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UConn Honored With Parade Through Hartford

Connecticut basketball fans lined up four and five deep at spots Sunday to catch a glimpse of UConn’s men’s basketball team as they paraded through downtown to celebrate the program’s third national title.

WFAN–04/17/2011

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kemba Walker To Throw Yankees’ First Pitch Wednesday

UConn star Kemba Walker says he’s a little nervous about appearing at Yankee Stadium. He’s been asked to throw out the first pitch before Wednesday night’s game between the Yankees and Baltimore Orioles.

WFAN–04/13/2011

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies is surrounded by media after defeating the Louisville Cardinals during the championship of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters at Madison Square Garden on March 12, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

UConn’s Kemba Walker To Enter NBA Draft

The 6-foot-1 All-American guard led the Huskies to a 32-9 record, including an 11-0 postseason run that ended with a national championship.

WFAN–04/12/2011

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kemba Walker Expected To Announce His Intentions Tuesday

Connecticut has called a news conference for Tuesday with guard Kemba Walker, where it is expected the junior star will announce that he will enter the NBA draft.

WFAN–04/11/2011

Kemba Walker (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images), Shelvin Mack (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Parise: 10 College Hoops Tidbits

A big debate next year before the season and on Selection Sunday will be the Big East yet again. How many teams should get in and how strong is the league from top to bottom?

WFAN–04/08/2011

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Huskies Arrive Home With 3rd Championship Trophy

Jim Calhoun and the Connecticut basketball team left 80-degree weather and returned to a cold rain, and it never felt so good.

04/05/2011

Head coach Jim Calhoun of the Connecticut Huskies is interviewed by Jim Nantz after defeating the Butler Bulldogs to win the National Championship Game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament by a score of 53-41 at Reliant Stadium on April 4, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

UConn’s Jim Calhoun Wins 3rd NCAA Title; Joins Knight

The old guy can still teach. After winning his third NCAA championship, Jim Calhoun was as gracious as could be, especially for a guy crossing the threshold into greatness.

WFAN–04/05/2011

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UConn Jubilation: Fans Storm Court In Connecticut As Huskies Win NCAA Title

Thousands of UConn students stormed the court at Gampel Pavilion on Monday night as if the Huskies had just won the NCAA championship at home. They then streamed out of the arena onto Stadium and Hillside Roads for a street party that lasted into the early morning.

WFAN–04/05/2011

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UConn Takes Home Title No. 3 With Incredible D

Kemba Walker scored 16 points and Connecticut beat Butler 53-41 on Monday night to give Jim Calhoun his third national championship, something only four other coaches have done.

WFAN–04/04/2011

UConn's Jim Calhoun (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Butler's Shawn Vanzant (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: NCAA Final: Big Dog Vs. Underdog

Simply, it’s easy to root for Butler. At least it is for me. UConn is not NYC-North, but rather Boston-Lite. If you’re a native New Yorker then you’re born with the mean, territorial gene, predisposed to hate all things New England.

WFAN–04/04/2011

Kemba Walker (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images), Shelvin Mack (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kemba Time: UConn, Butler Cap Crazy NCAA Tournament

Butler and Connecticut will meet Monday night — the eighth-seeded Bulldogs trying to finish the deal after coming oh-so-close last season and the third-seeded Huskies, led by Kemba Walker, going for their 11th straight victory after a regular season that foreshadowed none of this.

WFAN–04/04/2011

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Butler’s NCAA Title Game Task? Slowing Down UConn’s Walker

Kemba Walker provides the Bulldogs with a challenge they have yet to face during their two-year run through the bracket — a superstar. Shutting him down is almost an impossible task. Slowing him down isn’t much easier.

WFAN–04/04/2011

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Could UConn’s Jim Calhoun Walk Away After NCAA Championship?

When Jim Calhoun was 28 and just gaining a foothold in coaching, he figured he already had all the answers. “Now I’m 68,” Calhoun said Sunday, “and I have a lot of questions.”

WFAN–04/04/2011

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium on April 2, 2011 in Houston, Texas.  (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Walker Having One Of The Best Seasons In History

Win or lose in Monday night’s NCAA championship game against Butler, Walker has earned single-name status up there with UConn icons Ray Allen, Richard Hamilton, Caron Butler and Emeka Okafor after one of the best individual seasons in college hoops history.

WFAN–04/03/2011

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Stevens, Butler Not Focusing Too Much On Kemba Walker

Coach Brad Stevens says his team respects Walker but can’t focus too much attention on him because it could leave room for other UConn players to get loose.

WFAN–04/03/2011

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