The Starting Five for Tuesday

Shabazz Napier
Connecticut Huskies guard Shabazz Napier celebrate after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

1. "This is what happens when you ban us!"

Final Four Most Outstanding Player Shabazz Napier of UConn uses his one shining moment with CBS' Jim Nantz to rail against NCAA hypocrisy. A sedition unlike any other.

2. R.I.P., Mickey Rooney

He appeared in some 200 films and eight weddings. Not sure which sounds more exhausting.

(The judges would have also accepted, "I know! We can stage the funeral in my parents' barn.") Mickey Rooney Academy Award winning actor Mickey Rooney Fred Prouser/Reuters

3. Pursuit of Perfection

In women's hoops, it's UConn (39-0) versus Notre Dame (37-0) tonight for the title. Will RA Derek send out another memo about this game as well?

4. Julie Hermann

Rutgers athletic director tells a class room of journalism students that she hopes the state's largest newspaper, the Newark Star-Ledger, folds. The lede: "She's callous AND stupid."

5. Oscar Pistorius Takes the Stand

The Blade Runner provides his emotional account of events that led to Reeva Steenkamp's death, but there is no jury to sway. One sixty-something female judge will decide his fate. Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius attends his trial at the high court in Pretoria April 7, 2014. Themba Hadebe/Pool/Reuters

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