| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:48 PM
STORRS – DeAndre Daniels was talking, Ryan Boatright was hitting open shots and Amida Brimah was batting the ball into the student section, prompting chants of "Am-ee-dah … Am-ee-dah."
A new season is nearly here, and the UConn men's...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie ducked through the tunnel like a prizefighter who'd just scored the knockout, a gantlet of Huskies fans reaching down to slap his back and his shoulder.
When he got to the other side, Jim Calhoun was there for a big hug, one...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:40 PM
STORRS – When Shabazz Napier made a three-point shot with 33.5 seconds to play, he went down to the floor hard. And for several moments he was on the floor, as UConn fans, players and coaches held their breath.
"I thought, 'Oh, no, my ankle,' "...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:47 PM
STORRS — A year ago, UConn had to master the art of playing with nothing to lose. While the Huskies had their shortcomings, lack of motivation — a sense of playing as if it didn't really matter because they were ineligible for the postseason...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Site: XL Center
Time: Friday, 7 p.m.
TV: SNY (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400. WELI-AM 960 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 82-16.
Last meeting: UConn, 80-60 at XL, Nov. 17, 2011
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:38 PM
HARTFORD – UConn reached an emotional peak Monday night. Shabazz Napier's winning shot against Florida got the team about as high as it could get in December.
And now comes Maine.
"Don't get drunk off success," coach Kevin Ollie said, defining...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:57 PM
It's a summer news quiz!
1. Although he has been coy about whether he will run for governor, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton recently said he could do whose job?
a. The guy who towels the sweat off Bob Dylan's brow at concerts.
b. The guy inside the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:27 AM
It has become the dirty mantra of UConn football … 5-7, 5-7 … It has become the song of mediocrity … 5-7, 5-7 … It is the rap of barely adequate for one season and not nearly adequate enough over the long haul.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:59 PM
There had been no shortage of such stories in my writing past.
When Jim Calhoun and UConn finally broke through to the Final Four and went on to the 1999 national basketball championship, notes of joy filtered in from convalescent homes and hospices....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:44 AM
After three seasons as coach of Seton Hall in the mid-1990s, George Blaney returned to the Big East in the 2001-02 season as an assistant at UConn and has been Jim Calhoun's right-hand man since, stepping in for the Hall of Fame coach on several...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 8:46 PM
— No matter how many times you make the drive, whether it's the first time or the hundredth, you turn off I-91, travel a few miles west on the connector road. You look up and …
"It is the great statement," Quinnipiac...