Tag Archives: “SEC Basketball”

Cuonzo Martin better off after leaving Tennessee to coach Cal

Shayn Roby’s Take: Tennessee made a huge mistake in letting Cuonzo Martin get away. So what if he was not as flashy as Bruce Pearl. He was a solid fundamental coach. What decent coach would want to go to a school that just ran a Sweet 16 coach away, who was one bogus charge call from the Elite Eight?

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)

Kentucky Wildcats to Face Connecticut Huskies in National Championship Game

 

 

By virtue of their last second shot by Aaron Harrison, the Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday and will face Connecticut in the National Championship game tonight.

All Access Video of Wildcat Victory Over Wisconsin

 

(H/T:  UKAthletics.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)

Kentucky Wildcats Down Michigan: Nail Down Last Spot in Final Four

Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.  A final heave by Nik Stauskas at the end sailed wide of the basket, and Kentucky’s Wildcats jumped for joy and dogpiled on top of Harrison at midcourt.

 

The Wildcats will face the Wisconsin Badgers in the second game on Saturday evening in Dallas at 8:49 p.m. EST in front of a national audience on CBS television.

(H/T: UKAthletics.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

View Video Highlights Courtesy of NCAA.com/ CBS Sports

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

Gators and Badgers Advance to Final Four

The Florida Gators and Wisconsin Badgers were the first two teams to nail their spots down in the Final Four on Saturday. The final two spots will be determined on Sunday as Kentucky faces Michigan, while Connecticut faces Michigan State.

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