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  • UConn Breezes Past South Florida; Plays Cincinnati Friday

    UConn Breezes Past South Florida; Plays Cincinnati Friday
    HARTFORD — Daniel Hamilton showed up at the XL Center early Thursday to collect his American Athletic Conference rookie of the year trophy. Much more important for the Huskies, Hamilton re-emerged later on, scoring 20 points to help UConn to a 69-...
  • Boatright, Scorned, Looks To Prove 'Em Wrong

    Boatright, Scorned, Looks To Prove 'Em Wrong
    HARTFORD — This is Hartford. This isn't Memphis. This is 2015. This isn't 2014. Nobody got a Gibson guitar Thursday as a reward for being named American Athletic Conference coach of the year the way Cincinnati's Mick Cronin did last year. Heck,...
  • 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...
  • UConn's Hamilton, Lenehan Earn Major AAC Awards

    UConn's Hamilton, Lenehan Earn Major AAC Awards
    HARTFORD — UConn's Daniel Hamilton had the highs and lows associated with freshmen. But the American Athletic Conference coaches saw enough highs to vote him league rookie of the year. "This award means a lot," said Hamilton, who averaged 10.8...
  • New UConn Season Starts Thursday In AAC Tourney Vs. USF

    New UConn Season Starts Thursday In AAC Tourney Vs. USF
    STORRS — UConn can't erase its record. Only the calendar can do that, and the college basketball calendar says it's time to start over. "The slate's clean, it's zero and zero," Ryan Boatright said. "What you did, how you did individually during...
  • Men's AAC Tournament Has Merchants Rooting For Home Team

    Men's AAC Tournament Has Merchants Rooting For Home Team
    HARTFORD — Next to the faithful in Storrs, the biggest fans of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team this week might well be downtown's restaurants and bars. Beginning Thursday, the American Athletic Conference's championship...
  • CT Forum Adventure, Sophie Tucker Sass, My Sister's Place Good Will On Tap For this CT Weekend

    CT Forum Adventure, Sophie Tucker Sass, My Sister's Place Good Will On Tap For this CT Weekend
    At last! We have had some weather to be happy about so let’s get the weekend going CT!! One of the state’s most popular film festivals, the Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival, opens Thursday with a salute to Hartford’s own Red...
  • Jim Calhoun Appears On ESPN's 'SportsCenter,' Discusses Motivational Tactics For Championship Week

    Jim Calhoun Appears On ESPN's 'SportsCenter,' Discusses Motivational Tactics For Championship Week
    Former UConn coach and current ESPN analyst Jim Calhoun appeared on “SportsCenter” Thursday morning to discuss championship week, the sixth anniversary of the Huskies’ six-overtime loss to Syracuse in the Big East Tournament and his...
  • On The Fly: All Eyes On A-Rod, As Always

    On The Fly: All Eyes On A-Rod, As Always
    Of fielding one ground ball in his first spring training action at third base, Alex Rodriguez said, "I still can't believe I had to throw the ball that far across the diamond. It is a long ways." Sounds like an old man telling stories to those who will...
  • UConn's Goal Now: Win AAC Tournament

    UConn's Goal Now: Win AAC Tournament
    PHILADELPHIA — UConn's last chance to do something with this season will come at home, that much is certain. "Now, we've got to go back and win four straight to get to the tournament," coach Kevin Ollie said following UConn's loss Saturday at...
  • Aresco: AAC Tournaments Likely To Remain Separate

    For a short time, a very short time it turns out, the American Athletic Conference considered staging both men’s and women’s basketball postseason tournaments at the same venue in an effort to consolidate forces and maximize whatever marketing...