9:21 PM ET, April 5, 2004
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The Connecticut Huskies really do have it all: the All-America center, the flashy guards, the coach who gets everything right, and now a national title won with ease.
|Thousand celebrate, 35 arrested in Storrs|
University police said a dozen fires were set outside and two cars were overturned at the Celeron Square apartment complex about a mile north of campus following Monday night's victory.
Not all the celebrating was bad. Fans also danced, cheered and waved
|Dick Vitale's Tourney Take|
UConn put on an impressive performance in defeating a gritty, gutty and determined Georgia Tech team. It was simply a matter of the Huskies' tandem of Ben Gordon and Emeka Okafor being too much for the Yellow Jackets. Gordon was especially hot in the first half, hitting three trifectas in the first 10 minutes while Okafor was a man possessed in dominating Luke Schenscher in the lane. The bottom line is that Okafor and Gordon nearly outscored Georgia Tech by themselves in the first half, combining for 24 points in the first 20 minutes, just two fewer than Tech.
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