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Alex Oriakhi

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  • 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...
  • UConn Beats Butler For Third National Title

    UConn Beats Butler For Third National Title
    Somewhere along the line, disbelief was met by something that felt like design, and so in the minutes before midnight Monday at Reliant Stadium, Kemba Walker strolled across the court, kicking up streamers that had fallen from high above, and offered...
  • Butler-UConn: Huskies leading big with five minutes left

     
    Looks like UConn has found the pretty girls (see Charles Barkley, halftime update). Alex Oriakhi scores from the baseline, UConn ahead, 41-28, and there's no way Butler can hit the 41-point mark in the final 6:58. Butler's Andrew Smith makes......
  • Butler vs. UConn: First five minutes

     
    Time to settle the madness; Jim Nantz says tipoff. And UConn's Tyler Olander gets the first basket and first rebound. Butler's Chase Stigall gets the first three-pointer. It looks like the strategy is emerging already. Connecticut going inside early and.....
  • Butler-UConn: Huskies claim NCAA championship with 53-41 victory over the Bulldogs

     
    HOUSTON — Since arriving in Texas last week, Kemba Walker had visions. Snipping nets. Hearing "One Shining Moment." Confetti floating around him. While the scene is an annual tradition, Walker accurately imagined himself and his Huskies teammates in...
  • Butler-UConn: After 25 minutes

     
    And so we'll give Charles Barkley the final word on what's to come, God help us all: Early in his high school career, Barkley said, he had to date ugly girls. "Unless UConn can speed it up, get to the......
  • UCF Basketball Rewind: Looking back at the Knights’ huge win over No. 4 UConn

     
    UCF Basketball Rewind: Looking back at the Knights' huge win over No. 4 UConn...