| May 20, 2014
| 1:02 PM
When Katie Lou Samuelson, the versatile 6-foot-3 wing from Huntington Beach, Calif., announced on Twitter Monday she will play for UConn, it put a exclamation point on a remarkable two-year recruiting run for the nine-time national champions.
| May 20, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The NBA can wait. Kevin Ollie is staying at UConn.
Ollie, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season as men's basketball coach, and UConn are putting the finishing touches on a new contract that will more than double his...
| May 14, 2014
| 11:30 AM
NEW YORK – Kevin Ollie is still the coach at UConn and Wednesday he reaffirmed that he does not expect that to change.
"I love this university," Ollie said at the New York Athletic Club, where he was to receive the Winged Foot Award Wednesday...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:39 PM
There is yet another NBA team looking for a head coach. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired Mike Brown Monday.
This news could have an impact on the Kevin Ollie situation. It could, in fact, speed up his contract talks with UConn, which appear to be hung up...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:02 AM
DePaul's Doug Bruno has been named an assistant coach of the U.S. women's team for the 2014 World Championships, an appointment that likely will put him on the Olympic coaching staff again in 2016.
U.S. head coach Geno Auriemma picked Bruno, South...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Kevin Ollie and Geno Auriemma are going to the Pentagon to talk strategy.
UConn's national championship coaches will participate in a panel discussion on leadership before 400 servicemen and women Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.
"These pre-eminent coaches lead...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Geno Auriemma's favorite player of all-time is Walt Frazier. He loved the way Frazier played on both ends of the basketball court. He loved the way he won championships. Most of all, Frazier did it with the undeniable cool that made a young guy from...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
"It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 3:18 PM
HAMPTON — She is a rare talent, a player that other players stop to watch and that coaches covet. Even rarer, she remains grounded despite the attention, determined to enjoy her gifts and effort.
Asia Durr is the consensus No. 1 prospect in the...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:32 PM
UConn and Duke are close to an agreement to play a men's basketball game just before Christmas at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.
UConn sources said talks have been continuing for a series of this nature. ESPN reported Wednesday that an agreement is...