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.
DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak.
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.
Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
Quinnipiac jumped to an early lead and cruised past St. Cloud State 4-1 on Thursday in the NCAA hockey semifinals.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — We live in a world where Dante Taylor is met with thunderous applause for something he did on the offensive end. So is it finally safe to say this season will be different for the Panthers?
The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut’s amazing run was the final buzzer.
Kemba Walker hit the winning basket on a classic stepback jumper at the buzzer, and No. 21 Connecticut stunned third-ranked Pittsburgh 76-74 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament on Thursday.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Here’s your daily breakdown of today’s action and a load of pregame links!
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Monday was a big measuring stick game for both Pitt and UConn, with the Panthers coming out the big winners.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Pitt coach Jamie Dixon along with Brad Wanamaker, Gary McGhee, Ashton Gibbs and Nasir Robinson spoke after the game. Here’s what they had to say.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — No. 6 Pitt remained undefeated against AP top 5 opponents at the Petersen Events Center, beating No. 4 UConn by a score of 78-63.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Join me in a live chat as No. 6 Pitt hosts No. 4 UConn in the Big East opener for both teams.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — The Huskies and Panthers have been the two most successful Big East teams the last 10 years, and that has translated in to heated games in high-profile settings.
Chris Gates | 93-7 The Fan — Big East Conference play starts tonight for both No. 6 Pitt and No. 4 UConn at 8:30 p.m. at the Petersen Events Center.