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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,...
  • 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...
  • With hundreds of basketball transfers on market, Virginia Tech, Virginia go shopping

    With hundreds of basketball transfers on market, Virginia Tech, Virginia go shopping
    Pro sports have their trading deadlines, that frantic few weeks when teams attempt to patch holes, trim payroll and/or unload malcontents before the playoffs commence. Colleges have no such in-season swap meet, but come spring, basketball's transfer flood...
  • A Look At The Louisville Cardinals

    Next meeting: A two-game home-and-home series, one game at the Cardinals' new riverfront arena in Louisville, one in either Hartford or Storrs. Last season: UConn was in prime position to make the NCAA Tournament when Louisville came to Gampel Pavilion...
  • UConn Defeats DePaul To Snap 3-Game Slide

    UConn stumbled into turnovers, threw errant passes, found all kinds of ways to turn offense into something uglier and more complicated than it needs to be. This wasn't a show of grace or artistry. But wins and losses count, not style. Good thing for...
  • Alex Oriakhi Helping UConn Men Move On

    Alex Oriakhi Helping UConn Men Move On
    Alex Oriakhi helped UConn find its footing Tuesday night against Northeastern. With his Huskies trailing 10-2, Oriakhi made a jump shot and then converted a three-point play, dunking while fouled and adding a free throw. Nearly two hours later, after...