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.
Everybody Won The 2014 NCAA Final FourYeah, UConn won the National Championship game over Kentucky's incredible freshmen 60-54. It was a thrilling game, but the fans of basketball were the real winners.
Returning Huskies Leading The Way In Final FourUConn is not only back in the NCAA, but playing in the Final Four for the third time in six seasons. It's the first Final Four appearance under Kevin Ollie, who took over last season for his mentor Jim Calhoun.
UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays OffThe 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.
Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young BallersWilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don't remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World's Most Famous Arena.