The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
Connecticut’s Kemba Walker has announced he will enter the NBA draft.
Kemba Walker scored 20 points, freshman Jeremy Lamb added 19 and Connecticut earned its second Final Four berth in three years, beating Arizona 65-63 Saturday to win the West regional.
Kemba Walker scored 22 of his 36 points in another dynamic second-half performance, and Connecticut moved to the brink of its fourth trip to the Final Four with a 74-67 victory over San Diego State in the West regional semifinals Thursday night.