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  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • Smothering Defense Is A Signature Trait At UConn

    Smothering Defense Is A Signature Trait At UConn
    ARLINGTON, Texas — When Kevin Ollie took his basketball game 3,000 miles from Los Angeles to Storrs in 1991, it became immediately clear that life on the court would be different. Ollie, like every hot recruit, was a scorer at Crenshaw High. At...
  • UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage

    UConn's Dominance Shows It Deserves A Bigger Stage
    NASHVILLE — Numbers are thrown around faster than crumpled up brackets this time of year. Call it one-and-done or, as John Calipari, with the propriety of a snake oil salesman, calls it, "succeed and proceed." Whatever term you choose, Kentucky will...
  • Add Thursday's Win To Long List Of UConn's NCAA Nailbiters

    The 89-81 overtime win over St. Joseph's was an instant classic for UConn basketball fans. The Huskies trailed for much of the game and were behind with under a minute left in regulation, but they forced overtime and persevered for one of the great NCAA...
  • After A Season Of Doubts, Believe In The UConn Men

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers. The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...
  • Connecticut's Shabazz Napier is honored after Huskies win NCAA title

    Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier was named on Monday the most outstanding player of the NCAA tournament Final Four. He was joined on the team by Julius Randle of Kentucky and Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and DeAndre Daniels. Meanwhile, though no teams...
  • CAMPEONES! UConn toma los escalones a la cima del NCAA

    CAMPEONES! UConn toma los escalones a la cima del NCAA
    Entre las muchas frases notables de Kevin Ollie esta 'para creer en la oscuridad." El espera que sus jugadores crean, incluso cuando no pueden ver. Cuando los llevó al lugar del Final Four en enero, él esperaba que ellos creyeran. Cuando tomó el...
  • Connecticut won't be denied in 60-54 win over Kentucky for NCAA title

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison launched a last-seconds three-point shot Monday from the same spot he'd knocked two straight opponents out of the tournament. This time he didn't make it, though, and this time it didn't...
  • Ollie's Way Speaks Volumes At UConn

    Monday night in North Texas, the proud son of a Baptist preacher — born in Texas and raised in South Central Los Angeles — led his team to basketball paradise. University of Connecticut's men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie didn't just...
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...
  • Kevin Ollie's Playing Career Ranked No. 3 By CBSsports.com

    Kevin Ollie's Playing Career Ranked No. 3 By CBSsports.com
    An editor at cbssports.com came up with a terrific idea and posted it on their site this week. He ranks all 68 college coaches in the men's tournament by their playing careers. Among the interesting tidbits Tony Moss offers: 22 off the 68 actually spent...