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  • UConn vs. Temple: Setting The Scene At Liacouras Center

    PHILADELPHIA – Fans are trickling into the Liacouras Center on Broad and Montgomery, lot of melting snow and ice outside. Both teams are out on the floor stretching, shooting. UConn and Temple are less than an hour from starting the final game of...
  • AAC Notebook: Tournaments Seeking Separate Identities

     AAC Notebook: Tournaments Seeking Separate Identities
    UNCASVILLE — For a very short time, the American Athletic Conference considered staging the men's and women's basketball postseason tournaments at the same venue to consolidate and maximize marketing and publicity. But now it seems that's not in...
  • Mohegan Sun Becoming The Mecca Of Women's Basketball

    Mohegan Sun Becoming The Mecca Of Women's Basketball
    There was a time not so long ago, and it lasted for 10 years, when Geno Auriemma would hear, with an ever-increasing tone of frustration, how much some Big East coaches detested playing its postseason tournament at the XL Center. It had nothing to do...
  • UConn Men Show Little Bounce In 54-53 Senior Night Loss To Memphis

    UConn Men Show Little Bounce In 54-53 Senior Night Loss To Memphis
    STORRS – All the good will and credibility the Huskies built up this week disappeared in a hail of missed shots, some easy, most hard and ill-advised. The last shot of the game, Ryan Boatright's bid for a game-winner on Senior Night, typified...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Head Back To Old Drawing Board

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Head Back To Old Drawing Board
    So much for the ship being righted. So much for the Huskies "playing their best basketball of the season at the right time." There was reason to believe that after the win over Southern Methodist on Sunday, but not now. This was a game presented to...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Pat Lenehan Walk-On No Longer, Always Star To Mates

    UConn Men's Insider: Pat Lenehan Walk-On No Longer, Always Star To Mates
    STORRS – If you've seen the UConn bench come to life whenever Pat Lenehan comes into a game, you know how hard his teammates pull for him. So if you were a fly on the locker room wall when the Huskies learned Wednesday that Lenehan was accepted...
  • A Special Night For Boatright, And A Huge Game For UConn

    A Special Night For Boatright, And A Huge Game For UConn
    STORRS – It would have been only natural for a youngster like Ryan Boatright to check into college with a personal agenda, the idea of checking out soon. For a player so talented at a young age, who had already gotten so much attention, the phrase...
  • Trinity Excited To Host First-Round Div. III Tournament Games

    Trinity Excited To Host First-Round Div. III Tournament Games
    Trinity basketball coach James Cosgrove was, of course, disappointed after a semifinal loss to eventual champion Wesleyan in the NESCAC Tournament, which the Bantams hosted as the top seed. He was also hopeful for his team being able to re-establish and...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Can Match Up With SMU

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Can Match Up With SMU
    UConn got over the hump. The Huskies knocked off SMU for the first time, their most significant win of the season. Here's what we learned: 1. Mustangs matchup: UConn can match up with SMU, something that did not seem fathomable two weeks ago. The big...
  • Rodney Purvis, Daniel Hamilton Earn Weekly AAC Honors

    Rodney Purvis’ 28-point effort against Southern Methodist on Sunday, coupled with his big second half at East Carolina last Wednesday, were enough to garner American Athletic Conference player of the week honors. Purvis, who has scored in double...
  • UConn 81, SMU 73: Wrapping Things Up at XL

    HARTFORD – The SMU thing is over. The Huskies showed they can play with the Mustangs, and beat them. And they left a calling card to everyone in the American Conference that winning the tournament, in the XL Center, will be a tough task for the...