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  • Teel Time: Buzz Williams brings attitude, impeccable credentials to Virginia Tech

    College basketball collectively swooned Friday night when Virginia Tech hired Buzz Williams as its head coach, and here’s why: Williams created more national splash in six seasons at Marquette than the Hokies have in 106. To wit: Williams guided...
  • 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...
  • While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova

    While Napier Sat, UConn Men Managed In Win Over Villanova
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Huskies had gotten off to a staggering start, outrebounded, outshot. An intentional foul had already been called, virtually handing Villanova five points. And now this: Shabazz Napier was called for a charge, his second foul,...
  • Hoiberg: UConn Better Than Team Iowa State Beat In 2012

    Hoiberg: UConn Better Than Team Iowa State Beat In 2012
    Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State. Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...
  • UConn's Garden Highlights

    The winner of seven Big East tournaments at Madison Square Garden, UConn has been making memories in New York for decades. As the Huskies return to MSG for the NCAA's Sweet 16, a look back at some significant games in the arena. March 20, 1951: In the...
  • Count Oscar Robertson Among Shabazz Napier's Admirers

    NEW YORK – Oscar Robertson is one of the great names in basketball history, but he is not a bronze statue, not a hazy figure on a grainy old film. He's 76, but still solidly built, and can take over a room as surely as he used to take over games....
  • Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History

    Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History
    — Vin Yokabaskas has been ailing recently and confined to bed, but he couldn't pass up the chance to relive that special day one more time. "Well, it was the most exciting day of my life," said Yokabaskas, 84, as tears began to run down his...
  • Ollie, Hoiberg Run Similar Offenses All The Way To Sweet 16

    Ollie, Hoiberg Run Similar Offenses All The Way To Sweet 16
    NEW YORK — They are both 41, have been friends since high school and have taken similar career paths through college. But UConn's Kevin Ollie and Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg, whose teams meet in the NCAA's East Regional semifinal Friday night at...
  • Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards

    Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards
    NEW YORK — The names jump off the pages of the UConn record book, some from the distant past and some cashing NBA paychecks this season. There are prolific scorers such as Wes Bialosuknia in the 1960s, Tony Hanson in the 1970s, Ray Allen in the...
  • Feeding DeAndre Daniels Satisfies The Whole UConn Team

    Feeding DeAndre Daniels Satisfies The Whole UConn Team
    NEW YORK — He missed his first shot. That is being too kind. DeAndre Daniels bricked his first shot, a three-point attempt that would have caved in the south side of Madison Square Garden if it hadn't bashed into the backboard. Daniels missed his...
  • UConn Holds On Against Iowa State, Steps Into Elite Eight

    UConn Holds On Against Iowa State, Steps Into Elite Eight
    NEW YORK — It's one thing to have a majority of the fans rooting for you. It's another to truly have a home court advantage, to feel at home in a building. The Huskies worked the Big Room like they owned it Friday night, as if they knew every dead...