| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Whether Kevin Ollie gets off to a good start as the new head coach at the University of Connecticut or struggles mightily, know this: His future is in the professional ranks — not college.
Ollie will be a star in the big business that is...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The last time the UConn women's basketball team failed to get to the Sweet Sixteen was March 1993. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis wasn't born yet.
"Ooooh," Mosqueda-Lewis said Monday night partially in awe of the program's amazing consistency and partially in...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 8:35 PM
In the greatest rivalry in women's college basketball history, UConn and Tennessee played 22 times in the 12 years between 1995 and 2007.
For UConn and Notre Dame, this will be 14 times in three years and 55 days. This will be 11 times in two years...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:45 PM
UConn's final possession may have been the worst in a big moment in the history of the program. Skylar Diggins stole the ball. Notre Dame stole UConn's heart. Again. Again. Again.
Yet it wasn't until the Notre Dame women gathered in a chorus line...
| Feb 28, 2013
STORRS — It was a night, a crazy, nutty, heart-pounding night, when we found out again how good Otto Porter Jr. is.
It also was a night, a crazy, nutty, heart-pounding, double-overtime night, when we found out how good DeAndre Daniels can be....
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:14 PM
As everyone at Gampel Pavilion watched a video tribute to a team that, on paper, had little to play for and instead gave and gave each game as if it had everything in the world to play for, Shabazz Napier began to feel the shiver of emotions.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:06 PM
It would make for a delicious metaphor to assert that Kelly Faris plays as if there is no scorebook.
Only it wouldn't be a metaphor.
"Points, that's one thing I never did emphasize very much," Bob Faris said. "There was never even a book kept on our...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 6:27 PM
— The lack of substantive public debate on the future of two of the state's most public structures worries me. In fact, it bothers the hell out of me.
There I said it.
After two months of entertaining secret bids, the Capital Region...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:31 PM
— Geno Auriemma, a Hall of Fame coach who has seen it all, done it all over nearly three decades in Storrs, knew when he had witnessed something special.
The opposing coach, one whose team had trailed by only two at halftime and still lost by 30,...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:54 PM
This was not the cheerleader Kevin Ollie of his first few months on the job. This was not the Ollie of Ollie-isms. There was no talk of stairs and escalators on this day. There was no talk about a time to seed and a time to harvest.
Ollie was terse....
| Jan 6, 2013
STORRS — If Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis hadn't missed the wide-open three with six seconds left, we're not having this conversation.
If the woman who coach Geno Auriemma called the best three-point shooter in the country had swished it and UConn had...