Kemba Walker Takes Over As UConn Leads San Diego State, 65-57, In Sweet 16 Matchup

Clerly, San Diego State's Jamaal Franklin should not have lowered his shoulder into UConn's Kemba Walker while the two teams were heading to their respective benches for a timeout earlier in the second half. Since the technical foul, Walker has put UConn on his back, scoring 14 points since to turn a four-point deficit into a 65-57 lead with under four minutes remaining in this Sweet 16 matchup.

Let's try to recap this as best as possible. Walker put UConn up 55-54 on a gorgeous drive, jumping into the defender and still finishing. On the ensuing possession, Kahwi Leonard got called for his fourth foul, and Walker followed it up with an up and under jumper on a seemingly impossible shot to put UConn up three. He then hit a three-pointer from the top of the key to put UConn up 60-54, two more free throws and another three after that off a pass at the top of the key.

Walker has 34 points in the game, and as he has done so many times this season, he has completely carried the Huskies against a team that, top to bottom, is probably better than the Huskies.

More 2011 March Madness resources: Visit our NCAA Tournament hub for up-to-date news and information ... updated printable NCAA Tournament bracket.

Check the full NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 schedule, and see predictions and previews for each game.

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