Connecticut celebrates after winning the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against Kentucky Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Napier powers UConn to national title

Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium — the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging arou…

Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie and Kentucky head coach John Calipari talk during a television interview for the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Connecticut plays Kentucky in the championship game on Monday, April 7. 2014. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

UConn and Kentucky for national title

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Connecticut and Kentucky couldn’t have met in last year’s championship game and few people gave them a chance to be …