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  • UConn Downs Assumption In Exhibition Finale

    UConn Downs Assumption In Exhibition Finale
    HARTFORD – Ryan Boatright scored 17 points and he and his UConn teammates began clicking in the second half, and the Huskies beat Assumption 68-59 before 7,109 at the XL Center on Sunday in the final preseason tuneup. Boatright had four assists,...
  • New Faces Looking Like Veterans

    New Faces Looking Like Veterans
    HARTFORD — On a Sunday afternoon when we began to see the many possibilities of Daniel Hamilton, we saw the specific pop of Sam Cassell Jr. for a second time. Hamilton, the freshman, can fill a stat sheet. Junior, the sophomore, can fill the...
  • Auriemma Keys In On Piano, Not Retirement

    Auriemma Keys In On Piano, Not Retirement
    STORRS — Geno Auriemma says it has been an obsession of his to learn to play the piano. He has an iPad app, he says, and likes to fool around with it in his office. The UConn women's basketball coach laughs when asked if his goal is to play the...
  • Facey Vows To Be A Force On Boards For UConn

     Facey Vows To Be A Force On Boards For UConn
    STORRS — Sophomore Kentan Facey got a reward for his preseason work: a starting assignment in the exhibition opener against Southern. Now, the task is keeping it. "I just saw nine rebounds in 18 minutes," coach Kevin Ollie said, "and that's pretty...
  • Ollie Expects Everyone To Put In Extra Work

    Ollie Expects Everyone To Put In Extra Work
    HARTFORD — The UConn Huskies, like many teams, punctuate the end of practice with suicide drills. Up and down the court, usually with coaches at each end to make sure the players "touch the lines." No cutting of corners allowed. "But can you touch...
  • 2014-15 UConn Women's Basketball Schedule

    TV coverage for some games to be announced: NOVEMBER x-2: UConn 115, West Chester 26 x-9: Post University, XL Center, Hartford, 4:30 p.m. 14: at UC Davis, Davis, Calif., 10 p.m. 17: at Stanford, Palo Alto, Calif., 9 p.m., ESPN2 23: Creighton,...
  • UConn Must Look Ahead, Not Back, After Win Over BC

    UConn Must Look Ahead, Not Back, After Win Over BC
    Late Wednesday and early Thursday, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh spent time going through the fun and funny text messages, voice mails and emails that tend to arrive in the wake of something like Wednesday's 1-0 victory over No. 3 Boston College at...
  • On The Fly: Sayonara, Soriano

    On The Fly: Sayonara, Soriano
    Now that Alfonso Soriano says he will retire, it brings to mind when he burst onto the scene in New York with 18 home runs and 43 steals in 2001. That next year he just missed being a 40-40 player with 39 home runs and 41 stolen bases. He just could not...
  • Tonight's UConn-Boston College Hockey Game Sold Out

    Tonight's UConn-Boston College Hockey Game Sold Out
    Tonight's hockey game between UConn and Boston College at the XL Center has sold out with a crowd of more than 7,500 expected for the 7 p.m. start, UConn announced in a press release. The Eagles are ranked No. 3 in the nation in the most recent national...
  • UConn's Cavanaugh Will Face His Mentor As York Brings BC To XL

    UConn's Cavanaugh Will Face His Mentor As York Brings BC To XL
    Mike Cavanaugh taught bowling at Bowling Green to get to a night like this one. He taught billiards on Bowling Green's green velvet tables. He taught volleyball for the opportunity to coach under Jerry York, an opportunity that would grow into nearly...
  • Wolf Pack Take Over First Place With 3-1 Win Against Devils

    HARTFORD — The Wolf Pack used two third period power-play goals en route to a 3-1 win against the Albany Devils Wednesday. Hartford (7-2-1-0) took over first place in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference, knocking Albany into second...