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NCAA Championship Game: UConn 53, Butler 41

Connecticut players celebrate their victory over Butler in

Connecticut players celebrate their victory over Butler in the NCAA Men's Basketball Final at Reliant Stadium in Houston. (Apr. 4, 2011) Photo Credit: MCT

Photos from the 2011 NCAA Tournament.

Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun celebrates after his
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Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun celebrates after his team beat Butler 53-41 in the championship game. (April 4, 2011)

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: Tyler Olander #10
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HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: Tyler Olander #10 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts 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. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: Shawn Vanzant #2
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HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: Shawn Vanzant #2 of the Butler Bulldogs walks off of the court after losing to the Connecticut Huskies in the National Championship Game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at Reliant Stadium on April 4, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Connecticut players celebrate their victory over Butler in
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Connecticut players celebrate their victory over Butler in the NCAA Men's Basketball Final at Reliant Stadium in Houston. (Apr. 4, 2011)

A dejected Butler bench sits in the closing
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A dejected Butler bench sits in the closing moments of a 53-41 loss to Connecticut in the NCAA Men's Baskeball Final at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Monday, April 4, 2011. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: Matt Howard #54
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HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs looks on against the Connecticut Huskies during the National Championship Game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament at Reliant Stadium on April 4, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Connecticut players from left, Benjamin Stewart, Tyler Olander,
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Connecticut players from left, Benjamin Stewart, Tyler Olander, Kemba Walker and Kyle Bailey celebrate after beating Butler 53-41 at the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

UConn's Kemba Walker, left, and Tyler Olander react
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UConn's Kemba Walker, left, and Tyler Olander react after defeating the Butler Bulldogs to win the NCAA basketball championship game. (Apr. 4, 2011)

Butler's Matt Howard shoots as Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi
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Butler's Matt Howard shoots as Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi defends during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four championship college basketball game Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston. (AP Photo/Chris Steppig/NCAA Photos, Pool)

Connecticut's Charles Okwandu (34) blocks a shot by
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Connecticut's Charles Okwandu (34) blocks a shot by Butler's Chase Stigall (33) during the second half of the NCAA Men's Basketball Final at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Monday, April 4, 2011. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)

Donnell Beverly of Connecticut celebrates a 3-point-shot during
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Donnell Beverly of Connecticut celebrates a 3-point-shot during the second half against Butler in the NCAA Men's Basketball Final at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Monday, April 4, 2011. (Harry E. Walker/MCT)

Connecticut's Jeremy Lamb dunks as Butler's Ronald Nored
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Connecticut's Jeremy Lamb dunks as Butler's Ronald Nored follows during the second half of the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston. (AP Photo/Chris Steppig/NCAA Photos, Pool)

Butler head coach Brad Stevens reacts during the
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Butler head coach Brad Stevens reacts during the second half of the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game against Connecticut Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Connecticut's Jeremy Lamb dunks against Butler during the
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Connecticut's Jeremy Lamb dunks against Butler during the second half of the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game Monday, April 4, 2011, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Connecticut's Kemba Walker (15) battles to get a
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Connecticut's Kemba Walker (15) battles to get a shot off against Matt Howard of Butler during the first half of the NCAA Men's Basketball Final at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Monday, April 4, 2011. (NCAA/MCT)

Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun reacts during second-half
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Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun reacts during second-half action against Butler in the NCAA Men's Basketball Final at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. (April 4, 2011)

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: A Butler Bulldogs
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HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 04: A Butler Bulldogs cheerleader performs during a break in the National Championship Game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament against Connecticut Huskies at Reliant Stadium on April 4, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts
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Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts towards the end of the game against the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium. (April 2, 2011)

Brandon Knight #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats
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Brandon Knight #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats fights for the ball with Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium. (April 2, 2011)

Terrence Jones #3 of the Kentucky Wildcats dunks
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Terrence Jones #3 of the Kentucky Wildcats dunks the ball against Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium. (April 2, 2011)

