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  • Dog or 'Cats? NCAA tournament offers a surprise final

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Well everyone had it wrong — you, me, the postman and the NCAA selection committee. All that teeth-gnashing over tournament seeding has produced an NCAA championship game between a No. 7 and No. 8. Let's hear it for a...
  • NCAA Title Game Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn Vs. No. 8 Kentucky

    Site: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas Time: Monday, about 9:10 p.m. TV: CBS (Jim Nantz, Steve Kerr, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 3-1 Last meeting:...
  • Jim Calhoun Breaks Down The UConn-Kentucky Game

    Jim Calhoun Breaks Down The UConn-Kentucky Game
    Former coach Jim Calhoun broke down the UConn-Kentucky national championship for The Courant: "[Kentucky] has the talent to, during all 40 minutes, make any kind of play. We saw some of those plays [Saturday against Wisconsin], above the rim. One play,...
  • UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage

    UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage
    NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
  • UConn-Kentucky: Two Underdogs Battle To Be Superman

    UConn-Kentucky: Two Underdogs Battle To Be Superman
    ARLINGTON, Texas — With each step along the route to the mountaintop, UConn's opponent has been built up. St Joseph's? The Hawks were hot, and the Huskies were not. Villanova? The No. 2 seed. Iowa State? Too quick. Michigan State? Too big...
  • Late Run Is A Recruiting Gold Mine For UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Now that the Huskies have won the title, athletic director Warde Manuel plans to sit down with coach Kevin Ollie and talk about a new contract, which will include more years and dollars. "Right now, I'm going to go to [the...
  • CAMPEONES! UConn toma los escalones a la cima del NCAA

    CAMPEONES! UConn toma los escalones a la cima del NCAA
    Entre las muchas frases notables de Kevin Ollie esta 'para creer en la oscuridad." El espera que sus jugadores crean, incluso cuando no pueden ver. Cuando los llevó al lugar del Final Four en enero, él esperaba que ellos creyeran. Cuando tomó el...
  • Connecticut won't be denied in 60-54 win over Kentucky for NCAA title

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison launched a last-seconds three-point shot Monday from the same spot he'd knocked two straight opponents out of the tournament. This time he didn't make it, though, and this time it didn't...
  • Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time

    Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time
    ARLINGTON, Texas — They took the stairs. They took them one step at a time. They took them one by one when there wasn't anything to play for last season and they were the pariahs of the NCAA. They took them one step at a time even after Louisville...
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...
  • Upset-minded Kentucky eager for another shot at top-ranked Gators

    Upset-minded Kentucky eager for another shot at top-ranked Gators
    The young Kentucky Wildcats feel like they have come a long way since they last faced the Florida Gators. Even though the Gators rolled to an 84-65 win last Saturday in Gainesville, the Wildcats said wins against LSU and Georgia have them ready to...
  • NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region

    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Region
    1 Wichita State (34-0, Missouri Valley champion) vs. 16 Play-in winner 1 (below) The Shockers have the experience from last year's run to the Final Four, plus they can shoot, are big and physical, and have a crafty point guard in sophomore Fred...