Andrew Smith had a double-double with a career-high 16 rebounds and 14 points, and Butler made 18 of 20 free throws down the stretch to hold off upset-minded Bucknell 68-56 in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.
It was the worst championship game ever.
See images from the National Championship game at Reliant Stadium. No. 3 Connecticut beat No. 8 Butler, 53-41.
Mike Meltser gives his quick takes on Butler and UConn winning at Reliant Stadium.
Dan Wolken from the Daily.com joined Mike Meltser to talk Final Four
Basketball fans probably can’t even name any VCU players.
Kelli Anderson from SI.com breaks down the Southeast Regional