| 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 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 8, 2015
| 4:42 PM
It was an eventful first week of 2015 for former Huskies in the NBA.
•Kemba Walker had a big night Wednesday, scoring 31 points, including a game-winning basket against New Orleans. It was Walker's third 30-point game in a row for the Bobcats,...
| 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 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:04 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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 25, 2014
| 3:47 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.
The Dream Season did not have a...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:58 PM
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,...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...