| Feb 25, 2015
| 9:34 PM
GREENVILLE, N.C. – It was a happy homecoming for Rodney Purvis, though not always a pleasant one.
Purvis, from Raleigh, about 90 minutes from Greenville, originally went to NC State, then transferred to UConn and, for some reason, some folks in...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:31 PM
GREENVILLE, N.C. – It may have been the shortest halftime talk in UConn history. The Huskies, trailing by nine, were back on the floor within four minutes.
"I said enough, let's leave it at that," coach Kevin Ollie said. "And they took it and...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:51 PM
The NCAA is the tin can we all love to kick. And don't get me wrong. I have worn out the tips of my holier-than-thou loafers kicking that can.
The NCAA is the piñata we will all love to smash. I have torn oblique muscles swinging my self-righteous stick...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:16 PM
— UConn senior Shabazz Napier took a moment Saturday to reflect on the disappointing sophomore season that is a part of who he is now.
"My sophomore season, we had one of the best teams in the country," he said on the eve of the Huskies' Elite...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:31 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The foundation was shaking under the UConn basketball program and players were fleeing.
Facing a postseason ban because it failed to meet NCAA academic standards, UConn saw Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe Smith, and Michael Bradley...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Shabazz Napier struggled to find his shot for the second time in three NBA Summer League games as his Miami Heat lost to the Detroit Pistons, 80-78, on Tuesday night.
The former UConn star and first-round pick of the Heat was just 3-for-11 - missing all...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State.
Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program.
Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring.
"I remember Niels...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 10:22 PM
Every game in this march toward history isn't going to be fine art. Every opponent isn't going to fall to the breathtaking drives of Kemba Walker or the effortless grace of Jeremy Lamb.
So there was UConn down the stretch against Kentucky Saturday night,...
| Apr 2, 2011
Coaches, players, Cinderellas, old New England turf rivals, they were all at a banquet to honor their Final Four achievement Thursday night when Jim Calhoun decided the time was ripe to play the "My Three Sons" card.
"I said, 'I feel like Fred MacMurray,...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 7:24 PM
The season will end Monday night. The 41st game in this remarkable run will be the last. There is just another two-plus hours, 40 minutes of game time, for the 2010-11 Huskies to scramble around the court with the joy and passion that has defined a...