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  • With Assist From Teammates, Huskies' Jefferson Back On Track

    With Assist From Teammates, Huskies' Jefferson Back On Track
    GREENVILLE, N.C. — Playing basketball for Geno Auriemma and UConn requires as much brainpower as talent. Succeeding is likely even more dependent on a strong mind, considering how important the power of positive thinking can be. "Your mind plays...
  • UConn Men's Insider: RPI, Recruiting Are 2015 Challenges

    UConn Men's Insider: RPI, Recruiting Are 2015 Challenges
    Resolve has always been one of Kevin Ollie's favorite words, and no college basketball team showed more "resolve" in 2014 than the Huskies. To go from a No. 7 seed in the East Regional all the way to the championship showed a year's worth of resolve in...
  • Wolf Pack 5, Sharks 3: Hartford Gets 3rd Win In A Row

     Wolf Pack 5, Sharks 3: Hartford Gets 3rd Win In A Row
    HARTFORD — Third-period goals by Ryan Haggerty and Oscar Lindberg broke a 3-3 tie and carried the Hartford Wolf Pack to a 5-3 win over the Worcester Sharks Friday night at the XL Center. The victory was the third in a row for the Wolf Pack, who...
  • On The Fly: We'll Miss Cincy Coach Mick Cronin At XL Center

    On The Fly: We'll Miss Cincy Coach Mick Cronin At XL Center
    One of the highlights of the season for local college basketball fans is a visit by the Cincinnati Bearcats and their animated coach, Mick Cronin. But when UConn hosts Cincinnati next Saturday at the XL Center, Cronin won't be roaming the sideline. The...
  • Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out

    Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out
    STORRS — There is no feeling in the world for an athlete like the feeling of being needed. Omar Calhoun has been needed. If, against Texas, Calhoun had hit one three-pointer — something he hasn't even attempted since the AAC tournament final...
  • UConn vs. Coppin State: Setting the Scene at XL

    HARTFORD – At the XL Center for the nonconference game between UConn and Coppin State. Both teams are out on the floor, the stands mostly empty as yet, people trickling in. Jim Calhoun is in  his seat, so am I About a half hour to game time, let&...
  • 4 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: The Table Was Set For Amida Brimah

    4 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: The Table Was Set For Amida Brimah
    HARTFORD -- Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. In the aftermath of UConn's 106-85 victory over Coppin State on Sunday at the XL Center, here's what we learned: 1. Brimah was ready for a breakthrough: Sure, it...
  • Lobo Says Stokes Could Have Long WNBA Career

    Lobo Says Stokes Could Have Long WNBA Career
    UNCASVILLE — Rebecca Lobo said Sunday she believes UConn center Kiah Stokes will have a long and successful WNBA career. "I think she is going to be a really good WNBA player and there's a few reasons I believe so," Lobo said before working...
  • UCLA Is Determined, But UConn Defense Clamps Down In Win

    UCLA Is Determined, But UConn Defense Clamps Down In Win
    UNCASVILLE — The weather outside was frightful, enough to explain how disoriented sun-splashed UCLA could have looked on the day winter came to Mohegan Sun Arena. But the Bruins looked quite comfortable for most of Sunday. Chill, so to speak. It...
  • UConn Teams Need A Better Home In Hartford

    UConn Teams Need A Better Home In Hartford
    BRIDGEPORT — Last season, Webster Bank Arena was kind of cute. This season, the UConn basketball games in Bridgeport are kind of a nuisance. Sorry, that's too snarky. That's too capital-region centric. The brutal rush-hour traffic Monday on I-95...
  • Wolf Pack Weekend

    Friday, Springfield Falcons, 7 p.m., XL Center: The second of 10 meetings between the teams, with the Falcons winning 1-0 in a shootout Dec. 6. … Last season, Hartford was 5-5-0-2 against Springfield. The Pack were 3-2-0-1 at the XL Center...