Connecticut's Charles Okwandu, left, and Kemba Walker react
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Connecticut's Charles Okwandu, left, and Kemba Walker react after their team beat Kentucky 56-55 during a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game. (April 2, 2011)

Brandon Knight #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives
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Brandon Knight #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives the ball against Jeremy Lamb #3 of the Connecticut Huskies during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium. (April 2, 2011)

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts
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Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts against the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium. (April 2, 2011)

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts
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Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium. (April 2, 2011)

Kentucky's Darius Miller (1) is defended by Connecticut's
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Kentucky's Darius Miller (1) is defended by Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi (34) and Niels Giffey during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game. (April 2, 2011)

Jeremy Lamb #3 and Shabazz Napier #13 of
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Jeremy Lamb #3 and Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrate with their teammates after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium. (April 2, 2011)

Kemba Walker #15 and Shabazz Napier #13 of
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Kemba Walker #15 and Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies react towards the end of the game against the Kentucky Wildcats during the National Semifinal game of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship at Reliant Stadium. (April 2, 2011)

Butler's Shelvin Mack, left, and Ronald Nored react
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Butler's Shelvin Mack, left, and Ronald Nored react during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game against Virginia Commonwealth. (April 2, 2011)

Butler's Ronald Nored (5) Virginia Commonwealth's Bradford Burgess
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Butler's Ronald Nored (5) Virginia Commonwealth's Bradford Burgess and Andrew Smith (44) go for the ball during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game. (April 2, 2011)

Butler's Shelvin Mack reacts to action against Virginia
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Butler's Shelvin Mack reacts to action against Virginia Commonwealth during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game. (April 2, 2011)

Butler head coach Brad Stevens reacts to action
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Butler head coach Brad Stevens reacts to action against Virginia Commonwealth during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game. (April 2, 2011)

Butler's Shawn Vanzant shoots as Virginia Commonwealth's Brandon
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Butler's Shawn Vanzant shoots as Virginia Commonwealth's Brandon Rozzell (32) and Bradford Burgess, left, defend as Andrew Smith (44) looks on during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game. (April 2, 2011)

Virginia Commonwealth's Jamie Skeen, left, gets a shot
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Virginia Commonwealth's Jamie Skeen, left, gets a shot past Butler's Andrew Smith during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game. (April 2, 2011)

Virginia Commonwealth's Joey Rodriguez reacts to a call
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Virginia Commonwealth's Joey Rodriguez reacts to a call during the second half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game against Butler. (April 2, 2011)

Virginia Commonwealth's Bradford Burgess, bottom, shoots as Brady
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Virginia Commonwealth's Bradford Burgess, bottom, shoots as Brady Morningstar, left, and Markieff Morris, top, during the second half at the Southwest regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament on Sunday, March 27, 2011, in San Antonio. VCU won 71-61.

Kansas' Mario Little reacts in the locker room
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Kansas' Mario Little reacts in the locker room after his team lost 71-61 to Virginia Commonwealth at the Southwest regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament on Sunday, March 27, 2011, in San Antonio.

Kentucky's DeAndre Liggins reacts to a 3-point basket
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Kentucky's DeAndre Liggins reacts to a 3-point basket during the second half of the final of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament East regional against North Carolina. (March 27, 2011)

Harrison Barnes #40 of the North Carolina Tar
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Harrison Barnes #40 of the North Carolina Tar Heels makes a layup against Josh Harrellson #55 of the Kentucky Wildcats during the second half of the east regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Prudential Center on March 27, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey.

North Carolina coach Roy Williams applauds during the
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North Carolina coach Roy Williams applauds during the first half of the final against Kentucky in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament East regional, Sunday, March 27, 2011, in Newark, N.J.

