay to claim title

    ARLINGTON, Texas Connecticut, the team that never beat SMU during an up-and-down regular season, earned the right to forever be called college basketball's 2014 national champion Monday at AT&T Stadium. The Huskies held off Kentucky 60-54 in front of the...
  • Gil LeBreton: UConn's experience too much for young Kentucky to handle

    ARLINGTON, Texas Live by the freshman, die by the freshman. Long of tooth, on the other hand, and poised to the finish, the Connecticut Huskies showed the college basketball world the value of staying the course Monday night. Shabazz Napier, UConn's...
  • Torch is passed to Napier

    ARLINGTON, Texas The common thread through Connecticut's first three national championships was a strong lead guard. Make it four for four, and add Shabazz Napier's name to the list. Napier controlled the Huskies' 60-54 triumph over Kentucky in the NCAA...
  • UConn tops Kentucky for 4th NCAA title

    UConn tops Kentucky for 4th NCAA title
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Only nine minutes remained in the NCAA tournament championship when guard Ryan Boatright rolled his ankle. His mother, Tanesha, watching from the AT&T Stadium stands, knew her son wouldn't budge. That's not how the Boatrights,...
  • Lakers: Calipari is not our next coach

    Lakers: Calipari is not our next coach
    Is John Calipari heading from the Bluegrass State to Hollywood? Former Kentucky basketball star Rex Chapman tweeted Monday that Calipari, the Wildcats' coach, would be the Los Angeles Lakers' next coach. The Lakers moved quickly to deny the report,...
  • Ex-Kentucky star Rex Chapman: John Calipari is 'done deal' to Lakers

    Ex-Kentucky star Rex Chapman: John Calipari is 'done deal' to Lakers
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Nothing like putting out a juicy oh-by-the-way rumor before the biggest college basketball game of the season. But former Kentucky star Rex Chapman tweeted before Monday night's national title game that Kentucky Coach John...
  • UConn's Tough-As-Nails Game Plan Nets Another Title

    The UConn men's basketball team won the national championship for the fourth time Monday night, emerging from a wildly entertaining game against Kentucky much the same way it navigated the entire season. The Huskies found a way, and they were resourceful...
  • Connecticut's experience prevails over Kentucky's youth, 60-54

    Connecticut's experience prevails over Kentucky's youth, 60-54
    By Art Garcia, The Sports Xchange ARLINGTON, Texas — Senior guard Shabazz Napier and Connecticut's band of upperclassmen proved that experience still means something in the one-and-done age of college basketball. The Huskies won the fourth...
  • UConn-Kentucky: Two Underdogs Battle To Be Superman

    UConn-Kentucky: Two Underdogs Battle To Be Superman
    ARLINGTON, Texas — With each step along the route to the mountaintop, UConn's opponent has been built up. St Joseph's? The Hawks were hot, and the Huskies were not. Villanova? The No. 2 seed. Iowa State? Too quick. Michigan State? Too big...
  • UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage

    UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage
    NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
  • Kentucky-Connecticut: Who has the edge?

    8:10 p.m. Monday, AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas; CBS Offense The Wildcats, averaging 75.3 points, hit opponents in waves. Their dominant inside presence overwhelms teams, led by Julius Randle's 15.1 points and 10.5 rebounds. Kentucky embarrassed...