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  • With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started

    With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started
    STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...
  • FRESHMAN CLASS: Something Old, Something New

    STORRS — Things had rarely looked so bleak in UConn Nation. The Huskies were ousted from one NCAA Tournament and barred from the next, and players were leaving left and right. Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond left for the NBA. Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe...
  • Missouri Tigers: Mizzou rolls over Vanderbilt

    Missouri Tigers: Mizzou rolls over Vanderbilt
    COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Vanderbilt arrived in Columbia as the SEC's best team in opponent 3-point percentage. No. 22 Missouri entered Saturday's game having made 11 of its last 49 3-point attempts. Neither trend continued in Missouri's 81-59 win over the...
  • Missouri Tigers: Ole Miss rallies to defeat Mizzou in the SEC Tournament

    Missouri Tigers: Ole Miss rallies to defeat Mizzou in the SEC Tournament
    ASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Derrick Millinghaus made a driving basket with 1.1 seconds left Friday as No. 3 seed Mississippi rallied from a 14-point, second-half deficit to beat No. 6 seed Missouri 64-62 in the Southeastern Conference tournament...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • No Guarantees? Kevin Ollie Has Heard That Before

    STORRS — Every time Kevin Ollie drives by the State Armory on Capitol Avenue in Hartford, he is reminded of the long road he has traveled. Through the Continental Basketball Association, the United States Basketball League and 12 NBAstops, he had to...
  • UConn Defeats Arizona To Advance To The Final Four

    UConn Defeats Arizona To Advance To The Final Four
    ANAHEIM, Calif. — Already, UConn has galvanized a state, captivated the sporting world, pieced together one of the more astonishing runs in college basketball history and even turned their 68-year-old Hall of Fame coach into a kid again. These last...
  • UConn Defeats Kentucky To Reach Title Game

    UConn Defeats Kentucky To Reach Title Game
    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,...
  • Calhoun Vs. Calipari A Show In Itself

    Calhoun Vs. Calipari A Show In Itself
    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,...
  • UConn Men Face Butler For National Title Monday Night

    UConn Men Face Butler For National Title Monday Night
    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...
  • Three For Calhoun In The Blink Of An Eye

    Three For Calhoun In The Blink Of An Eye
    HOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999. "The UConn Huskies won the national...