Once again, the UCONN Huskies are in the Final Four. Kemba and company’s heroic play and deep sneaker arsenal is impressive, but nothing new as Storrs’ stars have been getting it done in proper sneaker fashion for years. Case in point, the 2004 National Championship team. Led by Ben Gordon, Emeka Okafor, Charlie Villanueva, and more, their roster rocked a good amount of heat all while cutting down the nets. Take a look back as we detail the best sneakers worn by the classic Huskies’ team.
Air Jordan 12 “French Blue”
The Air Jordan 12 was a favorite on court when originally released as well as when first retroed. Durable build and heavy cushioning made the retro release transcend time and space with a host of NBA and NCAA players lacing them up on court. Sophomore swingman Denham Brown favorited the “French Blue” colorway during their storied season.