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Shabazz Napier #13 and the Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays Off

The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.

04/03/2014

Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies calls a play against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan Boatright

On 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.

04/01/2014

Devin Oliver #5 of the Dayton Flyers reacts after defeating the Syracuse Orange 55-53 in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Five Things: NCAA Tournament Opening Weekend

By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.

03/24/2014

Mike Lonergan (credit: George Washington University)

Lonergan Has George Washington Back on National Stage

The ninth-seeded Colonials, 24-8 after going 23-38 in coach Mike Lonergan’s first two seasons, meet eighth-seeded Memphis on Friday in Raleigh, N.C.

03/20/2014

American University men's basketball player Darius "Pee Wee" Gardner (Photo from American University Athletics)

American Eagles Take ‘Why Not Us’ Attitude Into NCAAs

The odds say that 15th-seeded American has about as much of a shot at beating second-seeded Wisconsin in their NCAA opener Thursday just 79 miles from the Badgers’ campus as Matthew McConaughey did of winning an Oscar.E

03/19/2014

Just as March Madness sweeps the nation for college basketball fans, the White House is making an extra push to increase health care enrollment in the wake of a report showing 1.9 million young people sought emergency treatment from sports-related injuries in 2012. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

White House Report Links Sports Injuries To Health Care Enrollment

Just as March Madness sweeps the nation for college basketball fans, the White House is making an extra push to increase health care enrollment in the wake of a report showing 1.9 million young people sought emergency treatment from sports-related injuries in 2012.

03/18/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

Former Virginia Tech men's basketball coach James Johnson (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Virginia Tech Fires Men’s Basketball Coach Johnson

Virginia Tech has fired men’s basketball coach James Johnson.

03/17/2014

Mike Brennan has the magic touch in getting teams to the dance. (credit: American University Athletics)

NCAA Tournament Roundup: D.C. Area Teams Ready For March Madness

Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth, George Washington, and American all qualified for this year’s NCAA tournament.

03/17/2014

Will Yeguete #15 of the Florida Gators (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Five Things: Life On The Bubble And Selection Sunday

A great weekend of hoops culminated in Sunday’s selection show. With the field set, the real madness can begin.

03/17/2014

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