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.
BYU has come up with two of the biggest upsets in the NCAA women’s tournament to get to the school’s first Sweet 16 since 2002.
Connecticut’s opponents spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to slow the Huskies’ offense. A bigger challenge may be finding a way to score on the nation’s top-ranked women’s team.