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UConn fans storm court, party in Storrs after Final Four win vs. Florida

Shabazz Napier

They rushed the floor of Gampel even before the game was over. Way to go Huskies!

— Jamie Ratliff (@JamieRatliffNBC) April 6, 2014

On Dec. 2, Shabazz Napier hit a game-winner against Florida after his first attempt bounced off the backboard and right back to him, giving him a second opportunity to play hero.

The fans inside Gampel Pavilion remained in the stands as they watched Napier race out of the arena with the win.

Saturday night was a different story. With UConn taking on top-ranked Florida, which hadn’t lost since that game in Storrs, the campus held a viewing party inside the 10,000 seat arena. Once the Huskies put the finishing touches on a 63-53 win in the Final Four, the fans inside the Gampel Pavilion rushed the floor, celebrating the program’s fourth National Title game appearance since 1999.

UConn faces the winner of Kentucky-Wisconsin on Monday night.

Here are some of the sights from Storrs, Conn. on Saturday night:

#UConn upsets #Gators party starts on Storrs campus. Thousands of students outside Gampel Pavilion.

— Alex Syphers (@alexsyphers) April 6, 2014

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