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  • UConn Hockey Classic Moving To Bridgeport, To Be Named Frozen Holiday Classic

    The UConn Hockey Classic is no longer. Webster Bank Arena is set to announce that a similar four-team tournament will replace the classic next season in Bridgeport, with the field expected to include UConn, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart and Union,...
  • Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?

    Anybody Notice Which College Team Has Foothold In New York?
    NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same: Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
  • Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game

    Numbers Don't Lie; Huskies Dominate The Game
    LINCOLN, Neb. — A half continent away from Madison Square Garden, the full onslaught of UConn basketball continued Monday night. A half continent away from an ear-shattering Sunday afternoon in an arena players love to call the Mecca of basketball,...
  • Don't Forget About Teams Joining UConn, N.D. In Final Four

    Don't Forget About Teams Joining UConn, N.D. In Final Four
    There has been a certain obviousness associated with the women's Final Four, almost as if a Notre Dame-UConn national championship game had been etched on a tablet Moses forgot to bring down from Mount Sinai. As you might imagine, this does not make...
  • UConn Needs Omar Calhoun To Return To Top Form

    TAMPA, Fla. — It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life. "I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday...
  • UConn Hockey Seed To Be Decided Over Final Games; Huskies Close With Two At Sacred Heart

    A note on UConn hockey after a chat with coach Mike Cavanaugh. Only a portion of this made it to the pages of The Courant in today's state college notebook ... This much is known about Atlantic Hockey: Mercyhurst will finish first and Army will finish...
  • Napier Takes Samuel Under His Wing, And UConn Benefits

    Napier Takes Samuel Under His Wing, And UConn Benefits
    TAMPA, Fla. – There is no extending a college career. The eligibility runs out or the NBA beckons and it's time to move on. What can be extended is influence. Though Kemba Walker is long gone, his influence on a freshman point guard lives on at...
  • The Big Chill In Hartford

    The Big Chill In Hartford
    Therell Wayne "Scoop" Knight has been a Zamboni driver at the XL Center in Hartford since it was called the Civic Center, way back in 1980, when Whalers, not Wolves, plied the slippery slab. Now 57, he leads a seven-person crew and is the dean of ice...
  • No. 11 Cincinnati at UConn

    Site: XL Center Time: Saturday, noon (tickets are available) TV: ESPN (Mike Patrick, Len Elmore) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 8-5 Last meeting: Cincinnati 63-58, at...
  • UConn Hungry In Huge Rematch With No. 11 Cincinnati

    UConn Hungry In Huge Rematch With No. 11 Cincinnati
    STORRS — Whatever UConn and Cincinnati do at the XL Center Saturday, it's unlikely that either team will surprise the other. And however the game turns out, it's unlikely that it will be the result of pressure or jitters. These are two of the...
  • UConn Throws Last Punches To Beat Cincinnati In Defensive Fight

     UConn Throws Last Punches To Beat Cincinnati In Defensive Fight
    HARTFORD — The Huskies weren't expecting any less, or any more. They knew the kind of game Cincinnati would make it, and they were ready to rumble. "I told them it was going to be 90 percent punches and 10 percent plays," coach Kevin Ollie said...