To a Second National Title
Connecticut wins its second national championship with a methodical 82-73 dismantling of Georgia Tech. Center Emeka Okafor led the Huskies with 24 points and 15 rebounds.
Audio: U-Conn.'s Jim Calhoun
Wilbon: Only U-Conn. Had Okafor
Calhoun Gains Fame of a Sort
Fans Welcome Huskies
The champions returned home Tuesday to fanfare in Connecticut.
Edelin to Withdraw
Syracuse point guard Billy Edelin will withdraw from classes within the next two weeks, according to a published report.
Calhoun Gains Fame
Jim Calhoun leads Connecticut to the national title on the same day it was announced that he was bypassed by the Hall of Fame.
Half Dooms Ga. Tech
A poor first half dooms Georgia Tech in the title game, 82-73, to U-Conn. in a contest that was more lopsided than the score indicated.
In the News
Calhoun Doesn't Make Cut for Hall of Fame (Post, April 6, 2004)
Connecticut, Georgia Tech To See Who Has Final Say (Post, April 5, 2004)
Points Other Than Baskets: Amid Final Four Hoopla, Concerns About Education (Post, April 5, 2004)
Calhoun, Okafor Make Huskies Top Dog (Post, April 5, 2004)
A Real Boone to Connecticut: Freshman Makes Mark as Okafor's Front-Court Sidekick (Post, April 5, 2004)
This Time, The Yellow Jackets Are Hobbled (Post, April 5, 2004)
A Will to Win Sends Jackets To Title Game: Georgia Tech 67, Oklahoma State 65 (Post, April 4, 2004)
Hewitt Will Remember The Alamodome (Post, April 4, 2004)
Foul Trouble Is Too Much For Duke To Bear: Okafor, U-Conn.'s Depth Are Difference in 2nd Half (Post, April 4, 2004)
Australian Schenscher Is Man at Work in NCAAs (Post, April 4, 2004)
Early On, Lewis Is Dead On (Post, April 4, 2004)
For Duke, U-Conn., a Changing of the Guards (Post, April 3, 2004)
Hewitt's Style Puts Sting Back in Yellow Jackets (Post, April 2, 2004)
With Friends Like These . . .: Ex-Teammates, Roommates, Even Kin Get Reacquainted (Post, April 3, 2004)
With Cowboys Next, No Signs of Yellow Among These Jackets (Post, April 3, 2004)
3 Years Later, Cowboys Still Mourning Their Own (Post, April 2, 2004)
Surging Huskies Get Back Their Bite: Talented and Deep, U-Conn. Eyes a Title (Post, April 1, 2004)
After Long Journey, Deng Arrives: Basketball a Means, Not the End for Duke's Sudan-Born Star (Post, April 1, 2004)
Duke's Game Is An Inside-Out One: Williams Frees Up Redick, Vice Versa (Post, March 31, 2004)
Kansas City's Municipal Bonds: NAIA Tournament Is About Basketball, Diehard Fans and a Beloved Building (Post, March 30, 2004)
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