The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
The Charlotte Bobcats snaped a 16-game losing streak against the Dallas Mavericks with a 101-97 overtime win on Saturday night.
The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut’s amazing run was the final buzzer.
Butler coach Brad Stevens loves an underdog, whether it’s his team back in the Final Four or Connecticut making an unprecedented five-games-in-five-nights run through the Big East tournament.
When it’s win or go home, nobody’s better than Kemba and the kids.
Kemba Walker had 18 points, a career-high 12 assists and eight rebounds, and No. 3 seed Connecticut cruised past Bucknell 81-52 Thursday night to earn coach Jim Calhoun his 850th career victory.