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  • 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...
  • 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-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 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 Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC

    UConn Got What It Deserved, But They Should Throw Book At UNC
    There is no reason to feel one shred of sympathy for the academic fraud that is the University of North Carolina. Not if you are a UConn athlete, not if you are a UConn academic, not if you are a UConn fan. Not if you are standing in Storrs and looking...
  • UConn's Cavanaugh Will Face His Mentor As York Brings BC To XL

    UConn's Cavanaugh Will Face His Mentor As York Brings BC To XL
    Mike Cavanaugh taught bowling at Bowling Green to get to a night like this one. He taught billiards on Bowling Green's green velvet tables. He taught volleyball for the opportunity to coach under Jerry York, an opportunity that would grow into nearly...
  • Hearty Meal For Hockey Starved State

    Hearty Meal For Hockey Starved State
    A Boston College man, the governor of our state, made this night happen. A former Boston College coach defeated his mentor, a man he called the John Wooden and Bear Bryant of his sport, in a night that jumped for hockey like it hadn't in a long, long time...
  • 8 Takeaways From UConn 1, BC 0: Big Crowd, Big Goal, Big Win

    8 Takeaways From UConn 1, BC 0: Big Crowd, Big Goal, Big Win
    At around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, UConn hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh sat down for a postgame press conference and said, "That was fun." You know what? He's right. It was fun. Cavanaugh and the Huskies were thrilled with a 1-0 victory over No. 3 Boston...