When the ball tipped on Monday night to open the national championship tilt between surprising combatants Connecticut and Kentucky, most fans watched the game on its own terms.
NEW YORK- UConn ends Michigan State's run on Sunday after beating MSU 60-54 in the Elite 8. Spartandigest.com's Mike Wilson and Scout.com's Jacquie Franciulli break down the loss.
NEW YORK - Michigan State will face off Connecticut on Sunday in the Elite 8 match up at Madison Square Garden. Spartandigest.com's Mike Wilson and Scout.com's Jacquie Franciulli preview the match up in the video below.
Rutgers put up a strong 30 minutes against No. 19 Connecticut before defensive lapses gave the Huskies a 69-63 victory over the Scarlet Knights. Rutgers had multiple opportunities to tie the game in the second half until guard Shabazz Napier took over against the Scarlet Knights.
It's the (Thanksgiving) holiday season, which also means it's neutral-site tournament time in college basketball. This past weekend saw some of the nation's top teams and players in tourney action from exotic locales like Puerto Rico, Las Vegas, New York City, St. Thomas, Cancun and ... um, Detroit. Here is the best and worst of the weekend that was:
November 24, 2013
Shabazz Napier announced Friday that he will return to UConn for his senior season. We take a closer look at his decision and how he handled the process. It's all good.
UConn announced Friday that Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels will all return to the men's basketball program next season. That gives the Huskies optimism for a Top 25 team and a return to the NCAA tournament in 2013-14.
Shabazz Napier led the way with 24 points as UConn defeated USF 69-64 in overtime Sunday at Gampel Pavilion. As usual, the Huskies were their own worst enemy for a while. But Napier rode to the rescue with his three-point shooting touch in OT.
February 3, 2013