| Apr 9, 2011
By his own calculation, UConn associate coach George Blaney had been to 36 Final Fours before 2004. He sat on the board of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. That meant Blaney always had good seats.
That does not mean he didn't want to be...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Say what you will about John Calipari. Call him a sleaze-bag (he's been called worse) for his recruiting methods. Rip him for the vacated seasons and Final Four appearances at Massachusetts and Memphis when players and agents did questionable things on...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 8:44 AM
A lot can be said about this UConn team, forever to be treasured.
The Huskies forgot how to lose when everyone else seemed to forget about them, period, captivating the nation with a historic run at the Big East tournament. They had extracted a joyful...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:53 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The smiles that dominated their faces just 48 hours before were long gone, replaced by blank stares, hollow looks of embarrassment.
And "embarrassment" was, indeed, the word of the night, following UConn's 80-59 drubbing at the...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 10:00 PM
The crowd demanded it, and the Huskies did all they could to deliver it. They played their hearts out, leaving it all out on the floor.
In the end, UConn needed one more play to get over the crest. Roscoe Smith's desperation jumper was blocked by C.J....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 8:05 AM
Game 1 of 41: UConn 79, Stony Brook 52, Gampel Pavilion, Storrs, Nov. 12, 2010
Coming off a disappointing 2009-10 season that ended in the second round of the NIT, with three key seniors having departed and six (soon to be seven) freshmen joining the...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Game 3: UConn 83, Wichita State 79, Maui Invitational first round, Lahaina Civic Center, Nov. 22, 2010
At a press conference on the shores of the Pacific Ocean the day before, Jim Calhoun discussed the potential shortcomings of his team. After Wichita...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 10:38 AM
As the clock continued its countdown to the most recent, and most stirring, signature moment in his storybook season, Kemba Walker dribbled calmly around the perimeter, killing time to ensure that his actions over the next few seconds would define, and...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:43 AM
Chris: All of these plays were amazing and were great choices, but I had to go with Kemba's shot during the Pitt game. I'm in the Pep Band, and seeing that shot courtside was unreal!
Puneet: The Springer catch and Teggart's BCS clincher were great, but...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:34 AM
The Huskies came to the Chicago area figuring they could really get their engine running against DePaul, a less talented team content to try to run and press opponents into the ground. The Huskies had won two in a row and were eager to open up their...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:39 AM
After a victory at DePaul two days prior, Jim Calhoun rushed to the podium for a quick press conference and then returned to the locker room, where players hastily packed up and started heading for the team bus. The Huskies were eager to get back to...