Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipLast night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school's fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, 60-54 Over KentuckyShabazz 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.
Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan BoatrightOn 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.
Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young BallersWilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don't remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World's Most Famous Arena.
Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre DanielsAmong his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
Amplifinity Adds Charter To Client ListAnn Arbor-based Amplifinity, developer of technology to generate, track and manage brand advocacy, Thursday it had added the Stamford, Conn.-based cable TV, data and phone service provider Charter to its client list.
Beringea Announces Exit From Portfolio Firm Relume TechnologiesRevolution Lighting Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: RVLT), a Stamford, Conn.-based manufacturer of LED lighting technology, has acquired Relume Technologies, a Beringea, LLC portfolio company based in Oxford, Mich. that manufacturers outdoor LED products and smart grid control systems for outdoor lighting applications.
Old Big East To Become 'American Athletic Conference'The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
Michigan Procession To Honor Sandy Hook Shooting VictimsA procession of emergency vehicles is planned across Michigan next month in honor of Connecticut school shooting victims.
NRA: ‘Only Way To Stop A Bad Guy With A Gun Is With A Good Guy With A Gun’The National Rifle Association is finally speaking out one week after a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., left 26 people dead, including 20 children.
Local Kids Head Back To Class After Connecticut School ShootingTeachers, principals and administrators at metro Detroit schools are reassuring students and parents following Friday's shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school.
Newtown Plans Burials As School's Future DebatedNewtown, Connecticut is bracing itself for the first funerals for victims of the school shooting last week that left 20 children and six adults dead.