| Mar 25, 2013
| 7:47 PM
You figured Vanderbilt's hang time in Monday's NCAA Tournament second-round game would vastly surpass that of Idaho on Saturday.
To put it into geographic context, the Commodores, despite multiple injuries, seemed as distant from the Vandals as...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:36 PM
What's basketball without hope that the stars might align to make it possible for the virtually impossible to occur?
They did in Oklahoma City on Sunday night when Louisville, almost a 30-point underdog, dethroned defending national champion Baylor with...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Coming off an All-America sophomore year, Bria Hartley was primed to take another step forward last season.
“Coming into training camp last September, I'd never seen anyone more ready than she looked,” UConn coach Geno Auriemma said.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:04 PM
UConn's rise to the pinnacle of women's basketball is assuredly the result of the chain reaction that began with the hiring of Geno Auriemma by then-athletic director John Toner nearly 30 years ago.
Auriemma's elixir has transformed UConn into a self-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:26 PM
STORRS — It was a field trip, which for some students is perhaps a license to tune out, lay low.
Jason Irizarry took a group of UConn basketball players from his urban education class to one of the poorest districts in the United States, to the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
HARTFORD — Individual goals are not Shabazz Napier's thing, something he reminds interviewers again and again.
But there are individual achievements that are emblematic of team play, unselfish play, and those are the ones that do interest the...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Truth is, women's basketball needed this. The Big East certainly needed it.
They needed a game to feel good about between national powers, archrivals, conference antagonists who pulsed and punched from start to finish.
They got it.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:03 PM
STORRS — This time, UConn made an easy victory look easy.
And by the end of their 101-55 victory over the University of Detroit, the Huskies starters were on the bench, enjoying the finishing of their work, rooting for the walk-ons to score a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:22 PM
STORRS — This wasn't what anyone saw coming. UConn was running away with it. The one player who had been struggling, DeAndre Daniels, had broken out and checked in for the season in a big way.
But Boston University didn't get the memo, didn't melt...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:48 PM
STORRS – DeAndre Daniels was talking, Ryan Boatright was hitting open shots and Amida Brimah was batting the ball into the student section, prompting chants of "Am-ee-dah … Am-ee-dah."
A new season is nearly here, and the UConn men's...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:59 PM
— Two hours after Gampel Pavilion emptied last Wednesday, Omar Calhoun was still around. Still shooting. Still trying to figure things out.
"I wasn't happy with how I looked on the court," said Calhoun, who is coming back from offseason surgery on...