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UConn Huskies Turn Butler’s Hope to Mush and Wins National Title

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Kemba Walker and the UConn Huskies would not be denied a National Championship on Monday night. The 53-41 score was enough for Jim Calhoun to become only the fifth coach to win at least three National Titles as he won his third national title. Huskies was the hottest team coming into March Madness, and they rode it all the way to a National title.

The game was not a dogfight; in fact, Butler’s offense was the worst in a National Championship game’s history. It is impossible to imagine that a team can shoot 19 percent a game; however, the Bulldogs did just that. The Huskies played good defense, but it was poor shooting that ultimately led to Butler losing a second consecutive title game. Twelve made field goals for an entire game as a team was the wrong night to have an atrocious shooting night.

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No Moore UConn Huskies

There will be no Maya Moore at UConn as the Huskies’ great saw her great collegian career come to an end with a 72-63 upset defeat at the hands of the 2nd seed Notre Dame. Notre Dame will play the 2nd seed Texas A&M for Women National Title on Tuesday. Many thought the great Maya Moore would be playing for her third consecutive National Championship on Tuesday, but basketball is not scripted; however she did all she could possibly do to get there.

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