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  • UConn-Duke: A Storied Nine-Game History

    UConn-Duke: A Storied Nine-Game History
    UConn and Duke have played nine times. It began 50 years ago as a mismatch of basketball bluebloods vs. blue collar. Over the decades, things changed, the court leveled and scrappy UConn teams began winning their share. They don't play often enough to...
  • Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke

    Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke
    STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby? Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
  • UConn vs. Duke: Setting The Scene at Izod Center

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – We’re less than an hour before the start of UConn vs. Duke at the Izod Center. The crowd his filing in, and a big one is expected. Both teams are on the floor, Jim Calhoun is in his seat, and mic’d up for the ESPN...
  • Calhoun, Out With Sprained Knee, Returns To Action

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Omar Calhoun was back in action for UConn on Thursday night. Calhoun, who has been out since Oct. 26 with a sprained right knee, was finally able to put in a complete week of practice, taking on full participation on Tuesday...
  • Ollie Credits Boatright For Playing Hurt

    Ollie Credits Boatright For Playing Hurt
    STORRS – As expected, Ryan Boatright was the one injured Husky who made it back on to the court. He started and played 35 minutes, five days after spraining his ankle and leaving Gampel on crutches. But he had a tough time of it, turning the...
  • Yale Stuns UConn 45-44 On Montague Three-Pointer

    Yale Stuns UConn 45-44 On Montague Three-Pointer
    STORRS — The ball went out of bounds, and the officials took a good, long look at the video monitor to make sure they awarded it to the right team. Ryan Boatright, meanwhile, was at half court, a troubled look on his face, stretching his arms above...
  • 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....
  • 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 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,...
  • 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...