Kemba Walker of the Connecticut Huskies looks on
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Kemba Walker of the Connecticut Huskies looks on before the second half against the Arizona Wildcats during the west regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 26, 2011)

Alex Oriakhi #34 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates
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Alex Oriakhi #34 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates after defeating the Arizona Wildcats to win the west regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 26, 2011)

Derrick Williams #23 of the Arizona Wildcats reacts
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Derrick Williams #23 of the Arizona Wildcats reacts after a dunk against of the Connecticut Huskies during the west regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Honda Center. (March 26, 2011)

Kevin Parrom #3 and Kyryl Natyazhko #1 of
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Kevin Parrom #3 and Kyryl Natyazhko #1 of the Arizona Wildcats reacts from the bench against the Connecticut Huskies during the west regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 26, 2011)

Vernon Macklin #32 of the Florida Gators reacts
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Vernon Macklin #32 of the Florida Gators reacts in the lockerroom after their 74-71 loss ot the Butler Bulldogs during the Southeast regional final. (March 26, 2011)

Ronald Nored #5 of the Butler Bulldogs reacats
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Ronald Nored #5 of the Butler Bulldogs reacats during overtime against the Florida Gators in the Southeast regional final. (March 26, 2011)

Butler's Ronald Nored (5) jumps into the arms
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Butler's Ronald Nored (5) jumps into the arms of teammate Matt Howard after overtime of the NCAA Southeast regional college basketball championship game. (March 26, 2011)

Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs protects
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Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs protects his head as Erving Walker #11 of the Florida Gators falls on top of him during the Southeast regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at New Orleans Arena. (March 26, 2011)

Alex Tyus #23 of the Florida Gators has
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Alex Tyus #23 of the Florida Gators has his shot blocked by Shawn Vanzant #2 and Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs during the Southeast regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at New Orleans Arena. (March 26, 2011)

The Florida Gators bench looks on during their
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The Florida Gators bench looks on during their game against the Butler Bulldogs the Southeast regional final of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at New Orleans Arena. (March 26, 2011)

Derwin Kitchen #22 of the Florida State Seminoles
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Derwin Kitchen #22 of the Florida State Seminoles and Brandon Rozzell #32 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams battle for the ball during the southwest regional. (March 25, 2011)

Brandon Rozzell #32 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams
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Brandon Rozzell #32 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams goes to the basket against the Florida State Seminoles during the southwest regional of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Virginia Commonwealth's Rob Brandenberg is blocked by Florida
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Virginia Commonwealth's Rob Brandenberg is blocked by Florida State's Chris Singleton during the second half of a Southwest regional semifinal game in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Joey Rodriguez #12 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams
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Joey Rodriguez #12 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams and the bench celebrate after a play against the Florida State Seminoles during the southwest regional. (March 25, 2011)

Kentucky's Stacey Poole Jr. (2) reacts to a
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Kentucky's Stacey Poole Jr. (2) reacts to a three point basket during the second half of an an East regional semifinal game against Ohio State in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Ohio State's Jared Sullinger (0) and Kentucky's DeAndre
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Ohio State's Jared Sullinger (0) and Kentucky's DeAndre Liggins (34) react after a play during the second half of an an East regional semifinal game in the NCAA college basketball tournament . (March 25, 2011)

Kentucky's Terrence Jones (3) is defended by Ohio
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Kentucky's Terrence Jones (3) is defended by Ohio State's Jon Diebler, center, and Jared Sullinger, right, during the first half of an an East regional semifinal game in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Kentucky head coach John Calipari reacts during the
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Kentucky head coach John Calipari reacts during the second half of an an East regional semifinal game against Ohio Statein the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Eloy Vargas #30, Stacey Poole Jr. #2, Doron
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Eloy Vargas #30, Stacey Poole Jr. #2, Doron Lamb #20 Jon Hood #4 and Jarrod Polson #5 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrate from the bench after play against the Ohio State Buckeyes during the east regional semifinal. (March 25, 2011)

Kansas' Marcus Morris shoots over Richmond's Kevin Smith
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Kansas' Marcus Morris shoots over Richmond's Kevin Smith (12) and Justin Harper during the first half of a Southwest regional semifinal game. (March 25, 2011)

