UConn defeated San Diego State in the NCAA Tournament final on Monday, April 3 to win the trophy.
UConn’s Andrew Hurley helps cut down the nets late in the game. Hurley is also the son of UConn head coach Don Hurley.
UConn celebrates after the final whistle.
UConn guard Jordan Hawkins celebrates during the second half.
UConn’s Donovan Klingen watches the game during the second half.
San Diego State’s Lamont Butler shoots a floater in the second half.
From left, San Diego State’s Aguek Arop, UConn’s Andre Jackson Jr. and Butler make a free throw during the second half.
UConn’s Adama Sanoko throws the ball over Nathan Mensah. Sanoko finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds and was later named the tournament’s MVP.
UConn’s Tristan Newton blocks a shot by Darian Trammell during the second half.
San Diego State fans watch the second half.
San Diego State head coach Brian Dutcher argues a call in the second half.
Hawkins attempts a dunk early in the second half. It hit the back of the rim.
San Diego State’s Keshad Johnson celebrates after scoring.
Butler, well, took charge of the Klingon during the first half. At halftime, UConn led 36-24.
Jackson competes for the ball with San Diego State’s Adam Siego.
UConn’s Joey Calcadera makes a layup during the first half.
UConn fans celebrate during the first half.
San Diego State’s Matt Bradley is guarded by Jackson. In the first half, San Diego State went more than 11 minutes without making a field goal.
UConn head coach Don Hurley yells during the first half.
NRG Stadium, the site of this year’s Final Four, is also the home of the NFL’s Houston Texans.
Newton pulled down a rebound in the first half.
UConn fans cheer before the game.
The flag is hoisted for the national anthem before the game.
Astronauts The upcoming Artemis II mission Pose for a photo in the game. Panelists are, from left, Jeremy Hansen, Christina Hammock Koch, Victor Glover and Reed Wiseman.