| Dec 1, 2012
| 11:52 AM
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.
| Jan 30, 2015
A gathering of approximately 200 officials, donors, friends and well-wishers assembled at the site of the Regional Community YMCA off Kennedy Drive in Putnam on Thursday, Jan. 22 for the official groundbreaking ceremony of the 46,000 square-foot facility....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:19 PM
STORRS – Long before the doors opened, Jim Calhoun liked what he saw.
"I remember seeing the artist's renderings of it, and they had snow around it," Calhoun said. "I wanted UConn to have a special place, and it was. When you come up on it, on a...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:31 AM
When is a basketball not a basketball? When it's a paintbrush.
Two pieces in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum on the University of Connecticut's Storrs campus are huge abstract paintings. One was created by the UConn men's basketball team and the...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 10:18 AM
STORRS (AP) - The University of Connecticut already bills itself as the basketball capital of the world, with 13 NCAA championships including both the men's and women's titles in 2014.
Now the school is laying claim to being, at least temporarily, the...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:15 PM
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.
To make a Dream Season, to turn...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:50 PM
HARTFORD — The inimitable presence of coach Mick Cronin will be missing when Cincinnati comes to town, but make no mistake, the Bearcats are still playing his style of basketball.
"Our guys exemplified what Coach Cronin has built this program on...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 5:17 PM
PALO ALTO, Calif. — As expected, UConn has submitted a perfect academic progress rate score for men's basketball to the NCAA for the second year in a row.
The score of 1,000 is for the 2013-14 academic year in which the Huskies won the national...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:10 PM
UConn men’s head basketball coach Kevin Ollie and his wife are apparently calling it quits after 16 years of marriage.
According to records at Hartford Superior Court, Stephanie Ollie filed for a divorce from the famed former pro and NCAA...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 1:42 PM
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...