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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)

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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)

NCAA Tournament Elite Eight: How They Got Here

Elite Eight          Conference

1.  Florida             Southeastern

Path

UCLA (2-1)             Pacific Twelve

Pitt  (1-1)                Atlantic Coast

Albany (0-1)          America East

 

2.Arizona               Pacific Twelve

Path

S.D. St. (2-1)           Mountain West

Gonzaga (1-1)       West Coast

Weber St. (0-1)      Big Sky

 

3.Dayton                Atlantic Ten

Path

Stanford (2-1)        Pacific Twelve

Syracuse (1-1)       Atlantic Coast

Ohio St.  (0-1)        Big Ten

 

4.Wisconsin           Big Ten

Path

Baylor (2-1)           Big Twelve

Oregon (1-1)        Pacific Twelve

American (0-1)     Patriot

 

5.Mich. St.              Big Ten

Path

Virginia (2-1)         Atlantic Coast

Harvard (1-1)       Ivy League

Delaware (0-1)    Colonial Athletic

 

6.U Conn              American Athletic

Path

Iowa St. (2-1)      Big Twelve

Villanova (1-1)    Big East

St. Joes     (0-1)    Atlantic Ten

 

7.Kentucky         Southeastern

Path

Louisville (2-1)  American Athletic

Wichita St(1-1)  Missouri Valley

Kansas St(0-1)  Big Twelve

 

8.Michigan          Big Ten

Path

Tennessee(3-1) Southeastern

Texas (1-1)         Big Twelve

Wofford (0-1)    Southern