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U Conn Claims National Title 60-54

The University of Connecticut Huskies used superb guard play and clutch three point shooting to hold off the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54  to claim their fourth NCAA Division I Men’s National Championship in basketball on Monday night.

 

Senior guard Shabazz Napier had 22 points, six rebounds and three assists, and his partner in defensive lock-down, Ryan Boatright, finished with 14 points.

(H/T: NCAA.com)

Connecticut Downs Florida Gators, Advances to National Championship

The Connecticut Huskies controlled the tempo after overcoming an early 7-0 deficit and hung on to defeat the Florida Gators 63-53 in Saturday’s first Final Four game, and secured a spot in Monday night’s National Championship game.

Connecticut Junior forward DeAndre Daniels was the critical contributor for U Conn, amassing 20 points and 10 rebounds in U Conn’s dominant performance.

(H/T:  Hayden Bird/ Streetwise Media and NCAA.com)

March Madness: U Conn Downs Michigan State to Earn Third Spot in Final Four

 

One Final Four game as set, as the Florida Gators will face the Connecticut Huskies, whom downed the Michigan State Spartans by the score of 60-54 on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.   Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half.  He hit three huge free throws with 37.6 seconds left to carry UConn to the Final Four.

U Conn Downs Michigan State to Move On to Final Four

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(H/T:  Rachel Cohen/ AP and Max Emfinger/ Around The SEC)