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  • UConn After Calhoun; Will Ollie Get A Contract Extension?

    In the first two segments, Hartford Courant sports writer Dom Amore talks about UConn Men's Basketball team after the departure of Jim Calhoun. He also discusses the steps new Head Coach Kevin Ollie must take in order to get a contract extension. In the...
  • UConn 81, Central Connecticut 48: Wrapping Things Up From The XL Center

    HARTFORD – This was UConn’s last “tune-up.” Central is the last mid-major on the Huskies schedule; the remaining 20 games are in the American Conference, plus true road games at Florida and Stanford. UConn played five games of...
  • Windsor's Greg Andrade: Former Walk-On In Starring Role

    HARTFORD — Greg Andrade joined the Central Connecticut men's basketball team as a walk-on — but he is not your average walk-on. "He played six minutes last year," coach Howie Dickenman said. "Never asked for anything, never said 'boo.' So...
  • Ollie-Dickenman Friendship Comes First, Except For 40 Minutes Sunday

    Ollie-Dickenman Friendship Comes First, Except For 40 Minutes Sunday
    HARTFORD — As Kevin Ollie looks back on what became one of the biggest decisions of his life, he remembers the little things Howie Dickenman did during the process. "I just remember he was out in L.A. in my parking spot," Ollie said, "and when I...
  • Central's Dickenman Looks For Positives In Difficult Season

    Central's Dickenman Looks For Positives In Difficult Season
    Howie Dickenman continued a family tradition of nearly four decades at his home on Christmas Eve. Only this time, the Central Connecticut basketball coach had another guest. "Every Christmas Eve for 38 years, since she was 3 weeks old, I have read...
  • UConn's Henefeld Holds Tight To Dream Season Of 25 Years Ago

    UConn's Henefeld Holds Tight To Dream Season Of 25 Years Ago
    To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season. The Dream Season did not have a...
  • UConn's Daniel Hamilton Answers 'Callouts' In Win Against Columbia

    BRIDGEPORT — There are times when Daniel Hamilton looks very much like a freshman, such as early in the game on Monday night as Columbia was running a clinic on its motion offense. And there are times when Hamilton shows the toughness of a veteran,...
  • Coach Cavanaugh Pleased With UConn Hockey Progress

    Coach Cavanaugh Pleased With UConn Hockey Progress
    STORRS – With the long wait for entry into Hockey East over and his team having recorded a few signature victories that captured the state's attention, UConn coach Mike Cavanaugh is enjoying his program's newfound relevance. In crowded public...
  • Calhoun, Out With Sprained Knee, Returns To Action

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Omar Calhoun was back in action for UConn on Thursday night. Calhoun, who has been out since Oct. 26 with a sprained right knee, was finally able to put in a complete week of practice, taking on full participation on Tuesday...
  • UConn vs. Duke: Setting The Scene at Izod Center

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – We’re less than an hour before the start of UConn vs. Duke at the Izod Center. The crowd his filing in, and a big one is expected. Both teams are on the floor, Jim Calhoun is in his seat, and mic’d up for the ESPN...
  • UConn-Duke: A Storied Nine-Game History

    UConn-Duke: A Storied Nine-Game History
    UConn and Duke have played nine times. It began 50 years ago as a mismatch of basketball bluebloods vs. blue collar. Over the decades, things changed, the court leveled and scrappy UConn teams began winning their share. They don't play often enough to...