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Shabazz Napier capped off a phenomenal UConn career with a national title as a senior, and a similar story could be on the way in 2014-15.
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Monday | BleacherReport
A decade ago, hundreds of thousands of UConn fans descended upon Hartford, Conn., to celebrate the first school in history to win national championships in both men's and women's basketball.
A Victory Parade and Rally for the UConn Men's and Women's Basketball teams in downtown Hartford, Conn.
UConn 's preseason work was done. The jog around campus, the grueling early practices, first night, the hard-to-watch exhibition games were all finished.
Tuesday morning, I picked up the Connecticut Post, and the front page paged trumpeted "ALL THAT 'BAZZ: Behind Shabazz Napier, UConn proves the experts wrong with an improbable run to the NCAA title."
After three wondrous weeks of fantastic finishes, Kentucky came up short in the national championship game, falling 60-54 to the Connecticut Huskies in the finals of the NCAA Tournament at AT&T Stadium.
Apr 7, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Connecticut Huskies head coach Kevin Ollie waves to fans after cutting down the net following the championship game of the Final Four in the 2014 NCAA Mens Division I Championship tournament against the Kentucky Wildcats at AT&T Stadium.
Somehow, John Wall was able to fly to Dallas to watch Kentucky lose to Connecticut in Monday's NCAA title game , fly back home to Washington by 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, catch some sleep, wake up and go through practice in preparation for the most important game of the season.
So, is it too early to look ahead at what March and April of 2015 might look like in college basketball? Admittedly, we don't have a good handle on which underclassmen will cannonball - the ones who should and the ones who shouldn't - into the NBA draft pool.
The UConn second-year head coach took the microphone -- in an-out-of-character moment -- and told the crowd still lingering around Gampel Pavilion after the final regular-season home game that next time they gathered there it would be to celebrate a national championship.
Stefanie Dolson and her team of basketball sisters beat Notre Dame lickety-split.
It was in honor of the women's basketball team, which beat Notre Dame 79-58 in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, capturing a record ninth national title, and the men's team, which beat Kentucky 60-54 in Arlington, Texas, about 23 hours earlier, capturing its fourth NCAA title.
Brandeis University in Massachusetts has decided not to award an honorary degree to a woman who has made comments critical of Islam.