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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Blair Kerkhoff: Rich will get richer, but NCAA Tournament should stay dynamic

    ARLINGTON, Texas This space has often been a spot to review the college basketball season, but this year let's look ahead. The NCAA power structure is about to change. By the end of April it's possible the five major football-playing conferences (Big 12,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Connecticut 60, Kentucky 54

    Connecticut 60, Kentucky 54: Shabazz Napier led the way with 22 points and six rebounds as the Huskies held off the Wildcats in North Texas to win their fourth National Championship. Ryan Boatright added 14 points and three steals for Connecticut (32-8)...