Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipLast night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school's fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, 60-54 Over KentuckyShabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan BoatrightOn Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young BallersWilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don't remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World's Most Famous Arena.
Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre DanielsAmong his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
Old Big East To Become 'American Athletic Conference'The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Man Shot In Neck A man was shot in his neck Wednesday night outside of a grocery store, and then transported to an area hospital.
Houston Texans to Donate Gameday Auction Proceeds to Sandy Hook School Support FundIt's a nation-wide fund which was created by the United Way to help the families of the victims of the shooting at the school in Newtown
Texas Town Allows Teachers To Carry Concealed Guns In this tiny Texas town, children and their parents don't give much thought to safety at the community's lone school — mostly because some of the teachers are carrying concealed weapons.
Column: 'This Microphone Is Powerful Right Now.' The game was over, and the postgame interview appeared to be, too, when Winthrop coach Pat Kelsey suddenly decided otherwise.
Sandy Hook Elementary School Student: 'I Kept HearingThese Booming Noises' Students at Sandy Hook Elementary School, mostly under age 10, described the terror that grappled their school in Newtown Friday after a 20-year-old man went on a shooting rampage that began around 9:30 a.m. EST.
Report: Connecticut School Shooting Suspect Had Ties To School According to a law enforcement official, the suspect who went on a shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school Friday had ties to the school.