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Bracket busters: A 7 versus an 8 for all the marbles!

  • UConn Huskies stun top-seeded Florida Gators
  • Aaron Harrison's big 3-pointer puts Kentucky Wildcats in NCAA title game
Bracket busters: A 7 versus an 8 for all the marbles!

Ok. Your bracket was busted a long time ago. Your team may or may not have been in the Final Four, but Saturday's slate of games was memorable in plenty of ways.

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The first game saw a matchup between the top-seeded Florida Gators and the 7th-seeded Connecticut Huskies. When the Gators jumped out to a 16-4 lead in the first half, fans on Twitter were already fired up, thinking Florida was on their way to the championship game.


Then, the Huskies went on a big run to tie the game and take a 25-22 lead into halftime.

The second half was all UConn as Florida didn't have an answer for Huskies' forward DeAndre Daniels.

When it was all said and done, the Huskies upset the Gators 63-53 to earn a spot into Monday's title game. Huskies fans in Storrs celebrated the big win.

But who would UConn face -- the Wisconsin Badgers or the Kentucky Wildcats?

The first half had Wisconsin on top early to the delight of Badgers fans and they even took a 40-36 lead at halftime.

The second half was nip-tuck most of the way, with Wisconsin and Kentucky trading baskets.

With Kentucky down by 2, the Wildcats called on Aaron Harrison (who's no stranger to game-winning shots in the tourney) and he delivered!!!!!

The Wildcats beat the Badgers 74-73 and after the buzzer sounded, Kentucky players mobbed the court and converged in a dog pile. Note to self, never try to be at the bottom of a dogpile, especially if you're one of the team's top players. 

And, of course, Kentucky fans on campus were pretty pleased with the result. 

Even though their team lost, Wisconsin fans handled it with class.

So, the Wildcats will play the Huskies Monday night in a matchup of two of the highest-seeded teams. Who ya got?

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