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  • Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie yells at players during the first half of their NCAA Final Four championship game against the Kentucky Wildcats Monday, April 7, 2014 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)

    Ollie wins it all with UConn

    It's not that Kevin Ollie looked uncomfortable sitting on a stool in front of the Connecticut bench. It's just that he looked a lot more comfortable in a defensive stance exhorting the Huskies in the national championship game.


  • Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie gives his star player Shabazz Napier (13) a kiss while the watch the "One Shining Moment' video following their 60-54 win over the Kentucky Wildcats in the NCAA National Basketball Championship at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Monday, April 7, 2014. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox)

    Connecticut's bark has a national championship ring to it now

    Playing with a chip-on-their-shoulder mentality and poise down the stretch, UConn starred in the underdog role for the second time in four years, knocking off Kentucky 60-54 Monday night in North Texas.


  • Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie, center, celebrates with his team after their 60-54 victory over Kentucky in the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Huskies again star in the underdog role

    The Connecticut Huskies lost their coach, their teammates, their chance to play at the NCAA tournament for a year. They were castoffs, unwanted mutts without a home, told they had no chance.


  • Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball smiles during the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game between Wisconsin and Kentucky Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Long)

    FINALS WATCH: Sights and sounds from North Texas

    Of all the celebrities and athletes in attendance at the Final Four, Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball had to have the most unique outfit.


  • Former Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun, center rear, is interviewed by members of the media during the team's practice for their NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Friday, April 4, 2014, in Dallas. Connecticut plays Florida on Saturday, April 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    FINALS WATCH: Calhoun not big on 'cheering' thing

    Jim Calhoun is watching the Connecticut Huskies at this Final Four, not coaching them. That's a little bit of a problem.


  • Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie cheers his team against Florida during the second half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Connecticut  won 63-53. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    FINALS WATCH: Sights and sounds from North Texas

    Jim Calhoun won three national championships with Connecticut in four trips to the NCAA Final Four.


  • Connecticut's coach Kevin Ollie responds to questions from reporters following an NCAA college basketball team workout Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Storrs, Conn. UConn will be playing Florida in the Final Four on Saturday in Dallas. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Calhoun: UConn season is no comeback

    UConn has overcome academic sanctions, player transfers, a coaching change and a switch in conferences to make it back to the Final Four.


  • Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie displays the net to the crowd after cutting it down after the regional final against Michigan State in the NCAA college basketball tournament  Sunday, March 30, 2014, in New York. Connecticut won 60-54. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    UConn's Calhoun, Auriemma there for Ollie

    When UConn's Kevin Ollie has a question about coaching, he can usually just walk down the hall at Gampel Pavilion or hit the speed dial on his phone to get the answer.


  • Dayton's Kyle Davis and Devin Oliver celebrate their team's victory over Syracuse in the third-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament at the First Niagara Center, Saturday, March 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/\Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

    Put the scalpel down and turn up the volume. Now.

    Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. In today's edition, we make the rounds at a Memphis hospital, look in on 'The Most Prevaricating Man in the World," check Bill Belichick's basketball pulse and find out if Jim Calhoun has had a change of heart. Without further ado:


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