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Sunday, April 22 Blogs

UConn beats MSU to earn trip to Final Four

(New York) The UConn Huskies beat Michigan State in the East regional final at Madison Square Garden to earn a trip to the Final Four.

The Huskies (30-8) will face Florida next Saturday in the national semifinals in Arlington, Texas. The Gators have won 30 games in a row.

Shabazz Napier scored 25 points to the lead UConn to their fifth Final Four appearance in school history. The Huskies erased a nine-point deficit in the second half and were clutch from the free-throw line connecting on 21 of 22 of their shots.

The Huskies are just the second seventh-seeded team to make the Final Four in tournament history.