Athletes have long been known for having great style and the 2014 draft class did not disappoint.
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.
Chris discusses University of Connecticut basketball player Shabazz Napier’s assertion that athletes often go to bed hungry and Allyson Schwartz kicking off her ad campaign for Governor. He talks to Matthew Continetti from the Washington Free Beacon and filmmaker Phelim McAleer.
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.
The 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.
The Huskies, the seventh seed in the East Regional, beat overall No. 1 seed Florida 63-53 on Saturday night.
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.
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.
Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
Villanova became the highest seed to be knocked out of the tournament so far Saturday night.
Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
It will be the Butler Bulldogs taking on the Connecticut Huskies for the national championship in men’s basketball Monday night in Houston.