NCAA Championship Game 2011, Butler Vs. UConn: Kemba Walker Named Final Four Most Outstanding Player

It's been one heck of a five week run for Kemba Walker.

Walker finished the National Title game with 16 points and 9 rebounds for the UConn Huskies, who won their 11th straight game since closing the regular season, winning the National Championship over Butler, 53-41. Combine that with his 18 point, 7 assist performance in the National Semifinal against Kentucky and Walker was named the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player.

Walker's performance in the finals weren't amazing, but the award might as well before Kemba's performance over the entire 11-game winning streak which saw the Huskies win five games in the Big East Tournament before running the table in the NCAAs. Walker put the UConn Huskies on his back at times, especially in the Big East run, and anchored the squad as Jeremy Lamb and Alex Oriakhi provided help when needed.

And so, Walker ends his UConn career in the best possible fashion. Fans won't remember that his performance was "pretty good" in the finals, they'll remember that his run through March and April was, quite simple, madness.

For more on Walker and the 2011 National Champion UConn Huskies, visit The UConn Blog.

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