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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.
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.
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.
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.
Jim Calhoun is watching the Connecticut Huskies at this Final Four, not coaching them. That's a little bit of a problem.
Jim Calhoun won three national championships with Connecticut in four trips to the NCAA Final Four.
UConn has overcome academic sanctions, player transfers, a coaching change and a switch in conferences to make it back to the Final Four.
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.
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: