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Big problems with the NCAA?

Kentucky coach John Calipari isn't all that pleased with how the NCAA does things. According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the Wildcats coach in his new book compares college sports' governing body to the last years of the Soviet Union, saying it has failed to change with the times. Calipari also proposes several changes, including allowing players to transfer without sitting out if their coach leaves, a $3,000-to-$5,000 stipend and more. What's your take?

  • What do you make of John Calipari comparing the NCAA to the Soviet Union in its latter years?

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  • How do you feel about the way the NCAA treats its athletes?

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  • Should the NCAA seek input from coaches such as John Calipari?

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  • Should college athletes be allowed to profit off their own names?

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  • Should college athletes be allowed to receive one round-trip flight home a year?

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  • What do you make of the $3,000-$5,000 stipend proposed by John Calipari?

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  • If a coach leaves a program, should players be allowed to transfer without sitting out?

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  • What chance do you give the NCAA as a governing body of ceasing to exist in your lifetime?

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Connecticut's men's basketball success doesn't stretch back too far. But its recent run is hard to match: four Final Fours and four national titles since 1999, with Monday night's 60-54 victory over Kentucky the latest to seal the trophy. Where does UConn rank among the greatest programs ever? What about those Wildcats? Click on the logos below to set your list!

More: Your take on the NCAA tournament?

All-Time CBB Programs

Arizona

Arizona

4 Final Fours, 1 championship

Cincinnati

Cincinnati

6 Final Fours, 2 championships

Connecticut

Connecticut

5 Final Fours, 4 championships

Duke

Duke

15 Final Fours, 4 championships

Georgetown

Georgetown

5 Final Fours, 1 championship

Indiana

Indiana

8 Final Fours, 5 championships

Kansas

Kansas

14 Final Fours, 3 championships

Kentucky

Kentucky

16 Final Fours, 8 championships

Louisville

Louisville

10 Final Fours, 3 championships

Michigan

Michigan

7 Final Fours (2 vacated), 1 championship

Michigan State

Michigan State

8 Final Fours, 2 championships

North Carolina

North Carolina

18 Final Fours, 5 championships

Ohio State

Ohio State

11 Final Fours (1 vacated), 1 championship

Syracuse

Syracuse

5 Final Fours, 1 championships

UCLA

UCLA

18 Final Fours (1 vacated), 11 championships

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The title match is set in the 2014 NCAA tournament, with the Connecticut Huskies taking on the Kentucky Wildcats. The big-name players have stepped up for both teams, with Shabazz Napier and Julius Randle putting up big numbers for their respective squads throughout the tournament. Who is the best player in the title matchup?

More: Which team will win the NCAA tournament?

Final Four Players

Ryan Boatright

Ryan Boatright

Jr., G, Connecticut
12.0 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 3.4 APG

DeAndre Daniels

DeAndre Daniels

Jr., F, Connecticut
13.0 PPG, 5.9 RPG

Niels Giffey

Niels Giffey

Sr., G-F, Connecticut
8.3 PPG, 3.8 RPG

Aaron Harrison

Aaron Harrison

Fr., G, Kentucky
14.1 PPG, 2.9 RPG, 1.9 APG

Andrew Harrison

Andrew Harrison

Fr., G, Kentucky
11.0 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 1.9 APG

Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier

Sr., G, Connecticut
18.1 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 4.9 APG

Julius Randle

Julius Randle

Fr., F, Kentucky
15.1 PPG, 10.7 RPG, 1.4 APG

James Young

James Young

Fr., G-F, Kentucky
14.1 PPG, 4.2 RPG, 1.7 APG

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