Deng Scores 30, Heat Roll Over Mavs 105-96Luol Deng scored a season-high 30 points, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade added 20 apiece and the Miami Heat stayed perfect against Dallas since the 2011 NBA Finals with a 105-96 victory over the Mavericks on Sunday night.
LeBron Says He's Thrilled For UConn's Kevin Ollie LeBron James remembers just about every detail from his days playing alongside Kevin Ollie in Cleveland, including that the newly crowned coach of the NCAA champions wore No. 12.
Rising Star: Kentucky Guard James YoungYoung scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young's ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipLast 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.
UConn Wins NCAA Championship Connecticut's upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky.
Unlikely Title Matchup Concludes NCAA TournamentThere’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.
Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For TitleThe 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.
Florida's Season A Success Despite Final Four FlopScottie Wilbekin sat hunched in his locker, his eyes red, his voice hush and his legs still cramping.
Daniels Sparks UConn To 63-53 Upset Of Florida DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to help UConn snap Florida's 30-game win streak with a 63-53 upset of the Gators at the Final Four.
UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays OffThe 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.
Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan BoatrightOn 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.
Gators Can Avenge Both Losses In Final FourThe 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.