Between No. 4 seed UConn and No. You can separate the 5 seed of San Diego State from myriad corners.! — But no single analysis is more revealing and helpful than the comparison we make below every year. He cuts off the hunter’s right, and crouches down to the polished stone. Who is equal with whom? Which team has a spot on the edge of the sword? How does bench production compare between UConn and SDSU? Answering them will go a long way to determining Monday’s winner.
We will give the group position from the group position to the breakdown below. Fair warning, though: You’ll notice an obvious argument there. To continue reading UConn over and over againthe table is almost transverse from this angle. The Aztecs provide resistance in a way that no other Huskies team will provide resistance at this position with their physical style and defensive-first mindset, but on paper UConn’s depth and ability to play inside and outside will make it an equal front runner in the final battle. about time
Will SDSU’s defense be enough help to pull off the upset here? Maybe, maybe not. But it is not read also UConn has many advantages in this breakdown. UConn is the favorite, and deservedly so, but this is an SDSU team that has outplayed opponents often this season with less talent. All it takes is one more executed game to finish at the top of his season.
So as tipoff Monday night approaches, let’s take a look at UConn vs. SDSU matchup and see who will line up – and where – in the 2023 national title game.
UConn: Tristen Newton, Andre Jackson and Jordan Hawkins
San Diego State: Darrion Trammell, Lamont Butler and Matt Bradley
San Diego State’s balance has greatly benefited this carrier with four different leading scorers in five games. But in this particular matchup against UConn on the court, the Huskies’ star power and steady production win the battle. Hawkins is a lottery pick talent and one of several players among this bunch who can create as well as, if not better, this trio of SDSU’s roster. Add in Hawkins and Alciati, two bona fide glue guys who do the dirty work on both sides, and UConn has a slight advantage here. Bradley, when he’s at the top of his game, can hang with this bunch, though, and Butler hit the most important baller in San Diego State history on Saturday. Address: UConn
San Diego State: Keshad Johnson and Nathan Mensah
UConn: Alex Karaban and Adama Sanogo
No team in the playoffs has been able to slow down Sanogo — he’s averaging nearly 20 points and just shy of 10 rebounds per game — so Monday’s matchup should be on the horizon. the The specifics that one hopes will make or break the title. Mensah is billed as one of the most outstanding defenders for SDSU and his big 6-foot-10, 230-pound prostrate side should provide some resistance to Sanogo’s fighting advantage, but to what extent, if at all, remains a question mark. Sanogo on paper Commodus. Karaban and Johnson are probably close to the draw impact-wise, with a slight lean toward SDSU, but the value gap Sanogo brings to UConn vs. What Mensah brings to SDSU is far-reaching. Address: UConn
San Diego State: Micah Parrish and Jaedon LeDee
UConn: Nahiem Alleyne and Joey Calcaterra
Both Parrish and LeDee had important moments for San Diego State this season with LeDee and Parrish scoring in big ways for both Aztecs. But the added value Alleyne alone brings to UConn off the bench is the trump card here that tilts this matchup in favor of the Huskies. UConn is 14-1 on the season in games where they score at least eight points, which is in four of their five NCAA Tournament runs. Address: UConn
UConn: Danny Hurley
San Diego State: Brian Dutcher
UConn has the better team on paper and has had the better season, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it has the best coach in the game. The Dutchman has a better winning percentage in his coaching career (albeit in an easier league) with two 30+ win times in four years. Hurley is on the verge of being one of the best coaches in college, but Holland’s success is backed up by a tougher job. Ore: Yes
In terms of confidence and overall team swagger, UConn takes the line by a mile. There is a quiet confidence of the chicken coop with this team that overflows inside and spills out into the hall. At times the spirit and attitude and attitude of the fiery coach put its head and not only conquer – but trample on the necks of men.
SDSU has some good karma on its side, and some momentum, though. Three years after the 2019 NCAA Tournament, when the NCAA Tournament was cancelledThe Aztecs were smiled upon by the basketball gods with a dream that almost no one saw coming in 2023. and . After dropping FAU to the finals of Saturday’s Bomber, it feels like they’re where they want to be and where they’ve shined all season: as the overlooked dog to prove the doubters wrong. Or: San Diego