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ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 05: Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal against the Florida Gators at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Connecticut Huskies defeated the Florida Gators 63-53. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Unlikely Title Matchup Concludes NCAA Tournament

There’s an old saying of what a difference a year makes. For the University of Connecticut and the University of Kentucky, it’s the difference between sitting at home and playing for a national championship.

CBS Miami–04/07/2014

(Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for FORTUNE)

US Reps Wasserman Schultz, Courtney Make NCAA Bet

Two U.S. Representatives made a friendly wager on Saturday’s basketball game between the University of Florida Gators and the UConn Huskies.

04/05/2014

(Source: AP)

It’s UConn-Florida, Not Napier-Wilbekin

Mention Connecticut basketball and Shabazz Napier is the first name to come up. Talk about top-ranked Florida and Scottie Wilbekin is the player most often brought up.

04/05/2014

Dayton 52 v Florida 62

Gators Ready To Claim Another Final Four Victory Saturday

The Florida Gators have lost two games this season, one to Wisconsin (November 12) and the other to Connecticut (December 2). That makes it fitting that if the Gators want to win another national championship, they may have to beat both teams.

CBS Miami–04/04/2014

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

UCLA 68 v Florida 79

Gators Can Avenge Both Losses In Final Four

The last time the Florida Gators tasted defeat, the team was in Connecticut watching the Huskies celebrate a last-second victory off the hands of guard Shabazz Napier. Fast forward thirty victories later and a classic Final Four matchup is ready for Saturday.

CBS Miami–03/31/2014

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

(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hartley Scores 18, No. 1 UConn Tops USF 63-38

Bria Hartley scored 18 points and Breanna Stewart and Stefanie Dolson each had 15 to help No. 1 Connecticut remain unbeaten with a 63-38 rout of cold-shooting South Florida on Sunday.

02/16/2014

(Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

No. 22 UConn Beats Central Florida 75-55

Lasan Kromah and Shabazz Napier each had 17 points and seven rebounds, and No. 22 Connecticut easily defeated Central Florida 75-55 on Sunday night.

02/09/2014

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