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UConn Basketball: 3 keys for Huskies to defeat Alabama in Final Four matchup

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Travel delays have come to be the toughest adversity the UConn Huskies have faced in this tournament so far, blowing out all of their opponents so far. But now they have a tough one against the Alabama Crimson Tide of the SEC who are seeking to shock the world and upset a UConn team that may be up there with the greatest of all time.

UConn just came off a dominant win against Illinois, and they are looking to continue their dominant tournament run going for just two more games. All of their wins have been by double digits, and their recent win against Illinois 77-52 was about as lopsided as it can get. While the score was close in the first half, the second half was all Huskies in ridiculously dominant fashion.

They also beat San Diego State by 30, and dominated Stetson and then Northwestern. The defending champions have been exactly as advertised and then some, To the rest of the nation, it seems like they will be a shoe-in for another National Championship. But will Nate Oats and the Crimson Tide have something to say about that?

That will be seen in Arizona on Saturday, and ideally, this team will have recovered from their rough travel situation that saw major flight delays. But what does UConn need to do to advance to yet another National Championship? Here are three keys to this huge game.