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Friday Apr 11 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Gallery: Jarnell Stokes makes an impact in orange

MARCH 28: Jarnell Stokes #5 of the Tennessee Volunteers drives to the basket against Jon Horford #15 of the Michigan Wolverines during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 28, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, SEC Football, Michigan Wolverines NCAA Basketball, NCAA Basketball, University of Michigan NCAA, Jon Horford, University of Mississippi, Mississippi Rebels NCAA Basketball

Thu Apr 10, 2014

King James Gospel

What Will the Future Hold for Kevin Ollie

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.

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Related Topix: Shabazz Napier, Andre Drummond, Roscoe Smith, Ryan Boatright, Jeremy Lamb

Tue Apr 08, 2014

BleacherReport

UConn Basketball: Final 2013-14 Grades After National Title Game Win

UConn basketball captured its fourth - and most unlikely - national championship on Monday night with a 60-54 win over Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Phillip Nolan, Amida Brimah, Pat Lenehan, Nnamdi Amilo

The San Diego Union-Tribune

UConn's NCAA title casts light on APR

As the Final Four's most outstanding player, UConn guard Shabazz Napier was handed the microphone - or did he grab it? - on a stage erected following the Huskies' 60-54 victory against Kentucky on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Shabazz Napier, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Roscoe Smith

Sun Apr 06, 2014

New York Daily News

Lupica: Good Golly Mister Ollie! New king of UConn eyes Storrs-ybook finish

If this UConn team is both strong enough and good enough to win what would be the school's fourth title in college basketball, tying them with Duke for the most titles since John Wooden stopped coaching UCLA, it is because of the job Ollie has done, and not just this season, but last season, his first at UConn, when he was really showing the whole ... (more)

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Related Topix: Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Kemba Walker

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Washington Times

Role players key UConn's 63-53 win over Florida

Connecticut's 2011 national championship has been characterized as a one-man effort by Kemba Walker.

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Related Topix: Scottie Wilbekin, Sports, University of Florida NCAA, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Florida Gators NCAA Basketball, Shabazz Napier, Kemba Walker, Ryan Boatright

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Daily Campus

Men's Basketball: For Calhoun, UConn is all about family

UConn was on the floor for open practice at AT&T Stadium Friday, the day before the Huskies take on Florida in the Final Four, a place Calhoun went four times with UConn, winning three.

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Related Topix: Andre Drummond, Kyle Bailey, Jeremy Lamb, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trail Blazers, Hasheem Thabeet, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

Sporting News

Napier's decision to stay at UConn wasn't easy, but has been rewarding

Of all the magical things Shabazz Napier has conjured as a Connecticut basketball player - the 1,925 career points, the 120-plus assists every season of his career, the 102 victories his teams have achieved over four seasons and the NCAA championship he won as a freshman - nothing was more difficult than the simplest decision he faced: stay or go.

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Related Topix: Shabazz Napier, Kemba Walker, Roscoe Smith, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA

NBC29

Returning Huskies leading the way

As Steve Utash lies in a Detroit hospital bed, with his brain swollen and a gash in his head, he appears to remember the brutal beating that a neighborhood mob inflicted days earlier.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Shabazz Napier, Niels Giffey, Michael Bradley, Jeremy Lamb

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Connecticut Post

UConn's shining moments

CONNECTICUT DEFEA Photo: Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images Connecticut's Tina Charles, Maya Moore and Renee Montgomery, from left in front, celebrate Connecticut's win in the championship game at the women's NCAA college basketball tournament Final Four on Tuesday, April 7, 2009, in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Kemba Walker, Sports, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Connecticut Huskies Women's Basketball, Donnell Beverly, Butler University NCAA, Butler Bulldogs Women's Basketball

Wed Apr 02, 2014

MSNBC

Comparing Shabazz Napier, Kemba Walker is unfair but inevitable

For Shabazz Napier, there's no sense in fighting it. The comparisons are coming whether he likes it or not.

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Related Topix: Kemba Walker, Shabazz Napier, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Andre Drummond, Jeremy Lamb

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The UConn Blog

They Stayed: How UConn's Upperclassmen Saved the Program

Shabazz Napier . Ryan Boatright . Niels Giffey . All three of which could have easily gone the route of Alex Oriakhi and Roscoe Smith by transferring out of UConn after being administered a one-year postseason ban... and no one would have blamed them.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Shabazz Napier, Niels Giffey, Ryan Boatright, Roscoe Smith

Sun Mar 30, 2014

New York Daily News

Ollie, UConn skip no steps to FInal Four

It's the passing of the torch, as Kevin Ollie embraces his mentor, Jim Calhoun, after UConn completes its improbable run to the Final Four.

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Related Topix: Roscoe Smith

Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Daily Campus

Men's Basketball: UConn's road to Elite Eight a testament to loyalty, brotherhood

Kevin Ollie's playful slap to the face of Terrence Samuel made its way around the Internet following UConn's Sweet 16 victory over Iowa State.

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Related Topix: Terrence Samuel, NCAA Basketball, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Niels Giffey, Ryan Boatright, Jeremy Lamb

Fri Mar 28, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

UConn at MSG: 10 memorable games

A look at 10 memorable appearances by the UConn Huskies at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Omar Calhoun, Shabazz Napier, Kemba Walker, Jeremy Lamb

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Connecticut Post

A look at 10 memorable appearances by the UConn Huskies at Madison Square Garden.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, University of Connecticut NCAA, Omar Calhoun, Shabazz Napier, Kemba Walker, Jeremy Lamb

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