Cowboys' Draft Pick Byron Jones Not Just A 'Workout Warrior'The reference is to the 6-1, 199-pound UConn product’s freakish athleticism. Jones set an unofficial 'world record' in the broad jump at the NFL Combine with a leap of 12 foot, 3 inches.
Texas Ready For Sweet 16 Matchup With UConnTexas coach Karen Aston hasn't seen the tape from her first meeting with Connecticut, which came in the 2003 Final Four. The Longhorns lost by two that night when Aston was an assistant coach.
UConn Favored Over SMU To Win American Athletic Conference Defending national champion UConn has been picked by coaches in the American Athletic Conference as a preseason favorite to edge out SMU for the league title.
Huskies Shine Again In Underdog RoleNo matter how many times the UConn Huskies were told they couldn't do something, they wouldn't listen. Well, look who's woofing now.
Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James YoungYoung scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young's ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipLast night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school's fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
NCAA Finals: Second Half Not So SlumberKentucky was down by 15 points. They had only scored half as many points that UConn had in the first half. It appeared to be game over for the Wildcats. But, not so fast.
What You Need To Know Just Before The Tip-OffBefore tonight's tip-ff between UConn and Kentucky - there are a few things you need to know.
Mask Behind The Mask At UConnCaught up with UCONN mascot Jonathan the Husky deep in the bowels of AT&T Stadium in Arlington before the NCAA Championship game.
NCAA Championship Preview: No.8 Kentucky vs No.7 ConnecticutConnecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.
UConn's Boatright Feeds Off Defensive DisruptionRyan Boatright plays defense like a personal-space-invading bully, getting into his opponent's chest, bumping him around, chopping at his arms, tangling up his feet.
Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For TitleThe wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.