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  • Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time

    Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time
    ARLINGTON, Texas — They took the stairs. They took them one step at a time. They took them one by one when there wasn't anything to play for last season and they were the pariahs of the NCAA. They took them one step at a time even after Louisville...
  • 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....
  • Late Run Is A Recruiting Gold Mine For UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Now that the Huskies have won the title, athletic director Warde Manuel plans to sit down with coach Kevin Ollie and talk about a new contract, which will include more years and dollars. "Right now, I'm going to go to [the...
  • Napier's 22 points help Connecticut top Kentucky 60-54 for 4th national title

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier saved the best for last. In the final game of a brilliant career, the 6-foot-1 Napier — UConn's senior All-American point guard — stood up to Kentucky's all-freshman lineup and emerged with his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Huskies' Return Schedule And Rally

    Here's the full release from UConn: STORRS, Conn. (April 7, 2014) -- The University of Connecticut men's basketball team travel party will leave Dallas, Texas, via charter flight at 12:30 p.m. EDT (11:30 a.m. Dallas time) on Tuesday, April 8, 2014....
  • 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...
  • 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...