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FINALS WATCH: O'Connell: 35 Final Fours

Updated: April 7, 2013, 3:11 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Covering his 35th Final Four, AP Basketball Writer Jim O'Connell was honored by the NCAA and the Final Four coaches today in Atlanta.

Louisville coach Rick Pitino presented the man many call "Oc" with a basketball signed by the Final Four coaching brethren: Pitino, Jim Boeheim, John Beilein and Gregg Marshall.

"Jimmy. The Best," was the message Boeheim wrote.

Reporters gave O'Connell a standing ovation at the ceremony, held during Sunday's interview sessions to preview ...

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