| 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...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:00 PM
– Since the freshmen are relatively new to the neighborhood, UConn's veterans took time this week to explain what it's like hanging out with Villanova.
To paraphrase: You can knock on its door, but you can't make them come out to play. You can...
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:43 PM
When the Big East selected Marquette to play UConn twice this season, Golden Eagles coach Terri Mitchell tried to pour herself a glass half full.
This was a magnanimous gesture. An ordinary person, confronted by the possibilities, would have...
| 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 5, 2013
| 5:09 PM
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.
| 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...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Thoughts and some juicy Connecticut building speculation while we await the American Athletic Conference to announce its move of the annual UConn women's basketball tournament from the XL Center to the Mohegan Sun.
There is a great reason to change...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:46 AM
How many of you had Florida Gulf Coast University advancing to the Sweet 16 in your NCAA Men's basketball pool?
Keep an eye on all the national attention raining down on this new Cinderella, the first 15th seed to advance to the Sweet 16....
| 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...