University of Connecticut
“In this team, we saw hope, we saw pride and we saw purpose. It matters," Biden said of the Tigers, who defeated Iowa for the national title in April.
The postgame rowdiness resulted in 15 arrests and 16 people taken to the hospital.
Adama Sanogo powered UConn to the school's fifth national title with a 76-59 victory over San Diego State.
The Huskies are one win away from the school's fifth men's basketball national title.
Jordan Hawkins scored 20 points as UConn overwhelmed its fourth straight NCAA Tournament opponent on Saturday.
South Carolina won their second national championship, stifling UConn for a 64-49 victory that ended the Huskies’ undefeated streak in title games.
"The safety challenges created by COVID-19 place our football student-athletes at an unacceptable level of risk," the school's athletic director said.
University of Connecticut student Peter Manfredonia, 23, had been the subject of a six-day search involving several police agencies and the FBI.
The University of Connecticut team set out a Huskies jersey for Kobe Bryant's 13-year-old daughter after her tragic death.
The president picks Duke to win the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament and UCONN to win the Women's Tournament.