Kansas' Brady Morningstar shoots against Richmond during the
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Kansas' Brady Morningstar shoots against Richmond during the first half of a Southwest regional semifinal game in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Richmond's Darien Brothers shoots over Kansas' Markieff Morris
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Richmond's Darien Brothers shoots over Kansas' Markieff Morris during the second half of a Southwest regional semifinal game in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Darrius Garrett #1 of the Richmond Spiders goes
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Darrius Garrett #1 of the Richmond Spiders goes to the basket against Markieff Morris #21 of the Kansas Jayhawks during the southwest regional. (March 25, 2011)

Thomas Robinson #0 of the Kansas Jayhawks goes
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Thomas Robinson #0 of the Kansas Jayhawks goes to the basket against the Richmond Spiders during the southwest regional of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

North Carolina's John Henson (31) drives past Marquette's
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North Carolina's John Henson (31) drives past Marquette's Chris Otule during the first half of an an East regional semifinal game in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Dexter Strickland #1 of the North Carolina Tar
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Dexter Strickland #1 of the North Carolina Tar Heels dunks the ball against Darius Johnson-Odom #1 of the Marquette Golden Eagles during the second half of the east regional semifinal. (March 25, 2011)

Marquette's Joseph Fulce, left, Dwight Buycks, center, and
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Marquette's Joseph Fulce, left, Dwight Buycks, center, and Darius Johnson-Odom, right, look on during the second half of an an East regional semifinal game against North Carolina in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams reacts during
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North Carolina head coach Roy Williams reacts during the first half of an an East regional semifinal game against Marquette in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 25, 2011)

Jordan Taylor #11 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts
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Jordan Taylor #11 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts during their game against the Butler Bulldogs in the Southeast regional of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs is
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Matt Howard #54 of the Butler Bulldogs is blocked by Keaton Nankivil #52 and Jordan Taylor #11 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the Southeast regional. (March 24, 2011)

Wisconsin's Mike Bruesewitz tries to drive past Butler's
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Wisconsin's Mike Bruesewitz tries to drive past Butler's Khyle Marshall during the second half of the NCAA Southeast regional college basketball semifinal game. (March 24, 2011)

Shelvin Mack #1 of the Butler Bulldogs shoots
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Shelvin Mack #1 of the Butler Bulldogs shoots against Keaton Nankivil #52 of the Wisconsin Badgers during the Southeast regional of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

Jesse Perry #33 and Solomon Hill #44 of
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Jesse Perry #33 and Solomon Hill #44 of the Arizona Wildcats react after a play against the Duke Blue Devils during the west regional semifinal of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

Arizona's Brendon Lavender finishes a dunk against Duke
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Arizona's Brendon Lavender finishes a dunk against Duke during the second half of a West regional semifinal in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

Kyryl Natyazhko #1 of the Arizona Wildcats reacts
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Kyryl Natyazhko #1 of the Arizona Wildcats reacts after a play against the Duke Blue Devils during the west regional semifinal of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

Kyle Singler #12 of the Duke Blue Devils
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Kyle Singler #12 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after a play against the Arizona Wildcats during the west regional semifinal of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Honda Center. (March 24, 2011)

Arizona's Lamont Jones (12) and cheerleaders react during
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Arizona's Lamont Jones (12) and cheerleaders react during the second half against Duke in a West regional semifinal in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi (34) smiles at Kemba Walker
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Connecticut's Alex Oriakhi (34) smiles at Kemba Walker (15) react after Connecticut beat San Diego State 74-67 in a West regional semifinal in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

San Diego State's D.J. Gay (23) tries to
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San Diego State's D.J. Gay (23) tries to get a shot off over Connecticut's Donnell Beverly (2) during the second half of a West regional semifinal in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

San Diego State's Malcolm Thomas pulls up his
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San Diego State's Malcolm Thomas pulls up his jersey after San Diego State's 74-67 loss to Connecticut in a West regional semifinal in the NCAA college basketball tournament. (March 24, 2011)

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts
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Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies reacts after a play against Chase Tapley #22 of the San Diego State Aztecs looks on during the west regional semifinal. (March 24, 2011)

Florida's Chandler Parsons (25) reacts in front of
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Florida's Chandler Parsons (25) reacts in front of BYU's Jackson Emery (4) during overtime of the NCAA Southeast regional college basketball semifinal game. (March 24, 2011)

