Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium — the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck.
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Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
We knew Tony Massarotti is not a fan of the state of Connecticut, but apparently that extends to their college basketball programs as well — especially their women’s team.
Joe Sullivan of the Boston Globe has been covering the NCAA tournament and he came on Toucher and Rich Monday morning to talk about the job of Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie and how UConn, led by Roxbury native Shabazz Napier, defied all odds to make the championship game.
The wildest NCAA Tournament of the modern era culminates with an 8 seed versus a 7 seed for the championship. Kentucky, a 74-73 winner over Wisconsin on Saturday, will face Connecticut, which upset Florida 64-53.
Boston College has found their new men’s basketball coach.
Former NFL veteran and Sports Hub personality Jermaine Wiggins has an opinion on everything, so when he’s in studio Tuesday afternoons Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti have a number of questions at their disposal and ready to go for him to answer.
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.
Top scorer Johnny Gaudreau and the top-seeded Eagles are headed to the Frozen Four in Philadelphia.