| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:11 PM
HARTFORD — This is Hartford. This isn't Memphis. This is 2015. This isn't 2014. Nobody got a Gibson guitar Thursday as a reward for being named American Athletic Conference coach of the year the way Cincinnati's Mick Cronin did last year.
| Mar 11, 2015
| 6:17 PM
STORRS — UConn can't erase its record. Only the calendar can do that, and the college basketball calendar says it's time to start over.
"The slate's clean, it's zero and zero," Ryan Boatright said. "What you did, how you did individually during...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 7:07 AM
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...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 12:16 PM
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...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:29 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 9:52 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:23 PM
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....
| Feb 11, 2015
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 3:52 PM
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...