Florida's Kenny Boynton (1) shoots over BYU's Stephen
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Florida's Kenny Boynton (1) shoots over BYU's Stephen Rogers during the second half of the NCAA Southeast regional college basketball semifinal game. (March 24, 2011)

BYU's Jimmer Fredette (32) wipes his face after
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BYU's Jimmer Fredette (32) wipes his face after being pulled from the game in the final moments of overtime of the NCAA Southeast regional college basketball semifinal game against Florida. (March 24, 2011)

Florida's Erving Walker (11) looks to pass around
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Florida's Erving Walker (11) looks to pass around BYU's Jackson Emery (4) during the second half of the NCAA Southeast regional college basketball semifinal game. (March 24, 2011)

Florida State Ian Miller's looks to pass against
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Florida State Ian Miller's looks to pass against Ben Hansbrough of Notre Dame in the second half during the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the United Center in Chicago. (Mar. 20, 2011)

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 20: Tim Abromaitis #21
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CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 20: Tim Abromaitis #21 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish reacts in the first half against the Florida State Seminoles during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the United Center on March 20, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chris Singleton #31 of the Florida State Seminoles
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Chris Singleton #31 of the Florida State Seminoles cheers for the team in the first half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (March 20, 2011)

TULSA, OK - MARCH 20: Marcus Morris #22
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TULSA, OK - MARCH 20: Marcus Morris #22 and Markieff Morris #21 of the Kansas Jayhawks celebrate after a play against the Illinois Fighting Illini during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at BOK Center on March 20, 2011 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

TULSA, OK - MARCH 20: A Kansas Jayhawks
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TULSA, OK - MARCH 20: A Kansas Jayhawks fan holds a sign during the third round game against the Illinois Fighting Illini in the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at BOK Center on March 20, 2011 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Illinois' Mike Tisdale is guarded by Kansas Tyshawn
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Illinois' Mike Tisdale is guarded by Kansas Tyshawn Taylor, center and Thomas Robinson during the second half of a Southwest Regional NCAA tournament third-round college basketball game on Sunday, March 20, 2011, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Kansas forward Markieff Morris, No. 21, and guard
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Kansas forward Markieff Morris, No. 21, and guard Tyrel Reed share a high five during their victory over Illinois. (March 20, 2011)

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 20: Head coach Jim
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CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 20: Head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange gestures from the bench during the second half against the Marquette Golden Eagles during the third of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 20, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 20: Rick Jackson #00
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CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 20: Rick Jackson #00 of the Syracuse Orange handles the ball against Chris Otule #42 of the Marquette Golden Eagles during the third of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 20, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 20: Fans wear head
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CLEVELAND, OH - MARCH 20: Fans wear head coach Jim Boeheim of the Syracuse Orange masks during the game between the Syracuse Orange and the Marquette Golden Eagles during the third of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 20, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Marquette's Jae Crowder celebrates after a play against
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Marquette's Jae Crowder celebrates after a play against Syracuse during the third round of the NCAA men's tournament in Cleveland. (Mar. 20, 2011)

VCU's Bradford Burgess celebrates in the second half
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VCU's Bradford Burgess celebrates in the second half of his team's win over Purdue in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. (Mar. 20, 2011)

Purdue's D.J. Byrd, top, and JaJuan Johnson, right,
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Purdue's D.J. Byrd, top, and JaJuan Johnson, right, apply pressure on VCU's D.J. Haley. (Mar. 20, 2011)

VCU's Bradford Burgess boxes out Purdue's JaJuan Johnson
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VCU's Bradford Burgess boxes out Purdue's JaJuan Johnson during the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the United Center Chicago. (Mar. 20, 2011)

VCU's D.J. Haley, left, shoots against Purdue's JaJuan
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VCU's D.J. Haley, left, shoots against Purdue's JaJuan Johnson during the third round of the NCAA Tournament in Chicago. (Mar. 20, 2011)

