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  • The Replacement Player: Fiery Second-Year Point Guard Ready To Fill Kemba Walker's Enormous Sneakers

    The Replacement Player: Fiery Second-Year Point Guard Ready To Fill Kemba Walker's Enormous Sneakers
    STORRS -- The offseason may have gone quickly for some, but not for Shabazz Napier. "I've been waiting so long," Napier said before an exhibition game. "We are ready to get this thing started." Though Jeremy Lamb is a preseason All-America pick and...
  • Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Jeremy Lamb Doesn't Say Much, But Everybody Knows He's There

    Shoot First, Ask Questions Later: Jeremy Lamb Doesn't Say Much, But Everybody Knows He's There
    A shooter shoots. That's how Jeremy Lamb became one, and that's how he remains one. "I put up -- no, I make about 350 shots a day," Lamb says. "Sometimes more, but an average day, I make 300 to 350 a day. Takes me about an hour, hour and a half." If he'...
  • A Look At The Teams In The Conference

    A Look At The Teams In The Conference
    Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish: UConn Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions Coach: Jim Calhoun Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi Keep...
  • A Look At Jim Calhoun's Huskies

    A Look At Jim Calhoun's Huskies
    Takijng a look at the 2011-12 UConn men's basketball roster, players and assistant coaches: Brendan Allen G, 6-4, Fr. Windsor Walk-on made strong impression Kyle Bailey G, 6-3, Sr. Lancaster, N.H. Has played in 11 games Ryan Boatright G, 6-0,...
  • Huskies 'Embarrassed' By Louisville, 80-59

    Huskies 'Embarrassed' By Louisville, 80-59
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The smiles that dominated their faces just 48 hours before were long gone, replaced by blank stares, hollow looks of embarrassment. And "embarrassment" was, indeed, the word of the night, following UConn's 80-59 drubbing at the...
  • No. 2 Syracuse Blocks UConn's Late Charge

    No. 2 Syracuse Blocks UConn's Late Charge
    The crowd demanded it, and the Huskies did all they could to deliver it. They played their hearts out, leaving it all out on the floor. In the end, UConn needed one more play to get over the crest. Roscoe Smith's desperation jumper was blocked by C.J....
  • Husky Run Times For UConn Basketball Players

    Order of finish and times from the annual 3.4-mile Huskiy run in Storrs on Wedneday 1. DeAndre Daniels – 19:32 2. Niels Giffey- 19:45 3. Ethan Waite- 20:01 4. Tyler Olander- 22:24 5. Ryan Boatright- 23:13 6. Jeremy Lamb- 23:54 7. Enosch Wolf- 24:05...
  • April 4: HUSK-EASE! UConn Takes Charge In 2nd Half, Wins Third Title

    A lot can be said about this UConn team, forever to be treasured. The Huskies forgot how to lose when everyone else seemed to forget about them, period, captivating the nation with a historic run at the Big East tournament. They had extracted a joyful...
  • Napier Leads UConn Past Notre Dame, 67-53

    Shabazz Napier, who did not score in the last game, led the UConn men with 16 points as the Huskies posted a hard-earned 67-53 victory Saturday morning over Notre Dame at Purcell Pavilion. The Huskies (14-3, 4-2 in the Big East) ended Notre Dame’...
  • UConn ends Notre Dame's home win streak

    UConn ends Notre Dame's home win streak
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The problem wasn't Notre Dame's start with the 11 a.m. local time tip-off. It was the Irish offense never really arriving at all against Connecticut on Saturday. Notre Dame simply couldn't make enough big shots when it needed to in...
  • UConn Play Of The Year: A Step-Back In Time, It's Kemba In A Landslide

    UConn Play Of The Year: A Step-Back In Time, It's Kemba In A Landslide
    I am at the intersection of 8th Avenue and 33rd Street -- the intersection of glory and possibility -- in search of Gary McGhee's ankles. It has been four months now and still no sign. Not a talocrural joint to be found anywhere. After agonizing over...