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Prayers Answered

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Only 8 days removed from an SMU dismantling, UConn desperately needed to make a statement in Orlando. A strong AAC tournament showing would ensure an NCAA tournament bid; a poor performance would lead to a tense Selection Sunday and perhaps only an invite to the  NIT. What played out will not soon be forgotten by Husky fans. After Cincinnati guard Kevin Johnson buried a three-pointer with .8 seconds left in the third overtime, UConn’s season appeared to be doomed. However, Jalen Adams’ 60-foot prayer was answered and the Huskies didn’t look back, discarding Temple and Memphis to become conference champions. AAC Champs…and in memorable fashion. Along the way, Daniel Hamilton impressed enough to be named the Tournament’s Outstanding player.

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Crossing the street

People cross a snow bank to get to the sidewalk on a residential street in Washington, DC on January 23, 2016.  A deadly blizzard with bone-chilling winds and potentially record-breaking snowfall slammed the eastern US on January 23, as officials urged millions in the storm's path to seek shelter -- warning the worst is yet to come. / AFP / MANDEL NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty ImagesPeople cross a snow bank to get to the sidewalk on a residential street in Washington, DC on January 23, 2016.  A deadly blizzard with bone-chilling winds and potentially record-breaking snowfall slammed the eastern US on January 23, as officials urged millions in the storm’s path to seek shelter — warning the worst is yet to come. / AFP / MANDEL NGANMANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Heavy snow

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: A man walks in heavy snow through Central Park on January 23, 2016 in New York City. A major Nor'easter is hitting much of the East Coast and parts of the South as forecasts warn of up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY – JANUARY 23: A man walks in heavy snow through Central Park on January 23, 2016 in New York City. A major Nor’easter is hitting much of the East Coast and parts of the South as forecasts warn of up to two feet of snow in some areas. (Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)