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#10 UConn Huskies

Overall Record
Last Game
vs Villanova W 71-59
Conference Record
Next Game
@Villanova 03/05/2023
The past two national champions will meet when Connecticut visits Kansas as part of the Big East-Big 12 Battle next season.
Connecticut’s victory over San Diego State in the men’s national championship game is the lowest-viewed final on record.
UConn’s NCAA champion basketball team arrived back on campus Tuesday to more than 7,000 cheering fans inside Gampel Pavilion, the team’s home arena.
President Joe Biden has scrapped the idea of inviting to the White House the NCAA champion Louisiana State women’s basketball team along with Iowa’s players, who lost the title to LSU.
The Cinderellas certainly had their moments in this March Madness. More than a few, actually. In the end, it was a familiar face that won the NCAA Tournament.
There was a short list of believers in the potential of a rebuilt UConn roster before the season started.
UConn had its way with San Diego State in a dominating first half, threatening to turn the national championship game into a monumental rout.
Adama Sanogo powered UConn to the school’s fifth national title with a 76-59 victory over San Diego State.
San Diego State was done in by a terrible shooting drought in the first half of Monday night’s national title game against UConn.
UConn was not a top seed in the NCAA Tournament. Even so, the Huskies sure played like one.

In a March Madness unique because of early exits from the favorites, it was No. 4 seed UConn that emerged victorious with a 76-59 win over No. 5 seed San Diego State in the title game in Houston.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — UConn has rolled through March Madness so far, the one constant in this year’s unpredictable NCAA Tournament.
Both Connecticut and San Diego State used an offseason of work in the transfer portal to bolster teams that have reached the NCAA title game.
HOUSTON (AP) — Ask some college sports fans what they think of when the name “UConn” comes up and the first probably isn’t the men’s basketball program, despite being one win away from its fifth national title.
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Connecticut guard Jordan Hawkins says he had no doubt he was going to play in Saturday night’s 72-59 win against Miami in the Final Four despite battling a stomach illness.
Lamont Butler hit the biggest shot in San Diego State history, putting the Aztecs in the national championship game for the first time.
Miami earned its way to the Final Four in part by having one of the nation’s best offenses with multiple options for hitting big shots.
UConn doled out another drama-free basketball beatdown, getting 21 points and 10 rebounds from Adama Sanogo to dispatch Miami 72-59 and move one win from the school’s fifth national title.
The saying goes that defense wins championships. But it’s largely been top-tier offenses winning the NCAA championship in March Madness.
March Madness has rounded toward the Final Four and No. 1 seeds are nowhere to be found. Instead, the Final Four will have no team seeded better than No. 4 for the first time since seeding began in 1979.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A bettor in December placed $500 on Florida Atlantic at 400-1 odds to make the Final Four, costing Westgate Las Vegas $200,000.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State star guard Jacy Sheldon said she’s returning for a fifth year after missing most of this season with a leg injury.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Before every home game, UConn’s hype man gets on his microphone and greets the crowd with, “Welcome to the basketball capital of the Wooooorrrrld!”
Everyone’s heard of UConn. The rest of the participants in next weekend’s Final Four may need name tags.
Dan Hurley got choked up when asked about his dad on the eve of UConn’s Sweet 16 game. Tears flowed again before the Huskies’ Elite Eight game, this time from thinking about what he considers his other family.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alijah Martin, Vladislav Goldin and ninth-seeded Florida Atlantic became the first and lowest-seeded team to reach this year’s Final Four as the Owls withstood another huge game by Kansas State’s Markquis Nowell to beat the Wildcats 79-76 on Saturday night.
UConn’s record streak of reaching 14 straight Final Fours ended when third-seeded Ohio State beat the No. 2 seed Huskies 73-61 in the Sweet 16 of the women’s NCAA Tournament.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Long known as the city that never sleeps, New York has a rival for that title in 24/7 Las Vegas, and in both places, stars shine as bright as the neon lights in Times Square or the Vegas Strip.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gonzaga pulled off a March miracle against UCLA in Sweet 16, winning an epic game that featured a furious rally and two 3-pointers in the final 13 seconds.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — After UConn lost as a 5 seed to 12th-seeded New Mexico State in the first round of last year’s NCAA Tournament, Huskies coach Dan Hurley told his core players they would be back on this stage.