Field Goal %
- CONN 55.8
- 38.8 FLA
Three Point %
- CONN 41.7
- 10.0 FLA
- CONN 13
- 11 FLA
- CONN 28
- 27 FLA
- Arlington, Texas
0:00 - 2nd Half
End of Game
DeAndre Daniels is the third player in the last 30 years with 20 points and 10 points in a Final Four win over the AP No. 1 team.
DeAndre Daniels is the first player with at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in a national semifinal win since Syracuse's Carmelo Anthony in 2003.
Kevin Ollie is the 3rd coach in the last 30 years to reach the national title game within his first 2 seasons as a Division I head coach, the first since Mike Davis for Indiana in 2002.Steve Fisher reached the title game in 1989 with Michigan in his first season after taking over as head coach right before the NCAA Tournament.
Connecticut was at its best when it inserted freshmen guard Terrence Samuel into the lineup alongside Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright. In 18 minutes with Samuel on the court, the Huskies outscored Florida by 15 points and had 11 more points than they had in 22 minutes with him on the bench.
Connecticut scored more points in the paint (26) in the second half than Florida had for the entire game (24).
With their win tonight, UConn is now 7-1 all-time in the Final Four, which is the best win percentage with a minimum of three games played.
Only 4 teams entered the Final Four with 30-plus game winning streaks...and none of them have won the National Championship.
DeAndre Daniels put up a huge game in the win against Florida that sent Connecticut to the National Championship game...He is only the 3rd player to drop 20 points and 10 rebounds against the Gators in the Final Four.
DeAndre Daniels joins Emeka Okafor as the only UConn players with 20 points and 10 rebounds in a Final Four game (Okafor did it in 2004 National Championship vs Georgia Tech). Daniels notched his 2nd double-double in 5 tournament games after 3 double-doubles in his first 32 games
Georgia forward Yante Maten, who ranked fourth in the SEC in scoring last season, will return for his senior season after applying for early entry to the NBA draft last month, coach Mark Fox said Tuesday night.
Michigan added graduate transfer Jaaron Simmons from Ohio University, where he averaged 15.9 points and 6.5 assists last season.
Big East second-leading scorer Trevon Bluiett announced on Tuesday he decided to withdraw from the 2017 NBA draft and return to Xavier for his senior season.