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UConn claims 2014 NCAA Tournament

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68 teams started the NCAA men's basketball tournament, but only one can finish as the champion. 

And Monday night, it was Connecticut and their fans celebrating as the Huskies won their second title in four years by way of a 60-54 victory over Kentucky in the NCAA men's championship game. 
 
Connecticut had a veteran team compared to Kentucky, and the Huskies were led by senior point-guard guard Shabazz Napier, Napier finished with 22 points, six rebounds and three assists. 
 
UConn dominated early, then withstood a serious second-half charge from the Wildcats. 
 
The Huskies and their fans celebrate, as Connecticut cuts down the nets at AT&T stadium in North Texas. 
 
Head Coach Kevin Ollie becomes the first coach since Michigan's Steve Fisher in 1989 to win a national championship in his first NCAA tournament. 

 

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