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.
Ryan Boatright plays defense like a personal-space-invading bully, getting into his opponent’s chest, bumping him around, chopping at his arms, tangling up his feet.
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.
DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak.
The last time Florida lost there were still 23 shopping days until Christmas.
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.
University of Connecticut students set newspapers on fire, “crowd-surfed” and threw a variety of objects in a large campus celebration after the men’s basketball team’s win in the NCAA tournament, but police say it wasn’t a riot and no serious injuries were reported.