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  • UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney

    UConn's Old-Timers Napier, Giffey, Olander Add Class, Maturity To NCAA Tourney
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — In recent years, the NCAA Tournament has seemed at times to be but a short stop on the ever-shorter route from high school to the pros. "Kids all have their bags packed and expect to be in the NBA," said Southern Methodist coach...
  • UCONN MEN'S OUTLOOK March Is Back On The Calendar: Ban Over And Lineup Bolstered, Huskies Again Chasing The Prize

    UCONN MEN'S OUTLOOK<br>March Is Back On The Calendar: Ban Over And Lineup Bolstered, Huskies Again Chasing The Prize
    STORRS — A year ago, UConn had to master the art of playing with nothing to lose. While the Huskies had their shortcomings, lack of motivation — a sense of playing as if it didn't really matter because they were ineligible for the postseason...
  • UConn Defeats Southern 93-65 In Exhibition Season Opener

    STORRS – DeAndre Daniels was talking, Ryan Boatright was hitting open shots and Amida Brimah was batting the ball into the student section, prompting chants of "Am-ee-dah … Am-ee-dah." A new season is nearly here, and the UConn men's...
  • Unbeaten UConn Holds Off Indiana 59-58 To Win 2K Classic

    Unbeaten UConn Holds Off Indiana 59-58 To Win 2K Classic
    NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie ducked through the tunnel like a prizefighter who'd just scored the knockout, a gantlet of Huskies fans reaching down to slap his back and his shoulder. When he got to the other side, Jim Calhoun was there for a big hug, one...
  • UConn Men 2013-14 Schedule,Team By The Numbers

    The 2013-14 UConn men’s basketball schedule: Nov. 8: vs. Maryland, 6:30 p.m., Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y., ESPN2 Nov. 11: Yale, 3 p.m., XL Center, SNY Nov. 14: Detroit-x, 7 p.m., Gampel, SNY Nov. 17: Boston University-x, noon, Gampel,...
  • THE FRESHMEN New Class Of Husky: Three Key Pieces Are Fitting Together Nicely

    THE FRESHMEN<br>New Class Of Husky: Three Key Pieces Are Fitting Together Nicely
    STORRS — The bonding process for Terrence Samuel, Kentan Facey and Amida Brimah started early. The incoming UConn freshmen had the chance to spend a weekend together in New York last April. Brimah, who comes from Ghana and played high school...
  • Looking Back: Top Backcourt Tandems At UConn

    Looking Back: Top Backcourt Tandems At UConn
    Ryan Boatright and Shabazz Napier make up an excellent backcourt tandem. UConn has a strong history of excellent guards. Here are some great ones: 1964-65: The tandem: Wes Bialosuknia, Tom Penders The record: 23-3, lost to St. Joe's in NCAA...
  • SHABAZZ NAPIER Neighborhood Lessons In Boston Started The Education Of A Point Guard

    SHABAZZ NAPIER<br>Neighborhood Lessons In Boston Started The Education Of A Point Guard
    STORRS — It was a field trip, which for some students is perhaps a license to tune out, lay low. Jason Irizarry took a group of UConn basketball players from his urban education class to one of the poorest districts in the United States, to the...
  • Former coaches Gary Williams, Jim Calhoun attend fundraiser in New York

    Former coaches Gary Williams, Jim Calhoun attend fundraiser in New York
    Fundraising events can make for strange bedfellows, particularly when it comes to politics. But more than a few heads were turned, eyebrows were raised and stomachs were -- well, you get the picture -- when it was announced that former longtime rivals and...
  • Previewing Terps-UConn with the Hartford Courant's Huskies beat reporter

    Previewing Terps-UConn with the Hartford Courant's Huskies beat reporter
    In anticipation for Friday's Maryland-Connecticut season opener at the Barclays Center, we traded emails with Dom Amore, who covers UConn men's basketball for the Hartford Courant. (For more of Dom's coverage, check out his blog over at the Courant's...
  • This And That From the Connecticut 6 Breakfast

    Long drive this morning, but early enough to avoid rush hour, to the Bridgeport Holiday Inn, where representatives of Connecticut’s six mid-major men’s basketball teams gathered for the Connecticut 6 Classic Breakfast, drumming up interest for...