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  • Unlike Baylor's Kim Mulkey, Geno Welcomes The Nonconference Challenge

    Unlike Baylor's Kim Mulkey, Geno Welcomes The Nonconference Challenge
    WACO, Texas — For Geno Auriemma, it is an Odyssey worth taking. For Geno Auriemma, it is an Odyssey worth facing. Good. If Auriemma had insisted otherwise as we stood there Saturday in UConn's new favorite playpen, Webster Bank Arena in...
  • Calhoun's Legacy Of Aiding Needy Continues With Ollie's Team

    Calhoun's Legacy Of Aiding Needy Continues With Ollie's Team
    HARTFORD – DeAndre Daniels and some teammates had another good workout Monday night. In this case, the weights lifted were in the form of 18-pound turkeys. One after another, UConn basketball players handed out bags of holiday dinners to needy...
  • Rival For UConn Women? You Can Show Up Anytime Duke

    DURHAM, N.C. — It is 180 miles from Cameron Indoor Stadium to Emerald Isle, N.C., where the Stewart family of Cicero, N.Y, vacations each October on the Carolina coast. "I don't get to go anymore," Breanna Stewart said wistfully the other day....
  • Men's Basketball Capsule: Stanford At No. 10 UConn

    Site: XL Center Time: Wednesday at 9 p.m. TV: ESPN2 (John Saunders, Bob Knight, Andy Katz) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400. WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 4-0 Last meeting: UConn, 85-74, NCAA Regional...
  • Stanford Could Present Unique Problem For Unbeaten UConn Men

    STORRS — UConn sees a lot of great players over the course of a season, and if the Huskies go as far as they hope, they'll see the best of the best. But they have not seen a player quite like Stanford's Dwight Powell, and probably won't for a...
  • UConn's Boatright And Stanford's Randle Finally Face Off

    HARTFORD — In Illinois, the Mr. Basketball Award has been handed out for 33 years. Only once has there been a tie in the voting among high school coaches and media — in 2011, when the honor was shared by guards Ryan Boatright of East Aurora...
  • Napier Won't Always Be The Huskies' Savior

    Napier Won't Always Be The Huskies' Savior
    HARTFORD — There is only one Jesus. His name is Shuttlesworth. And for $109.95, you too, can purchase his jersey on Jan. 14. For the rest of us who began thinking that maybe Shabazz Napier was the real miracle worker, who could do no wrong...
  • UConn Men Can't Find A Way To Win This One

    UConn Men Can't Find A Way To Win This One
    HARTFORD — UConn stretched its "knowing-how-to-win" talent to the limit, but this time could not pull it off. After blowing a 13-point lead, shooting abysmally in the second half, the Huskies lost for the first time this season, 53-51, to Stanford...
  • UConn Steps Back To Assess How Stanford Forced Meltdown

    UConn Steps Back To Assess How Stanford Forced Meltdown
    HARTFORD — It's a sound Kevin Ollie has always said he hated: "Pound … pound … pound." To the UConn coach, it's the sound of stagnation, too much dribbling, not enough passing. The Huskies made too much of this noise in their first loss...
  • American Athletic Conference Meetings Begin; No Talk On Basketball Sites

    PONTE VEDRA, Fla. — On a day that included plenty of handshakes and introductions, coaches and athletic directors began the American Athletic Conference spring meetings by discussing the minutiae. They talked about bylaws and scheduling, heard...
  • Capsule: No. 10 UConn At Washington

    Site: Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle Time: Sunday, 3:30 p.m. TV: ESPNU (Mark Jones, Kara Lawson) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 4-0. Last meeting: UConn, 61-53, Dec....