NCAA Tournament

Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Guard Shabazz Napier: ‘We Motivated Ourself With The Sanctions’

“We motivated ourself with the sanctions,” guard Shabazz Napier said. “We were motivated with people doubting us and it worked out well.”

04/03/2014

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 02: Jamie Skeen #21 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams goes to the hoop against Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs 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.

Top 5 Moments In NCAA Final Four History

The NCAA Final Four has given us many amazing moments in its illustrious history. Here are the top 5.

04/03/2014

Niels Giffey #5 of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Total Dominance: UConn Men, Women Both In Final Four For 4th Time

The feat has also been accomplished by Duke, Oklahoma, Texas, Michigan State and LSU. But UConn is the only school to do it more than once.

04/02/2014

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

UConn Women Extend Final Four Run To 7

Music City is the next stop for a Connecticut women’s team that just keeps humming along in search of a record ninth national championship.

04/01/2014

UConn's Amida Brimah (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NCAA Tournament Down To Final 4: UConn, Florida, Wisconsin, Kentucky

Unlike the past few years, there will be no upstarts or Cinderella in the Final Four. These are the big boys all right, but each one has a big chip on their shoulders.

03/31/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 30: Marcus Lee #00 of the Kentucky Wildcats dunks the ball against the Michigan Wolverines during the midwest regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 30, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Harrison Lifts Wildcats To 75-72 Win Over Michigan

Aaron Harrison made a 3-pointer from NBA range with 2.3 seconds left Sunday to lift Kentucky to a 75-72 win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.

03/30/2014

Connecticut's DeAndre Daniels grabs a rebound against Michigan State's Branden Dawson during the NCAA tournament on March 30, 2014, at Madison Square Garden. (credit: Getty Images)

UConn Upsets Michigan St 60-54, Back To Final Four

Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.

03/30/2014

NAHEIM, CA - MARCH 29: Frank Kaminsky #44 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrates with teammates after defeating the Arizona Wildcats 64-63 in overtime during the West Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Honda Center on March 29, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Beats Arizona 64-63 In OT In West Region

Frank Kaminsky had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Wisconsin, rallying the Badgers to a 64-63 overtime victory against Arizona in the West Region final Saturday night.

03/29/2014

MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 29: Scottie Wilbekin #5 of the Florida Gators celebrates after hitting a three pointer to end the first half against the Dayton Flyers during the south regional final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the FedExForum on March 29, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Florida 1st To Final Four, Beating Dayton 62-52

Scottie Wilbekin scored 14 of his 23 points in the first half, and Florida became the first team to advance to the Final Four with a 62-52 win Saturday night over the 11th-seeded Dayton Flyers in the South Region final.

03/29/2014

The Connecticut Huskies band performs during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Fans Thrilled To Watch Huskies Win At MSG

Exuberant UConn fans descended on Madison Square Garden Friday evening to watch their team beat Iowa State and reach the East Regional finals.

03/28/2014

Darius Thompson #15 of the Tennessee Volunteers looks to pass against Spike Albrecht #2 of the Michigan Wolverines during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 28, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Michigan Holds On Late To Beat Tennessee 73-71

Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14 including a key free throw to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday’s first Midwest Regional semifinal.

03/28/2014

FILE - Madison Square Garden (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NCAA Tournament Back At Madison Square Garden

Friday night, Virginia meets Michigan State and Connecticut faces Iowa State in the East Regional semifinals.

03/28/2014

Shabazz Napier and the UConn Huskies (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

UConn Ready For Home Cooking Against Iowa State In Sweet 16

The Huskies are back at MSG, where they won seven Big East tourney titles. But head coach Kevin Ollie warned that being the local favorite doesn’t guarantee anything.

03/28/2014

Kendall Pollard #22 of the Dayton Flyers celebrates after defeating the Stanford Cardinal 82-72 in a regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the FedExForum on March 27, 2014 in Memphis, Tennessee.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dayton Tops Stanford, Takes Cinderella Season To Elite 8

Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament’s Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.

03/28/2014

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

Boomer & Carton: All Things Knicks And NCAA With Wally Szczerbiak

Wally Szczerbiak may have a very busy schedule covering the Knicks for MSG and NCAA basketball for CBS Sports, but he made time to stop by the Allstate Studio to chat with Boomer and Carton on Friday.

WFAN–03/28/2014

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