Butler and UConn square off tonight in the NCAA tournament championship game at 9:23 p.m. ET. It has been a wild tournament thus far, filled with crazy buzzer-beaters, shocking upsets and amazing performances.
Led by Kemba Walker, the Huskies won nine games in 19 days (including the Big East tournament) and eliminated No. 4 Kentucky in the Final Four.
The Butler Bulldogs made another incredible run to the Final Four, taking out Old Dominion in the first round with a buzzer-beating layup from Matt Howard. The Bulldogs knocked off No. 1 Pittsburgh in the second round and No. 2 Florida in the Elite Eight. They eliminated No. 11 VCU to reach their second straight national title game.
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04/04/2011 11:30 PM EDT
UConn wins 53-41! Kemba Walker led the team in scoring with 16 points.
04/04/2011 11:29 PM EDT
The Huskies are national champions!
04/04/2011 11:24 PM EDT
UConn Running Away With It
UConn is going to win. 40 seconds left and up by 10.
04/04/2011 11:19 PM EDT
UConn winning 48-35 with three minutes left.
04/04/2011 11:08 PM EDT
6 Minutes Left
Andrew Smith finally makes a layup. But UConn's Oriakhi answers right back with a huge dunk and draws a foul on the play. 43-30 UConn with six minutes left.
04/04/2011 11:02 PM EDT
UConn takes an 11-point lead after Kemba Walker layup. Butler calls another timeout.
04/04/2011 11:01 PM EDT
Another Missed Layup
Butler has missed a bunch of easy buckets and layups. They're down nine with 10:20 to go.
04/04/2011 10:55 PM EDT
Shawn Vanzant finally makes a 2-pointer for the Bulldogs. 33-28 UConn.
04/04/2011 10:49 PM EDT
Butler hasn't scored in six minutes. UConn winning 31-26. Brad Stevens called a timeout after Lamb's fast break dunk.
04/04/2011 10:39 PM EDT
UConn Comes Right Back
Jeremy Lamb of UConn just knocked down a wide open 3-pointer. Huskies have scored seven straight points. 26-25 UConn.
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