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  1. Social Media Moment: UConn wins title

    ESPN.com staff

    So what was everyone saying on social media following UConn's win over Kentucky to win the national championship? Well, for one, former UConn star Kemba Walker was pretty excited. Congrats to my boys! @CoachKO_UConn you are absolutely the man!...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Shabazz Napier is realizing what Kemba Walker did best -- college...

    Dana O'Neil

    For a long time the pressure to win every game, to lead Connecticut to victory the way Kemba Walker did, weighed heavy on Shabazz Napier's shoulders. But now, in his senior season, Napier has found his voice and is enjoying the ride.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  4. UConn's Shabazz Napier dazzles in 2K Sports Classic

    Kieran Darcy

    UConn's Shabazz Napier inserted himself into the national player of the year conversation with a 27-point performance in the Huskies' 2K Sports Classic title win over Indiana .

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2013
  5. Napier leads UConn to 2K Sports title

    Kieran Darcy

    NEW YORK -- Shabazz Napier did his best Kemba Walker impersonation the past two nights at Madison Square Garden. He deserves an Oscar, because his portrayal was dead-on. Napier made most of the big plays down the stretch in a 72-70 win over Bos...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  6. Shabazz Napier helps UConn hold off Indiana for 2K title

    No. 18 Connecticut holds off Indiana to win 2K Sports Classic.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  7. Point guard play key to success

    Bruce Pearl

    Marquis Teague, Kemba Walker, Jon Scheyer, Ty Lawson, Sherron Collins. Those are the names of the point guards of the past five national champions in college basketball. All play professionally (Teague, Walker and Lawson in the NBA), four of them wer...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  8. Napier giving leadership another shot

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last season's UConn team was disappointing in ways that go deeper than wins and losses. Despite coming off a national title, it was a young team, devoid of its star and do-everything leader Kemba Walker, so there were always going to be some growi...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  9. Video: Kemba Walker on Calhoun's impact

    ESPN.com staff

    Kemba Walker discusses the impact Jim Calhoun has made on his career and Calhoun's legacy....

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  10. The players who made Calhoun a success

    Myron Medcalf

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun will announce his retirement Thursday, per ESPN.com's Andy Katz. Calhoun's career spans more than 40 years. He's sixth among Division I coaches with 873 wins. He's won three national titles. A variety of talented play...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  11. Andy Katz's Daily Word: Comparing Louisville Cardinals' postseaso...

    Andy Katz

    Peyton Siva is not Kemba Walker. Never has been. Never will be. But Louisville is mirroring Connecticut, circa 2011, with its NCAA tournament run. The similarities aren't lost on UConn coach Jim Calhoun or this season's Big East tournament run...

    Blog | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  12. UConn recovery following a familiar script

    Dana O'Neil

    NEW YORK -- Kemba Walker might not be walking through the Madison Square Garden doors again for UConn, but his mother already has. And for UConn fans looking for a reason to believe Huskies lightning can strike twice in New York, that's like findi...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  13. Wooden Watch: Jason King's POY ballot

    Jason King

    The race for the 2011 Wooden Award was basically a two-man show. Some voters liked Brigham Young's Jimmer Fredette. Others preferred Kemba Walker of Connecticut. But the choice was always between one or other other: Kemba or Jimmer, like Coke or D...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  14. Shabazz Napier, UConn grasp for leadership

    Eamonn Brennan

    On the court, at least to date, Connecticut's biggest problem has been defense. On average, the Huskies are holding opposing teams to relatively paltry shooting percentages, and doing so without giving away frequent trips to the line. But UConn h...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  15. 3-point shot: Murray State deserves Top 25

    Andy Katz

    1. Xavier's Tu Holloway had a legit chance to be the national player of the year. Holloway could be like Jameer Nelson or Kemba Walker by hitting late-game shots to propel his team. But Holloway's post-game comments Saturday damaged his reputation an...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  16. Jeremy Lamb scores career-high 30 points to lift No. 4 UConn

    Jeremy Lamb scored a career-high 30 points and No. 4 Connecticut began defense of its national championship with a 70-57 victory over Columbia on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 11, 2011