Ecstatic UConn fans have been celebrating the Huskies’ men’s national basketball title on the campus in Storrs, Conn. — breaking street lights, smashing at least one campus window and overturning furniture inside the student union.
Connecticut and Notre Dame may have spent too much time together in the Big East _ and it apparently got annoying.
The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team will be flying back home with the national championship that will be celebrated at a campus rally just before the women’s team plays for the national title.
It’s not that Kevin Ollie looked uncomfortable sitting on a stool in front of the Connecticut bench. It’s just that he looked a lot more comfortable in a defensive stance exhorting the Huskies in the national championship game.
The UConn Huskies’ main characteristic the past few years has been their resiliency, their ability to find ways to win when told they had no chance. They showed that resiliency again Monday night.
Students at the University of Connecticut are celebrating their school’s 60-54 win over Kentucky to win the NCAA national championship.
Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
The cupola at Aetna is glowing Husky blue.
Notre Dame is looking for its first championship since 2001, with senior Kayla McBride trying to help the Irish cap an undefeated season with a win against their old Big East nemesis, Connecticut.
Foul shots were a major factor in the NCAA National Championship game: UConn was 10 for 10 from the foul line ; Kentucky was 13 of 24 from the foul line, and missed its final three attempts.