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Jim Calhoun

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  • UConn vs. Texas: Setting the Scene at Gampel

    STORRS – We’re about 20 minutes before the start of UConn vs. Texas at Gampel Pavilion. A sellout crowd is expected, the Huskies are out on the floor now. Jim Calhoun is in his seat, and so am I, so let’s set the scene. Not official...
  • UConn-West Virginia: Former Big East Rivals Meet Again

     UConn-West Virginia: Former Big East Rivals Meet Again
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Bob Huggins likes to say he doesn't look back, that the old country pickup truck doesn't have a rearview mirror. When it comes to playing UConn, that's probably a good philosophy to hold. "I don't miss seeing Jim...
  • UConn Notebook: Huskies Heat Up At Free Throw Line

    UConn Notebook: Huskies Heat Up At Free Throw Line
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – UConn's trouble at the free-throw line proved to be a short-term thing. The Huskies, whose proficiency from the line was a signature of their championship run last March, struggled in their first two games. But they made...
  • UConn 75, Dayton 64: Wrapping Things Up from Clemente Coliseum

    SAN JUAN, P.R. – A few notes, thoughts, quotes from UConn’s win over Dayton. Big win. UConn needed it, with the nonconference challenges they have coming up. This was a quality win  that will be fruitful in building a resume later on, and it...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Rodney Purvis Finds Strong Husky Support System

    UConn Men's Insider: Rodney Purvis Finds Strong Husky Support System
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — When Rodney Purvis transferred to UConn, he became part of a culture that leaves no one on an island. Sure, he has his teammates and coaches to offer support, but he has found, after struggling through two exhibition games,...
  • Boatright's Experience With West Virginia Not in Huggins' Rear-View Mirror

      SAN JUAN, P.R. –Passing along some notes and quotes from the Puerto Rico Tipoff ... Bob Huggins, West Virginia’s coach, took a few minutes to chat with Connecticut media following the Mountaineers practice on Wednesday. Four years ago,...
  • Huskies Can Have Fun - After Business Is Done ... Notes, Quotes From San Juan

      SAN JUAN – Some news, notes and quotes from Wednesday’s shoot-around sessions in sunny Puerto Rico … . Early season college basketball events in exotic locations are, by nature, the outliers. They are not like home games, nor...
  • UConn Counting On Three Improving Sophomores

    UConn Counting On Three Improving Sophomores
    STORRS — After an uncomfortable 15 minutes Friday night, UConn had finally put things in order. The Huskies had built a five-point lead when Terrence Samuel got his hands on the ball and floated one up for Kentan Facey, who dunked it....
  • Amid Football Frenzy, UConn Finds Value, And Championships, In Hoops

    Amid Football Frenzy, UConn Finds Value, And Championships, In Hoops
    On consecutive mornings in New York, Mike Aresco stood at a lectern and sold his conference. The Middletown native and commissioner of the American Athletic Conference began his league's annual basketball media days with a state of the union address that...
  • Daniel Hamilton: Tenacity Personified, He Will Not Back Down

    Daniel Hamilton: Tenacity Personified, He Will Not Back Down
    STORRS — Daniel Hamilton came back into the house, tears in his eyes, blood running from his nose. “It was the only time I ever heard my father cuss,” said Jordan Hamilton, one of the four basketball-playing brothers. Daniel was a...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Huskies Talent Is There, But Finding Magic Is Tricky

    UConn Men's Insider: Huskies Talent Is There, But Finding Magic Is Tricky
    If there were a town called “Statsville,” my picture would probably be up in the post office among the most wanted. Not a big stats guy here. Don't have a problem with stats in baseball, basketball and other sports; it's interesting stuff and...