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13 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

UConn's Boatright Honored As 'Hometown Hero'

Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the UConn Huskies to an unexpected men's basketball national championship this year.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Napier leads UConn past Kentucky in NCAA men's basketball title game

Connecticut led buzzer-to-buzzer and staved off a late comeback bid by Kentucky to win the NCAA national championship game 60-54.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

USA Today

Kentucky's James Young declares for NBA draft

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Beacon-News

Aurora to welcome home NCAA hoops champion Boatright

The city will welcome home Aurora's own NCAA basketball champion Ryan Boatright this Saturday with a celebration at the Paramount Theatre.

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The Hartford Courant

UConn Recruit Daniel Hamilton Talks About Commitment To Huskies

Daniel Hamilton and DeAndre Daniels, both LA kids, go way back. When UConn won the national championship, Hamilton texted his congratulations.

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The Charlotte Observer

Purvis enjoyed UConn's ride to NCAA title

The NCAA doesn't allow transfers to travel with the team, so Rodney Purvis missed Connecticut's first two road trips in the NCAA tournament.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

NCAA approves expanded meal allowance

The move occurred eight days after Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier complained during the Final Four that he sometimes went to bed "starving" because he couldn't afford food.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

USA Today

Nielsen ratings: NCAA men's basketball final wins

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News Times

Obama praises UConn's dominance

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, center, Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, left, and men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie celebrate UConn's titles in the NCAA women's and men's tournaments, during a rally at the State Capitol in Hartford, Conn., on Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Rant Sports

2014 NBA Draft: Boston Celtics Should Target Shabazz Napier

After suffering all season, fans have high expectations for the Boston Celtics this offseason and hope the rebuilding phase is short lived.

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The Miami Herald

NCAA committee approves expanded meal allowance

If approved by the board of directors April 24, Division I schools could provide unlimited meals and snacks to everyone who plays a college sport, including walk-ons.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Victorville Daily Press

Prepare to Win: Pray you're not the prey

Winology is both a science and an art. When you employ science, you operate via a plan and stick to it.

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USA Today

John Calipari explains his mystery tweak at last

By the time the University of Kentucky's basketball team had arrived in Texas for the Final Four, coach John Calipari's mystery tweak had lost some of its mystique.

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Palo Alto Weekly

Stanford's Huestis invited to basketball showcase

Stanford senior forward Josh Huestis has been invited to participate in the 62nd annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament this week.

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BleacherReport

College Basketball Seniors Most Likely to Lead Their Team to a Title in 2014-15

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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NBC Connecticut

Napier Prepares for NBA Draft

APRIL 07: Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates on the court after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.

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The Afro American Newspaper

Should UConn's Coach Kevin Ollie Jump to the NBA?

It didn't take long for UConn coach Kevin Ollie to make a big splash at his former stomping grounds.

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Connecticut Post

UConn doubles down on championship

Shouts of "UConn!" followed by the corresponding "Huskies!" could be heard throughout Sunday, as thousands gathered at the state Capitol to celebrate the University of Connecticut's dual NCAA basketball championships.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Over 200,000 cheer UConn champion basketball teams

A Victory Parade and Rally for the UConn Men's and Women's Basketball teams in downtown Hartford, Conn.

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Connecticut Post

Huskies on top of the world

Connecticut men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie waves to a crowd during a parade in Hartford, Conn., on Sunday, April 13, 2014, celebrating UConn's wins in the NCAA men's and women's tournaments earlier this month.

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