Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women’s college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion.
Last night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school’s fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak with a 63-53 upset of the Gators at the Final Four.
DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak.
Top-ranked Connecticut heads to the Final Four in Nashville as the best shot-blocking team in the history of women’s basketball.
The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
Following UConn’s upset win over Michigan State on Sunday, the Huskies’ official Twitter account took a jab at President Obama – who had picked the MSU Spartans to win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
UConn is the top seed in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.
Shabazz Napier hit a free throw with 11.1 seconds left as No. 21 Connecticut held off 13th-ranked Cincinnati 58-56 Friday night to advance to the American Athletic Conference tournament final.