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

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

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.

Kemba Walker was not spectacular, but he managed to get the job done. His 16 points led all scorers and he grabbed 9 rebounds. It was about the defense that the Huskies played to secure a National Title. They have proved throughout the season in a tournament format, they are unbeatable, and Monday night was no exception. UConn Huskies did not have their best offensive night, but it was not needed to beat a Butler team that could not hit the water if they jumped out of a boat. Winners find a way to win, and the Connecticut proved they are winners when they turned Butler’s hope of winning a title to mush and capture a NCAA Men Basketball National Championship.

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