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  • Jim Calhoun Appears On ESPN's 'SportsCenter,' Discusses Motivational Tactics For Championship Week

    Jim Calhoun Appears On ESPN's 'SportsCenter,' Discusses Motivational Tactics For Championship Week
    Former UConn coach and current ESPN analyst Jim Calhoun appeared on “SportsCenter” Thursday morning to discuss championship week, the sixth anniversary of the Huskies’ six-overtime loss to Syracuse in the Big East Tournament and his...
  • UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year

    UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year
    As the American Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday in Hartford, defending national champion UConn has a simple task. Win four games for the title and secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Otherwise, the Huskies figure to be the ninth...
  • 30 Things You Might Not Know About Teams In AAC Tourney

    30 Things You Might Not Know About Teams In AAC Tourney
    The American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament comes to Hartford this week. UConn, seeded sixth among 11 teams, will have to win four games in four days to get the league's automatic NCAA bid. Here are 30 things to know about teams in the...
  • Dan Cyrulik Says When Gampel Opened, The Noise Blew Him Away

    Dan Cyrulik Says When Gampel Opened, The Noise Blew Him Away
    STORRS – A quarter of a century later, the details have faded, but two things about UConn's Dream Season still stand out for Dan Cyrulik – the noise and the cohesiveness. "We were really like brothers," said Cyrulik, 44, who returned to...
  • On The Fly: Jim Calhoun Has Fond Memories Of Rip Hamilton

    On The Fly: Jim Calhoun Has Fond Memories Of Rip Hamilton
    It's always good to hear from the Hall of Famer and former UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun. On Tuesday, Calhoun reflected on one of his favorite people and players, Richard "Rip" Hamilton, who retired last week from the NBA after 14 seasons and was the...
  • Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'

    Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'
    As a young coach at Northeastern, Jim Calhoun was always looking for the best college basketball minds. In the early 1970s, he made a trip to Chapel Hill, N.C. "I had studied Dean Smith like crazy," Calhoun recalled, looking back on his career in 2012....
  • February is National Heart Month

    February is National Heart month, Why the need for focus on cardiovascular health? According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, "Cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure − is the...
  • A New Name, But Jim Calhoun's Ride And Walk Continues To Raise Funds For Important Research at UConn Health

    Jim Calhoun will be hosting a signature event, the “Jim Calhoun Ride and Walk for Lifesaving Research and Care in West Hartford in May 30. Calhoun has been running a bike ride and walk to raise money for charity for many years, but now the event...
  • On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA

    On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA
    R ichard Hamilton officially retired Thursday. Rip helped lead UConn to its first men's basketball national title in 1999 as the Huskies beat Duke, 77-74. He was the Final Four MVP and had a game-high 27 points in the title game. He was the Big East...
  • UConn Clobbered By Northeastern, 9-0

    BOSTON — With the indignity of one blowout road loss a very recent memory and the makings for another taking shape, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh called timeout midway through the first period of Friday night's game at Northeastern. The Huskies...
  • Dream Season: DePriest Was Defensive Catalyst 25 Years Ago

    Dream Season: DePriest Was Defensive Catalyst 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. After UConn won the national...