National Championship: (7) UConn 60, (8) Kentucky 54
UConn celebrates with the trophy after the Connecticut Huskies beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 for the national title on April 7.
UConn celebrates with the trophy after the Connecticut Huskies beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 for the national title on April 7.
Kentucky forward Alex Poythress (22) reacts after a three-point basket during the second half.
Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier (left) fights for a loose ball with Florida center Patric Young during the second half.
Kentucky players celebrate after defeating the Michigan Wolverines in the Elite Eight of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Shabazz Napier celebrates with his teammates after defeating Michigan State in the Elite Eight.
Josh Gasser (21) and Frank Kaminsky (44) of Wisconsin celebrate defeating Arizona as the Wildcat's standout freshman Aaron Gordon looks on. The Badgers needed overtime to take down the No. 1 seeded Wildcats, 64-63, in the West Regional Final.
Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin (5) shoots over Dayton guard Kyle Davis (3) during the first half of their Elite Eight matchup.
Michigan State's Adreian Payne, right, blocks a shot by Virginia's Akil Mitchell during the second half of their Sweet 16 matchup.
Michigan guard Spike Albrecht puts home an easy two points in a close victory over Tennessee in the Sweet 16.
Arizona's star freshman Aaron Gordon slams home an alley-oop in the team's Sweet 16 victory over San Diego State.
Kentucky's Dakari Johnson shoots between Louisville's Stephan Van Treese and Luke Hancock, right, during the second half of their Sweet 16 game.
Wisconsin guard Josh Gasser passes round Baylor center Isaiah Austin (21) during the second half of their Sweet 16 victory.
Florida forward Will Yeguete (15) watches a shot during the second half of a Sweet 16 victory over UCLA.
UConn's Shabazz Napier scored 19 points and added five assists in an upset victory over Iowa State in the Sweet 16 of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Dayton guard Jordan Sibert (24) celebrates a three-point shot against Stanford during the second half of their Sweet 16 matchup.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson #23 of the Arizona Wildcats dunks over Gary Bell Jr #5 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 23 in San Diego, California.
Joe Jackson (1) of the Memphis Tigers drives to the basket against Akil Mitchell #25 of the Virginia Cavaliers.
Isaiah Austin (21) of the Baylor Bears gets emotional during a third round game against the Creighton Bluejays. Austin had 17 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists and two blocks to lead the way for the Bears.
Thomas Walkup (0) of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks drives against Zach LaVine (14) and Kyle Anderson (5) of the UCLA Bruins in the first half of UCLA's 77-60 win in the third round of the NCAA tournament. UCLA's Anderson scored 15 points, grabbed 8 boards and dished out 5 assists, while Walkup tallied 22 points, 11 rebounds, a block and an assist for Lumberjacks.
Langston Hall (21) of the Mercer Bears drives to the basket against Josh Richardson (1) of the Tennessee Volunteers in the second half of Tennessee's 83-63 victory. Richardson scored 26 points, leading the way for Tennessee.
DeAndre Kane dunks during Iowa's 85-83 victory over UNC. Kane scored 24 points to go along with 10 rebounds and 7 assists.
Julius Randle (30) of the Kentucky Wildcats dunks the ball against the Wichita State Shockers during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center. Kentucky won the thrilling matchup, ending Witchita's undefeated and punching their ticket to the Sweet 16.
Dwight Powell (33) of the Stanford Cardinal shoots the ball against Tarik Black (25) and Perry Ellis (34) of the Kansas Jayhawks during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 23, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Powell finished Sunday's game with 15 points and six rebounds.
Shabazz Napier (13) of the Connecticut Huskies takes a shot against the Villanova Wildcats during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. Napier led all scorers on the evening with 25 points. The senior guard also recorded five rebounds and three assists in the Huskies' victory.
