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.
Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
DeAndre Daniels scored 26 points, 18 in the second half, and UConn held off Iowa State 81-76 on Friday to reach the East Regional final a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
Randy Edsall got his 47th win on Connecticut’s home field, but this time he was coaching Maryland.
Maryland’s game at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. on Saturday figures to be an emotional one for Terps head coach Randy Edsall, as he returns to the stadium and program he helped build for the first time since departing UConn for College Park in 2011.
The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
Randy Edsall never had the chance to say goodbye to his players before leaving UConn for the greener pastures of College Park, and for some of them, that left a bitter taste in their mouths. They’ve been waiting two years to satisfy that taste, and this Saturday, they’ve got their chance.
LaVar and Chad talk about the UConn booster who wants his money back. Also, they are joined by Capitals All-Star defensemen, Mike Green, to talk about the Caps. The guys also talk about Big Ben’s […]