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The Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

UConn Wins NCAA National Championship

With 5 seconds left and the Huskies up by six, Ollie extended his arms in the air. He turned toward the crowd and let out a scream.

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2014

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Connecticut Wins NCAA Title, 60-54 Over Kentucky

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.

04/07/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 05: Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Kentucky Brings Up Memories Of Fab Five

The Fab Five came onto the national basketball landscape like a thunder dunk. You had to notice the five baggy-shorts-wearing freshmen starters from Michigan who made their way to the national championship game.

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Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats hits the game winning shot as Josh Gasser #21 of the Wisconsin Badgers defends during the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Five Things: Kentucky And UConn To Play For Title

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.

04/07/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 05: Willie Cauley-Stein #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats walks on the court after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers 74-73 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein Out For Title Game

Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein will miss Monday night’s national title game against Connecticut because of a lingering ankle injury, while forward Alex Poythress plans to play after tweaking his knee during the Wildcats’ semifinal celebration.

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ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 05: Patric Young #4 of the Florida Gators and Phillip Nolan #0 of the Connecticut Huskies jump for the opening tip of the NCAA Men's Final Four Semifinal at AT&T Stadium on April 5, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UConn And Kentucky For National Title

Connecticut and Kentucky couldn’t have met in last year’s championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year’s.

97.1 The Ticket–04/07/2014

Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks with Aaron Harrison #2, Alex Poythress #22 and Andrew Harrison #5. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of Age

Calipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn’t pretend he’s taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.

04/04/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 30: Julius Randle #30 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72 in the midwest regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 30, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Homecoming For Randle As Wildcats Hit Dallas

Kentucky coach John Calipari might as well have built a pipeline to Texas during the recruiting season, or at least found a nice place to rent somewhere between Dallas and Houston.

97.1 The Ticket–04/04/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 30:  Head coach Kevin Ollie of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net 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.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Announcers Picked For Final Four ‘Teamcasts’

Rob Bromley once called a Kentucky high school basketball game that Rex Chapman won on a last-second shot.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 30:  Aaron Harrison #2 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates with teammates Julius Randle #30 and Dakari Johnson #44 after defeating the Michigan Wolverines 75 to 72 in the midwest regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 30, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kentucky’s Freshmen Have Come Of Age In Postseason

Kentucky’s remarkable run this postseason demonstrates that it really is more important how you finish than how you start.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2014

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