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UConn’s Final Four win stirs up Twitter


The UConn Huskies are headed to the 2023 NCAA event nationwide championship recreation to face the San Diego State Aztecs.

The Huskies secured their spot in Monday’s title recreation with a decisive 72-59 win over the Miami Hurricanes on Saturday. The Aztecs beat Florida Atlantic 72-71 within the different Ultimate 4 matchup.

UConn, in its sixth Ultimate 4 look, by no means trailed and led by as many as 20 factors. Its earlier 5 semifinal appearances resulted in 4 championships.

These numbers symbolize the Huskies’ dominant evening in Houston:

5: UConn is the primary workforce to win all 5 of its NCAA event video games by not less than 15 factors.

For the reason that NCAA event expanded in 1985, there have been 5 different groups (2000 Michigan State Spartans, 2001 Duke Blue Devils, 2009 and 2016 North Carolina Tar Heels, 2018 Villanova Wildcats) to enter an look within the nationwide championship recreation having received every event recreation by double digits. All 5 went on to win the title.

10: With a block within the first half, Donovan Clingan joined Emeka Okafor (2002-04) and Hasheem Thabeet (2009) as the one UConn gamers with not less than 10 blocks in a single NCAA event. Clingan, a freshman, achieved the feat in simply 65 minutes performed; the opposite cases occurred with not less than 100 minutes performed.

15: The Huskies have additionally received all 16 of their nonconference video games by double digits this season.

85: UConn has trailed for a complete of 85 seconds because the second half of its Candy 16 matchup. It trailed in that recreation towards the Saint Mary’s Gaels for 38 seconds earlier than profitable 70-55. The Huskies did not path towards the Arkansas Razorbacks and trailed for under 47 seconds towards the Gonzaga Bulldogs.

103: UConn has outscored its opponents by a complete of 103 factors on this NCAA event, making it the seventh workforce ever to have a factors differential of not less than 100 coming into an look within the nationwide title recreation.

The large win was celebrated accordingly by sports activities Twitter:

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