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

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    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 the Gators. Can you blame them? Personally, if I had been asked to participate in the poll, it would have been 16. Sorry UConn fans […] [Read More]
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The massive HD screen above center court.

Photos from UConn’s open practice

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Final Four notebook: Young ready for UConn rematch; Ollie proud of ‘Husky’ coaching staff

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A few news and notes items from Friday at the Final Four: HONEST GATOR: Florida senior Patric Young didn’t mince any words when talking about UConn’s front court, which has done a decent job slowing down Iowa State’s Melvin Ejam (seven points) and Michigan State’s Adreian Payne (13 points, with nine points on 3-pointers) in […] [Read More]
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UConn gathers at center court before taking part in its open practice Friday at AT&T Stadium.

Huskies meet the press, practice

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  UConn was the first team up today in the media rooms and on the floor for practice. Here’s a sample of the Huskies’ press conferences: UConn coach Kevin Ollie on what he learned from coaches Larry Brown, George Karl and Jim Calhoun: “Just every day having that consistency. We look at it as you […] [Read More]
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What Phil Nolan will see when he looks up for the tip off Saturday night.

View from the court at the AT&T Stadium

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Day 2 at the Final Four

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Greetings from Arlington, Texas where the Huskies will get their second chance to practice at AT&T Stadium in addition to meeting with the media for the second time. Day’s schedule (EST): 11:15 a.m. – Oscar Robertson Trophy for Player of the Year will be announced. 12:15 p.m. – UConn coach Kevin Ollie press conference 12:35 […] [Read More]
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Inside the Final Four – a look at AT&T Stadium

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UConn, teams get used to giant AT&T Stadium; someone makes Napier rap video

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A few early notes from today’s Final Four press conference: THE BIG STAGE: The move to a football stadium-sized venue for NCAA Tournament games can throw a wrinkle at the players with the amount of open space being quite a bit larger than in most venues most basketball teams are accustomed to play in during […] [Read More]
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