University of Connecticut is the new champion of NCAA

April 5th, 2011

UCONN 2011 Champion NCAAThe basketball team of the University of Connecticut (UCONN) won for the third time in its history the U.S. National Championship, having won last night in the final 53:41 with Butler. Bulldogs, who recorded their second consecutive participation in the final NCAA, anti-record registered in the meeting, becoming the team with the lowest shooting percentage in a game that is a direct clash for the title. In front of full grandstands in Houston Kemba Walker scored 16 points for the victory of “Haskies, which is a 11-turn after the start of the playoffs. Connecticut was placed under number 3, ending the season with 32 successful and 9 defeats. The team of Jim Calhoun great game in defense by limiting opponents to 12 successful shots from 64 attempts. So with 18.8% Butler made history as the composition with the worst success rate in the final match of the National Championship. For its part tonight 68-year-old coach Jim Calhoun Haskis has become one of the oldest coaches who win the trophy. In the same time, the specialist to join the elite group of John Wooden, Adolph WDP, Mike and Bob Kshizhevski with three or more NCAA titles in his career. Jeremy Lamb scored 12 points, pulled 7 rebounds, made 2 assists, took the ball and make an “umbrella” and Alex Oriaki record “double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds for the success of Connecticut. Shelvin Mack was the only player with double digit Butler grade of 13 points and adding 9 rebounds to his statistics.
Connecticut trailed at halftime by 19:22, but in the next 20 minutes the team made a series of 26-2 when shooting under the ring. Thus the lead with 6 points for 25:19, the team of Butler was reversed for 41:28 in favor of Haskies.
“You see tears on my face. I’m so happy. This is something indescribable,” said excitedly after the meeting Kemba Walker, who was named MVP in the final. The team of Connecticut demonstrated very good playing defense after it took 4 balls and make full 10 “umbrella” in the fight. On the other hand, Jim Calhoun boys were able to neutralize the biggest stars of Butler – Matt Howard and Shelvin Mac. The first was 1 / 13 in the shooting and the other 4 / 15.
“They are very athletic. Inoculation of amazing items,” said Mack after the loss.
Butler qualified for the second straight year the finale in the NCAA. Last April, the team succumbed to the Duke. During this season the Bulldogs were seeded 8 and thus joined the team Wilanów from 1985 as the lowest ranked stock before the playoffs, which reached final.

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