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  1. Five Things: Huskies come full circle

    Eamonn Brennan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Connecticut Huskies are your 2014 national champions. Shabazz Napier closed the loop. Four years ago, in a massive Texas football stadium, Napier danced atop a confetti-covered court. On that day in 2011, the Huskies wer...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  2. Five things: Aaron Harrison does it again

    Eamonn Brennan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A brilliant Final Four game ended with the Kentucky Wildcats -- those frustrating, late-coming, remarkable, young Wildcats -- moving on. Five things from a classic: 1. Aaron Harrison did it again. By "it" we mean a last-second 3 ...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  3. Five Things: UConn beats Florida again

    Eamonn Brennan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Florida is 36-3, but UConn is playing Monday night. Five things on UConn's 63-53 win in AT&T Stadium, a victory that puts it one win away from a national title every bit as unlikely as 2011's Kemba Walker-led sprint: 1. UConn b...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  4. Five Things: Kentucky back in Final Four

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are five observations from Kentucky's 75-72 win over Michigan in the Elite Eight at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. So much drama: Glenn Robinson III's layup with three minutes to play cut Kentucky's lead to two points. Bu...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  5. Five things: UConn triumphs at MSG

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- Connecticut is headed back to the Final Four for the first time since 2011. The Huskies won the East Regional at Madison Square Garden, the first NCAA tournament games held at the historic venue since 1961, beating Michigan State 60-54 in...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  6. Five things: Badgers earn Final Four berth

    C.L. Brown

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Wisconsin earned its first Final Four appearance since 2000 with a 64-63 overtime win over Arizona in the West Region final. It also marks the first Final Four trip for Badgers coach Bo Ryan. Here are five observations from the ...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  7. Five things: Florida ends Dayton's dream

    Eamonn Brennan

    MEMPHIS -- The feel-good story of the 2014 NCAA tournament ended as so many feel-good underdog stories do: at the hands of a top-seeded favorite. Last season, Florida clinically ended Florida Gulf Coast's dunk-filled Cinderella run. On Saturday, the ...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  8. Five things: Michigan State is Elite, again

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- Wow, that was fun. The NCAA tournament returned to Madison Square Garden for the first time in 53 years on Friday night. The atmosphere was electric, and the teams did not disappoint. Michigan State staved off Virginia 61-59 in the nig...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  9. Five things: Cats top rival Cards in classic

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are five observations from Kentucky's 74-69 win over Louisville in the Sweet 16 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Friday night. The rivalry delivered: With 4:33 to go, Louisville led 64-59. Both teams were tired. During ...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  10. Five things: Michigan survives Vols rally

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Tennessee made a remarkable run to the Sweet 16 after beginning its journey beginning in the First Four. The Volunteers topped Iowa, UMass and Mercer to reach the Sweet 16, but Michigan was just too much in a 73-71 victory on Friday n...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  11. Five things: UConn keeps making believers

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- Less than a month ago, Connecticut lost by 33 points against Louisville in a game that exposed every sort of liability and shortcoming the Huskies had. And now, here we are. If you don't believe in the power of believing, well, then...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  12. Five things: Arizona holds off Aztecs

    C.L. Brown

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Arizona proved it's above any one player with its 70-64 win over San Diego State. The Wildcats withstood Nick Johnson's shooting struggles and Kaleb Tarczewski's foul troubles to advance to the Elite Eight and a matchup with Wisco...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  13. Five things: Wisconsin to Elite Eight

    C.L. Brown

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Wisconsin shed its Sweet 16 ceiling by shredding Baylor's zone defense in its 69-52 win Thursday in the NCAA tournament. The Badgers advanced to their first Elite Eight appearance since 2005, where they will meet Arizona. The Badger...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  14. Five things: Dayton flies past Stanford

    Eamonn Brennan

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Pardon the nickname pun, but there are few better ways to describe exactly what the Flyers did to No. 10 seed Stanford in the first of two games at the FedEx Forum on Thursday night. Dayton, a fringe bubble team a month ago, is mov...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  15. Five things: Arizona advances to Sweet 16

    Myron Medcalf

    SAN DIEGO -- Here are five observations from Arizona's 84-61 win over Gonzaga in the third round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday night at Viejas Arena in San Diego: Aaron Gordon is ridiculous: Yes, the freshman is a highlight machine. In the firs...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  16. Five things: UK dispatches WSU in classic

    Mitch Sherman

    ST. LOUIS -- No. 8 seed Kentucky ended the magical run of No. 1 seed Wichita State with a 78-76 victory in the NCAA tournament round of 32 on Sunday as Fred VanVleet's 3-pointer at the buzzer bounced away. Andrew and Aaron Harrison combined for 39...

    Blog | March 23, 2014