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UConn pulls away from Memphis to win American Athletic Conference tournament

UConn pulls away from Memphis to win American Athletic Conference tournament

The UConn Huskies are back in the NCAA Tournament and are confident they've got what it takes to make another strong run.

“I think our style travels very, very well because we play defense,” Coach Kevin Ollie said after a 72-58 victory over Memphis on Sunday in the American Athletic Conference title game gave his team the league's automatic NCAA berth.

“You play defense, and that allows us to win championships, and that's what we hang our hats on,” Ollie added. “No matter where we're at, we're going to play defense, we're going to give our offense an opportunity to step up.”

Up next is a trip to Des Moines, Iowa, as the No. 9 seed in...

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