In 2011, Kemba Walker was inducted into UConn’s “Huskies of Honor” the day after leading UConn to a national championship, and today Shabazz Napier received the same immediate honor.
Napier, the first two-time champion in UConn history was caught speechless after watching his mother Carmen Velasquez pull off the curtain to reveal his name and number 13 hanging in the rafters...
Kemba Walker continues to rep his Huskies.
UConn’s run to the Final Four this year may seem improbable, but Husky fans are growing used to their program making surprise runs into early April. UConn is only three years removed from an eerily similar run to a National Championship.
Connecticut last won the National Championship in 2011, when the Kemba Walker-led Huskies knocked...
The shadow of Kemba Walker continues to follow Shabazz Napier at Connecticut.The Huskies senior guard has been primed to step into Walker’s...
Comparison of Shabazz Napier and Kemba Walker's Final Four runs for the UConn Huskies.
In 2011, point guard Kemba Walker put UConn on his back and led them to a National Championship. This year, his former teammate Shabazz Napier is doing his best Kemba-impersonation. During this afternoon’s UConn win over Michigan State which sends the Huskies to the Final Four, Walker sent out a tweet that looks pretty accurate right now.
Best PG in the country. Shabazz Napier...
Can the 2014 #7 seed UConn use MSG to duplicate their version of this memorable Kemba Walker shot?Photo Credit: NYPost
On Seventh Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets in Manhattan, lies a sports sanctuary unlike any other. Madison Square Garden, MSG or “the World’s Most Famous Arena,” plays home to a multitude of historic performances on the hardwood.
From Bernard King’s...
Kemba Walker, the ninth pick in this year's NBA draft, signed with the Charlotte Bobcats on Sunday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
An early entry candidate, the 6-foot-1 Walker led Connecticut to the 2011 NCAA championship and was named the Final Four's most outstanding player. He was a consensus first-team All-American and first-team All-Big East selection.
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2011
With the NBA players now reaching a tentative deal, former UConn Huskies All-American Kemba Walker stopped by the set at halftime again at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Saturday afternoon to talk with Kenny Rice and former Husky Donny Marshall.
Walker talks about what it means to him as well as his plans to get ready for training camp and he also chats about his former team.
The Maui Invitational had a scintillating bracket last year, with Kemba Walker and Connecticut rolling through a talented field in a warm-up to its national-title run.
This year's tournament has the potential to be even better.
With a field that's combined for 20 national championships and paradise as the backdrop, the 2011 Maui Invitational is as good as it gets when it...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2011
Kemba Walker may have carried the Huskies to a national title, but an infusion of veterans and super blue chip recruits have UConn in position to dominate college hoops for years to come (including this season)
The official start of college basketball is still a few weeks away, but with the recent release of the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll now seems like a better time...