5 Biggest Questions for UConn in NCAA Tournament Final Four vs. Florida

« Prev
1 of 7
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
5 Biggest Questions for UConn in NCAA Tournament Final Four vs. Florida
Seth Wenig

The last time the University of Connecticut was in the Final Four, it won the national championship.

The 2014 version of the Huskies are just two wins away from capping off an even more spectacular, and improbable, run than the 2011 championship team, but to get there, they'll need to first overcome an old foe.

The Florida Gators have reeled off 30 victories in a row. In that stretch they've beaten Kansas, Memphis, Tennessee, Kentucky, Pitt and UCLA—not exactly the easy road to Arlington. 

But their last loss came against the Huskies way back on Dec. 2 in Storrs. 

Trailing 64-63 with under 20 seconds to play, Shabazz Napier—who else—missed a jumper, got his own offensive rebound and beat the buzzer with a clutch shot to give the Huskies an improbable 65-64 victory. 

The two teams will get a chance to renew acquaintances on Saturday night, but the stakes will be much higher this time around. The winner will get a chance to cut down the nets on Monday night in the national championship game.

For that team to be the Huskies, they'll need to answer these five crucial questions.

Begin Slideshow »

Follow B/R on Facebook


Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.