Branden Dawson (22) of the Michigan State Spartans shoots against the Harvard Crimson in the second half during the Third Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on March 22, 2014 in Spokane, Washington. Dawson led all scorers on the night with 26 points. The junior guard/forward also recorded nine rebounds in the Spartans' victory.
Sam Dekker (15) of the Wisconsin Badgers shoots the ball against Elgin Cook (23) of the Oregon Ducks during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center on March 22, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dekker finished the game with 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists.
Devin Oliver (5) of the Dayton Flyers celebrates against the Syracuse Orange during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York. Oliver finished with seven points, 10 rebounds and four assists on the night for the victorious Flyers.
Skylar Spencer (0) and Xavier Thames (2) of the San Diego State Aztecs celebrate their 63 to 44 win over the North Dakota State Bison during the Third Round of the 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament at Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on March 22, 2014 in Spokane, Washington.
Nik Stauskas (11) of the Michigan Wolverines gets fouled by Javan Felix (3) of the Texas Longhorns during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center on March 22, 2014 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stauskas finished with 17 points and 8 assists in the Wolverines' victory.
Montrezl Harrell (24) of the Louisville Cardinals posts up Dwayne Evans (21) of the Saint Louis Billikens in the second half during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 22, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. Harrell finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds in the Cardinals' victory.
Florida seniors, guard Scottie Wilbekin (5) and Florida center Patric Young (4), celebrate after Wilbekin made a three-point shot against Pittsburgh at the buzzer to end the first half. Wilbekin led all Gators with 21 points on 9-15 shooting. Florida pulled away in the second-half and advanced to their fourth consecutive Sweet Sixteen with a 61-45 victory.
A scenario totally in play: Kentucky makes the Final Four thanks to three more big games from Julius Randle and he vaults himself into the discussion to be the first player to shake Adam Sliver's hand at the NBA Draft.
Brandon Swannegan (44) of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane and Jordan Adams (3) of the UCLA Bruins fight for possession during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. (4) UCLA defeated (13) Tulsa 76-59.
Virginia’s Anthony Gill led the No. 1 seed Cavaliers to a 70-59 victory over Coast Carolina in a second round matchup of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Iowa State's Georges Niang scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds in a 93-75 victory over North Carolina Central.
Stephen F. Austin’s Jacob Parker celebrates after scoring three of his game high 22 points in an upset victory over VCU.
James Michael McAdoo led the sixth seeded Tar Heels to a 79-77 victory over Providence with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
Cleanthony Early rolled up a game high 23 points and was the only player to score in double figures.
Michael Dixon Jr. scored a team high 19 points to propel the Tigers past the Colonials in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Kevin Pangos of Gonzaga scored a game high 26 points to push the ninth seeded Bulldogs over the eight seeded Oklahoma State Cowboys in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Perry Ellis (34) powered the second seeded Kansas Jayhawks past the 15 seeded Eastern Kentucky Colonels by posting a double-double, 14 points-13 rebounds.
Aaron Gordon (11) of the Arizona Wildcats goes up for a shot over Joel Bolomboy (21) of the Weber State Wildcats during their second round game of the NCAA Tournament. Arizona won 69-58 thanks to 16 points and eight rebounds from Gordon.
Doug McDermott got off on the right foot during Creighton’s second round victory over Louisiana-Lafayette as he rolled up 30 points and 12 rebounds in a 76-66 victory.
Jarnell Stokes (5) of the Tennessee Volunteers goes up for a shot against Cady Lalanne (25) of the Massachusetts Minutemen in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. Tennessee, an 11 seed, upset the sixth seeded Minutemen 86-67 thanks to 26 points from Stokes.
Hugh Greenwood of the New Mexico Lobos defends Chasson Randle of the Stanford Cardinal during the second round of the tournament at Scottrade Center on March 21 in St Louis, Missouri. Stanford won 58-53.
Isaiah Austin of the Baylor Bears handles the ball against David Rivers and Tai Webster of the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the second round of the tournament at AT&T Center on March 21 in San Antonio, Texas. Baylor won 74-60.
14 seed Mercer celebrates after they upset number 3 seed Duke in the second round of the tournament on March 21 in Raleigh. The final score was Mercer 78, Duke 71.
San Diego State’s Aqeel Quinn shoots against New Mexico State’s Sim Bhullar during the first half of a second-round game in Washington on March 20. San Diego advances with a score of 73-69.
Louisville forward Stephan Van Treese gathers a loose ball as Manhattan forward Rhamel Brown takes chase during the second half, in a second-round tournament game on March 20 in Orlando. Louisville advanced by a score of 71-64.
Milwaukee's Matt Tiby protects the ball from Villanova's Josh Hart during the second half of a second-round game in the tournament in Buffalo, N.Y. on March 20. 2nd ranked Villanova won 73-53.
Texas players celebrates Cameron Ridley's game winning shot as Arizona State center Jordan Bachynski walks off after a second-round game on March 20 in Milwaukee. Texas won 87-85.
Oklahoma’s Ryan Spangler dunks against North Dakota State’s Chris Kading during a second-round game in Washington on March 20. 12th ranked North Dakota upset 5th ranked Oklahoma by a score of 80-75.
12th ranked North Carolina State forward Lennard Freeman looks to pass as 2nd ranked Saint Louis center John Manning defends during the second half, on Thursday, March 20. St. Louis won by a close score of 83-80.
Wofford guard Spencer Collins drives against Michigan forward Jordan Morgan and guard Nik Stauskas during the second half of their tournament game on March 20 in Milwaukee. Michigan, ranked 2nd, won 57-40.
Saint Joseph's's Halil Kanacevic drives past Connecticut's Niels Giffey during the second half in Buffalo, N.Y. on March 20. UConn won 89-81.
Michigan State's Denzel Valentine drives the lane in front of Delaware's Devon Saddler in the second half on March 20. Michigan State, ranked 4th, won 93-78.
Florida forward Casey Prather dunks the ball during their second-round game against Albany on March 20 in Orlando. Florida won by a score of 67-55.
Oregon Ducks guard Jason Calliste drives to the basket during the second-round game against the Brigham Young Cougars March 20 in Milwaukee. Oregon beat BYU by a score of 87-68.
Syracuse's Jerami Grant drives past Western Michigan's Austin Richie, right, and Tucker Haymond during the first half of a second-round game in Buffalo, N.Y., on March 20th. 3rd ranked Syracuse won 77-53.
Harvard’s Siyani Chambers and Cincinnati’s Ge'Lawn Guyn fight for a loose ball in the second half in Spokane, Washington on March 20th. 12th ranked Harvard upset 5th seed Cincinnati by a score of 60-57.
Lamar Patterson of the 9th seed Pittsburgh Panthers shoots over Jaron Hopkins of 8th seed Colorado Buffaloes in the second half on March 20 in Orlando, Florida. Pittsburgh won 77-48.
Duje Dukan of the 2nd seed Wisconsin Badgers and Tony Wroblicky of the 15th ranked American University Eagles battle for a loose ball at BMO Harris Bradley Center on March 20 in Milwaukee. Wisconsin won 75-35.
11th seed Dayton celebrates after they upset 6th seed Ohio State 60-59 in a second-round game in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, March 20.
Josh Richardson and Jeronne Maymon of the Tennessee Volunteers celebrate after defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 78-65 in overtime in the first round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at UD Arena on March 19, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio.
T.J. Warren of the North Carolina State Wolfpack handles the ball against Justin Martin of the Xavier Musketeers during the first round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at UD Arena on March 18, 2014 in Dayton, Ohio. North Carolina State won 74-59.
Mount St. Mary's guard Julian Norfleet and Albany forward Luke Devlin chase a loose ball in the first half of a first-round game of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, in Dayton, Ohio. Albany won 71-64.