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Monday Apr 14 | New Jersey Herald

Napier brings it home for UConn

Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium - the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck.

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Sun Apr 13, 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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The Day

UConn coach, star align: Ollie and Napier share 'hearts as big as this room'

UConn coach Kevin Ollie kisses guard Shabazz Napier after the team's victory over Kentucky, 60-54, in the NCAA championship game Monday.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

News Times

Kevin Duffy's top 10 UConn men's

Hearst Connecticut Media columnist Kevin Duffy rates the top 10 UConn men's players since the Jim Calhoun era began: 10. Khalid El-Amin, 1997-2000: The 5-foot-10 point guard scored UConn's final four points in the 1999 national championship game.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Connecticut Post

Kevin Duffy's top 10 UConn men's players

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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WLBT-TV Jackson

Napier brings it home for UConn

Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium - the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Ollie Finishing What Calhoun Started

APRIL 07: Head coach Kevin Ollie of the Connecticut Huskies holds the trophy 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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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament .

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Town Talk

Husein Becirovic of New Britain, Conn. (left), Laura Purcell of...

UConn fans celebrate NCAA championship: Fans take to the streets after the University of Connecticut Huskies beat the University of Kentucky Wildcats 60 to 54. Sarah Irwin reports.

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The WSU Signpost

The Jex Dex: A championship letdown

If you're browsing through the dictionary and come upon "clutch," you may see a picture of Aaron Harrison.

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The Washington Post

a oeThis is the biggest gamea

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.

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Daily Press & Argus

UConn's men and the women who inspired them

Which was convenient, because in this moment, he just needed to listen. His boss, Connecticut athletic director Warde Manuel, leaned close and reminded his coach, "You know, President Obama is going to call you."

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Republic

UConn celebrates again as women's team wins title

UConn forward DeAndre Daniels got a chance to storm the court at Gampel Pavilion as a fan on Tuesday night, joining thousands of other UConn students in celebrating the school's dual national basketball titles.

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New York Daily News

Weiss: Calipari Lakers rumors dog Kentucky's final game

The rumor began swirling around AT&T Stadium less than an hour before tipoff of the national championship game between Kentucky and Connecticut.

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The St Paul Journal

Connecticut wins another NCAA title, 60-54 over all those freshmen from Kentucky

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Examiner.com

Huskies finish another perfect Final Four over Wildcats

The Connecticut Huskies played their fourth ever national championship game against the Kentucky Wildcats on April 7. The Huskies used to be one of the biggest near-miss programs in college basketball , yet that hasn't been the case in the last 15 years.

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CBS Local

UConn Wins NCAA Title Over Kentucky, 60-54

Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats defends against Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.

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Bradenton.com

Chris Dufresne: Banned from tournament last season, Huskies win it all

Connecticut didn't just defeat Kentucky, 60-54, to win the NCAA title Monday night before a crowd of 79,238 at AT&T Stadium.

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Switched

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Lost A Bet To Kemba Walker

Charlotte Bobcats guard and UConn alum Kemba Walker had a great night on Monday.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Kansas City Star

Aunt says baby rescued at sea recovering on meds

Someone shot a driver in the leg near Interstate 435 and Interstate 470 Sunday night in Kansas City - the 13th such shooting at a motorist in the area within a month.

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