‘One Shining Moment’ of the Day: 1999

 

Final Four:

(1) Duke, (1) UConn, (4) Ohio State, (1) Michigan State

 

National Championship:

UConn over Duke, 77-74 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg Florida

 

Most Outstanding Player:

Richard ‘Rip’ Hamilton, UConn

 

Leading Scorer

Rip Hamilton – 145 points/24.1 ppg.

 

Fun Fact:

UConn’s win snapped Duke’s 32-game win streak with the biggest point-spread ¬†upset in National Championship history. Duke had tied the regular season record for most wins (37) before the tournament.

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