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  • Daniel Hamilton Plays On In Grandmother's Memory

    Daniel Hamilton Plays On In Grandmother's Memory
    HARTFORD — Daniel Hamilton watched Ryan Boatright hit that crossover three-pointer on Octavius Ellis with two-tenths of a second left Friday night to beat Cincinnati, and the freshman from Los Angeles just couldn't contain himself. Hamilton picked...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Have A New Complexion

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Have A New Complexion
    HARTFORD – Three down, one to go. UConn has not won four in a row all season, so it seemed improbable, despite the home court advantage, that the Huskies would do it this week. But it’s the postseason, and teams go at things differently....
  • Two Players Not Named Boatright Hit Key Shots In Win

    Two Players Not Named Boatright Hit Key Shots In Win
    HARTFORD — It was an issue that percolated all season and it was unfolding with UConn's NCAA Tournament hopes hanging in the balance. The common theme: Ryan Boatright was the focus of the UConn offense as his teammates were unable to find their...
  • On The Fly: Windsor Pair Team Up Again In NFL

    On The Fly: Windsor Pair Team Up Again In NFL
    Terrance Knighton and Chris Baker were classmates and teammates at Windsor High. They remained close as they pursued NFL careers, and the bond was not broken when they played for different teams. This season, the friends will again be teammates....
  • UConn Tickets Available

    The UConn-South Florida game Thursday drew 5,400 to the XL Center, UConn-Cincinnati about 9,500. "I'd say we're satisfied with attendance," Aresco said, just before the start of the UConn-Tulsa semfinal game on Saturday, when it looked as if about 12,...
  • UConn 47, Tulsa 42: Wrapping Things Up at XL

    HARTFORD – Last year they were the Hungry Huskies, this year the are the High-Wire Huskies. It looked like they were cooked, again, down the stretch against Tulsa, but the frenzy gripped them, the frenzy we’ve seen grip so many UConn teams...
  • Larry Brown Guides SMU To Prominence, Faces UConn In AAC Final

    Larry Brown Guides SMU To Prominence, Faces UConn In AAC Final
    HARTFORD — The last time the SMU Mustangs competed in the NCAA Tournament, Larry Brown was occupying the seventh of what would be his 13 head coaching jobs. Brown was coaching the Los Angeles Clippers in the spring of 1993. He was off to the...
  • UConn Sends Cincinnati Home; Tulsa The Next Step

    UConn Sends Cincinnati Home; Tulsa The Next Step
    HARTFORD – Ryan Boatright has said all season that he did not come back to UConn for his senior year to play in the NIT, but when he missed a free throw with 25 seconds left on Friday night, it looked as if that small consolation prize would be his,...
  • UConn Corners Market In Clutch Tournament Guards

    UConn Corners Market In Clutch Tournament Guards
    HARTFORD — Maybe he didn't break Octavius Ellis' ankles as badly as Kemba Walker broke Gary McGhee's ankles. But make no mistake: Ryan Boatright broke Cincinnati's heart Friday night every bit as much as Kemba broke Pittsburgh's heart at Madison...
  • UConn 57, Cincinnati 54: Wrapping Things Up From The XL Center

    HARTFORD – You sit in airports for hours, hoping to eventually get off the ground and get home. You drive in the snow, and spend way too many nights in hotels. That’s the life we choose as sportswriters, and this is why we choose it –...
  • Houston, East Carolina Advance

    Houston, East Carolina Advance
    HARTFORD — As Kelvin Sampson's team took the floor for the American Athletic Conference Tournament Thursday at the XL Center, the first-year coach had seven scholarship players at his disposal. The Houston Cougars have lost players to injuries and...