Women’s basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game.
The Connecticut Huskies are back in a very familiar position, undefeated and playing for a national championship.
The last time Florida lost there were still 23 shopping days until Christmas.
Top-ranked Connecticut heads to the Final Four in Nashville as the best shot-blocking team in the history of women’s basketball.
Shabazz Napier can shoot, drive and dish, hit big shots, pick off passes, carry a team down the stretch of a game and a season.
UConn’s men’s basketball team has overcome academic sanctions, player transfers, a coaching change and a switch in conferences to make it back to the Final Four.
Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis continued her splendid run through the NCAA tournament with 17 points, and Connecticut advanced to the women’s Final Four for the seventh straight year with a 69-54 victory against Texas A&M on Monday night.
Tonight’s Elite 8 matchup in Lincoln has the UConn Women, winners of 42 straight, against a Texas A&M Team trying to reach it’s 2nd Final Four in 4 years.
Given that Connecticut is a 7-seed and Kentucky is an 8-seed, you might think that the Wildcats – and not the Huskies – are the slightly more surprising Final Four team. Well, you would be incorrect. Connecticut is far more surprising.
A century and a quarter of Storrs Agricultural College/Connecticut Agricultural College/University of Connecticut athletics later you can put down the month of March, 2014 as the most important month in the history of UCONN athletics.