Arizona's Kyryl Natyazhko, left, Jordin Mayes, center, and
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Arizona's Kyryl Natyazhko, left, Jordin Mayes, center, and Solomon Hill react to a dunk by Derrick Williams against Texas during a third-round game in Tulsa, Okla. (Mar. 20, 2011)

TULSA, OK - MARCH 20: Dogus Balbay #4
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TULSA, OK - MARCH 20: Dogus Balbay #4 of the Texas Longhorns lays on the court after being injured during the third round game against the Arizona Wildcats in the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at BOK Center on March 20, 2011 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas forward Tristan Thompson (13) reacts after being
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Texas forward Tristan Thompson (13) reacts after being called for a foul during the first half against Arizona. (Mar. 20, 2011)

Ohio State's Jared Sullinger celebrates after a play
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Ohio State's Jared Sullinger celebrates after a play against George Mason during the third round of the NCAA Tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. (Mar. 20, 2011)

Ohio State's Jon Diebler gestures after making a
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Ohio State's Jon Diebler gestures after making a three-point basket during the first half against George Mason during the third round of the NCAA Tournament in Cleveland, Ohio. (Mar. 20, 2011)

George Mason's Ryan Pearson (24) passes over an
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George Mason's Ryan Pearson (24) passes over an Ohio State defender to Andre Cornelius (45) in the first half of an East regional third-round game. (Mar. 20, 2011)

Michigan's Darius Morris reacts after missing the tying
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Michigan's Darius Morris reacts after missing the tying shot in his team's 73-71 loss to Duke in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. (Mar. 20, 2011)

Michigan's Darius Morris reacts after missing the tying
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Michigan's Darius Morris reacts after missing the tying shot late in the game against Duke. (Mar. 20, 2011)

Duke's Nolan Smith calls a play in the
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Duke's Nolan Smith calls a play in the second half of his team's win over Michigan during the third round of the NCAA Tournament in Charlotte, N.C. (Mar. 20, 2011)

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 20: Tim Hardaway Jr.
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CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 20: Tim Hardaway Jr. #10 of the Michigan Wolverines goes up for a layup over Kyle Singler #12 of the Duke Blue Devils in the first half during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 20, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 20: Zack Novak #0
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CHARLOTTE, NC - MARCH 20: Zack Novak #0 of the Michigan Wolverines dives for the ball alongside Kyle Singler #12 of the Duke Blue Devils in the first half during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Time Warner Cable Arena on March 20, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Leslie McDonald #2 of the North Carolina Tar
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Leslie McDonald #2 of the North Carolina Tar Heels and Matthew Bryan-Amaning #11 of the Washington Huskies battle for the ball in the second half during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 20, 2011)

Harrison Barnes #40 of the North Carolina Tar
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Harrison Barnes #40 of the North Carolina Tar Heels goes up for a shot between Darnell Gant #44 and Terrence Ross #31 of the Washington Huskies in the second half during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 20, 2011)

Kendall Marshall #5 of the North Carolina Tar
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Kendall Marshall #5 of the North Carolina Tar Heels goes up for a shot over Venoy Overton #1 of the Washington Huskies in the second half during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 20, 2011)

Justin Holiday #22 of the Washington Huskies lays
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Justin Holiday #22 of the Washington Huskies lays the ball up against the North Carolina Tar Heels in the second half during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament. (March 20, 2011)

Cincinnati forward Yancy Gates tries to break free
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Cincinnati forward Yancy Gates tries to break free under pressure from Connecticut forward Roscoe Smith (22) during the second half of the West Regional third-round NCAA tournament college basketball game. (March 19, 2011)

Larry Davis #11 of the Cincinnati Bearcats puts
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Larry Davis #11 of the Cincinnati Bearcats puts up a shot against the Connecticut Huskies during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Verizon Center. (March 19, 2011)

Cincinnati guard Cashmere Wright (1) drives past Connecticut
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Cincinnati guard Cashmere Wright (1) drives past Connecticut guard Donnell Beverly (2) during the second half of the West Regional third-round NCAA tournament college basketball game. (March 9, 2011)

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