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UConn Defeats Kentucky 60-54 To Win The NCAA National Championship


ARLINGTON, Texas – The NCAA Championship game would be a memorable one that came down to the wire between the young athletic No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats and the veteran-led No. 7 Connecticut Huskies. Connecticut had last won the Championship 2011 followed Kentucky in 2012. This would be the first championship game in history featuring two teams of such low rank. ... Read More »

UConn New NCAA Champs Has Mucho Fans In Puerto Rico


Bronx, NY - I’m personally a person that roots for teams that are close to my Bronx, New York address. Therefore, I was rooting  for UConn over Kentucky. I’m also a proud Latino from Puerto Rico and star UConn player, Napier has Boricua blood who said he would be proud to play for Puerto Rico. So there was no question that ... Read More »

Sports Beat: JaKarr Is Dreaming

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NEW YORK - Sophomore St. John’s University forward JaKarr Sampson surprised nearly everyone by declaring that he would be leaving the Red Storm with the hopes of being drafted by an NBA team this coming June. The 6’8″ Sampson is a good player who averaged around 14 points per game this past season but he is not an exceptional talent since ... Read More »

March Madness: UConn Eliminates Iowa In The Sweet 16


NEW YORK, NY – Madison Square Garden held its first NCAA tournament game since 1961 on Friday night when the heavily favorite No. 7 Connecticut Huskies defeated the No. 3 Iowa State Cyclones 81-76 in a sold out and very affluent crowd. Prior to the Huskies making the conference change to the American Athletic Conference (AAC), they played in the ... Read More »

Discussion Of Great College Hoops History At MSG Sets Stage For NCAA Eastern Regional On Friday And Sunday

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New York, NY - The history of great NCAA basketball moments at the “Mecca” of college basketball, Madison Square Garden were recalled by several of the participants on Wednesday afternoon at the Garden. MSG is celebrating its 80th anniversary of hosting college basketball this year. Since 1934, more than 3,200 games have been played in that hallowed venue. The NCAA National ... Read More »

Sports Beat: March Madness & NYC


New York, NY - New York City may be a lot of things but even our biggest boosters would have to concede that it is not a big college sports town. It has been nearly 30 years since the St. John’s men’s basketball team made it to the Final Four and 15 years since it reached the “Elite Eight” quarter-finals. Long ... Read More »

College Hoops: No. 5 Louisville wins AAC Tournament Championship Over No. 21 UConn


MEMPHIS, TENN. – The FedEx Forum was set to see the third matchup between the No. 21 Connecticut Huskies versus the defending National Champions, No. 5 Louisville Cardinals. The Cardinals defeated Huskies 71-61 and it was their third win over UConn this season. The Cardinals were led by senior guard Russ Smith (19 points, 3 assists, 5 steals) who scored 42 ... Read More »

College Hoops: No. 21 UConn Hold Off No. 13 Cincinnati, Advance To American Athletic Conference Finals


MEMPHIS, Tenn. – For the third time this season, No. 21 UConn faced off against No. 13 Cincinnati Bearcats.  In the semifinal round of the American Athletic Conference (AAC), the Huskies prevailed 58-56 over the Bearcats in the packed FedExForum. The fans in attendance witnessed a fast paced game which featured the battle between AAC Player of the Year Shabazz Napier (15 ... Read More »

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