4:40 PM ET, March 28, 2009
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Connecticut often overwhelms opponents with its size and strength.Harried by the fighting Missouri Tigers, UConn needed something else: speed.
• UConn advanced to the Final Four for the third time. The Huskies won it all in each of their last two appearances (1999, 2004).
• Kemba Walker led UConn, matching a career high with 23 points.
• Mizzou forced 17 turnovers, but it scored just 13 points off them.
• The Huskies won despite making just eight baskets in the second half.
-- ESPN research
Now that UConn's showing the heart to match its talent, can anyone stop the Huskies? Story
NCAA Mens Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||32-76 (.421)||27-53 (.509)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-18 (.278)||2-12 (.167)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-12 (.500)||26-32 (.813)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||24 (0/0)||13 (0/0)|
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