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Daily tournament awards

Updated: March 30, 2014, 10:21 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

Shabazz NapierIcon SMIShabazz Napier scored 25 points to lead UConn over Michigan State and into the Final Four. President Barack Obama pegged the Spartans to advance and win the 2014 NCAA tournament.

PLAYER OF THE DAY: Shabazz Napier, Connecticut

He put up 25 big points, leading the Huskies to the Final Four.

TEAM OF THE DAY: Kentucky

The Wildcats had their third straight big win -- Wichita State, Louisville and now Michigan.

COACH OF THE DAY: John Calipari, Kentucky

He said before the NCAA tournament that people should wait until they judge this team. He was right.

SHOCK OF THE DAY: Connecticut over Michigan State

I had to tear up my bracket after the Spartans went down.

UNEXPECTED HERO OF THE DAY: Marcus Lee, Kentucky

He came in averaging two points and one rebound per game. Lee had 10 points and eight boards vs. Michigan.

Dick Vitale

College Basketball analyst
Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to ESPN.com.

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