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Live updates: UConn 63, Florida 53

SECOND HALF Update 0:00 — It looked like a blowout early. It ended up being a blowout. Man, UConn just keeps trucking. Incredible. A 30-game win streak is done. The Huskies are one game away from
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Florida's Casey Prather (AP)

Noon in Dallas: UConn and Florida set for Final Four

  Kevin Ollie (AP)On the morning of UConn’s showdown with Florida, some quick thoughts: **The keys for UConn are fairly obvious. A.) Fast start — UConn jumped on Michigan State, 12-2, and Iowa
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Patric Young (AP)

Thoughts from Dallas: On Florida, On Ollie’s NBA buzz, and Roscoe Smith

    The Louisville Courier-Journal polled national experts for title game picks, and they unanimously chose Florida to advance in its semifinal against UConn Saturday night. Yep, all 15 have
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Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright (AP)

The Trip to Texas: Pivotal Moments That Lifted UConn to Final Four

As UConn prepares for its most unlikely Final Four, we look back at the pivotal moments that have made this trip possible: **Entering the AAC tournament, UConn needed to recover from a 33-point
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Report: UConn AD Manuel plans to discuss contract extension for Ollie

UConn athletic director Warde Manuel will enter discussions with Kevin Ollie for a contract extension at the end of the season, according to The Hartford Courant’s Jeff Jacobs. Manuel told Jacobs
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Video from Press Row: UConn finishes off Michigan State

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Niels Giffey (AP)

Sans Shabazz: The 15 possessions that saved UConn’s season

BUFFALO, N.Y. — What was said when Shabazz Napier exited with his second foul, the Huskies out of sync and temporarily out of star power, depends on who you ask. According to freshman Terrence Samuel,
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Rapid Reaction: UConn 77, Villanova 65

****When Kevin Ollie burned his first timeout, incensed with Niels Giffey and the general beginning of Saturday’s NCAA third round tournament game, Villanova had already scored 13 points. It had taken
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Amida Brimah (AP)

A closer look: Amida Brimah

  Amida Brimah saved UConn’s season Thursday night versus St. Joseph’s, sinking a jumphook — plus the foul — and the ensuing free throw to force overtime. The 7-foot freshman has emerged as the
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Calhoun interested in B.C. job….maybe?

  Retired UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun was reported to have “significant interest” in the Boston College coaching vacancy, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. When reached for comment
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