| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:28 AM
GLASTONBURY – UConn, the reigning NCAA champion, will be a different team when the season begins in November. In some ways, that should be a good thing.
Amida Brimah, the 7-foot center, will have a year's experience and shoulder surgery behind...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:11 PM
HAMDEN – In seven seasons under coach Tom Moore, the Quinnipiac men's basketball team has never won fewer than 15 games. The Bobcats have had a winning conference record in each of those seasons and, in most of them, have come down the stretch...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:15 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- On the grandest stage of all, the Connecticut men's basketball team grabbed the spotlight and sent an emphatic message to the rest of the country.
The program left for dead in the wake of conference realignment isn't just alive, it's...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:33 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas – Among Kevin Ollie's many notable phrases is "believing in the dark." He expects his players to believe, even when they can't see.
When he took them to the site of the Final Four in January, he expected them to believe. When he...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...