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Connecticut Huskies guard Shabazz Napier, center, shoots between Kentucky Wildcats center Dakari Johnson, left, and guard/forward James Young during the championship game of the men’s NCAA Tournament Monday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Napier was named the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four after posting 34 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists and 7 steals in two wins that propelled the Huskies to the national title. USA TODAY Sports

College Basketball: UConn fights off Kentucky to win men's NCAA title

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By Art Garcia

Sports Xchange

ARLINGTON, Texas — Senior guard Shabazz Napier and Connecticut’s band of upperclassmen proved that experience still means something in the one-and-done age of college basketball.

The Huskies won the fourth national championship in school history by out-executing freshmen-led Kentucky 60-54 Monday night before title-game record 79,238 fans at AT&T Stadium.

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