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Head coach Kevin Ollie of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel Championship

Last 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.

04/08/2014

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, 60-54 Over Kentucky

Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.

04/07/2014

Kentucky 75 v Michigan 72

Pete Strickland Talks NCAA Tournament With Vinny And Rob

Pete Strickland joined Vinny and Rob to talk some NCAA hoops.

105.7 The Fan–04/07/2014

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Video Blog: Tony Kovach’s Final Four Preview

105.7 The FAN’s Tony Kovach talks March Madness and previews the Final Four and what to look for in the match-ups.

04/02/2014

Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.

04/01/2014

Joe Harris #12 and London Perrantes #23 of the Virginia Cavaliers. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young Ballers

Wilt 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.

03/28/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

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Some From Newtown Join Vigil At National Cathedral

Members of the Newtown, Conn., community, including the parent of a teacher killed in a school massacre a year ago, gathered at the National Cathedral Thursday for a vigil to remember those who lost their lives because of gun violence.

12/12/2013

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No. 8 Maryland Falls To No. 1 Connecticut 72-55

Breanna Stewart scored 26 points, and top-ranked Connecticut pulled away to a 72-55 victory on Friday night.

11/15/2013

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No. 18 UConn Holds Off Maryland 78-77

Shabazz Napier scored 18 points, Niels Giffey had 13 and No. 18 Connecticut survived Maryland’s second-half surge in a 78-77 victory Friday night.

11/09/2013

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Family Plans Brooklyn Funeral For Woman In Capital Chase

The family of a Connecticut woman, who was shot to death by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier, plans to hold a funeral for her next week in Brooklyn.

10/11/2013

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Towson Upsets Connecticut 33-18

Towson running back Terrance West ran for 156 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers won for the first time against an opponent from the bowl subdivision, upsetting UConn 33-18 in the season opener for both teams Thursday night.

08/30/2013

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