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Huskies center expected to practice

Updated: March 29, 2004, 7:08 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Connecticut's All-America center Emeka Okafor is expected to practice with the Final Four-bound Huskies on Tuesday after an MRI revealed no damage to his right shoulder, ESPN.com's Andy Katz reports.

Okafor played only 19 minutes in UConn's 87-71 victory over Alabama in the Phoenix Regional final on Saturday. A hard foul by Alabama's Jermareo Davidson gave Okafor an elbow stinger with 9:19 left in the first half.

Okafor left the game briefly, returned to finish the half and started ...

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