Fans poured into the streets, rejoiced in dorms, bars and living rooms, and at one point became so raucous that riot police were briefly called in as the city held all-night parties to celebrate the Cardinals’ first NCAA title in a generation.
Aaron Craft hit a 3-pointer with a half-second left, and Ohio State escaped Dayton — a place of heartaches — as the lone high seed left in the NCAA tournament’s wild West Regional, beating Iowa State 78-75 on Sunday.
Both UConn and Iowa State want to make the most of the opportunity on Friday night, when the defending Big East co-champion Huskies (1-1) play host to the Cyclones (2-0).
The University of Connecticut plans a 9-11 remembrance ceremony prior to Friday’s game against Iowa State at Rentschler Field. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats before 7:30 to take part.
How do Iowa State and UConn match up for Friday’s game at Rentschler?