| Jan 1, 2015
| 4:10 PM
UConn men’s head basketball coach Kevin Ollie and his wife are apparently calling it quits after 16 years of marriage.
According to records at Hartford Superior Court, Stephanie Ollie filed for a divorce from the famed former pro and NCAA...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:37 PM
STORRS – With the long wait for entry into Hockey East over and his team having recorded a few signature victories that captured the state's attention, UConn coach Mike Cavanaugh is enjoying his program's newfound relevance. In crowded public...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:58 PM
BRIDGEPORT — There are times when Daniel Hamilton looks very much like a freshman, such as early in the game on Monday night as Columbia was running a clinic on its motion offense.
And there are times when Hamilton shows the toughness of a veteran,...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:47 PM
To celebrate the silver anniversary of the UConn men's 1989-90 Dream Season, The Courant will be looking at players and coaches who helped make that team special. Stories will appear periodically throughout the season.
The Dream Season did not have a...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Howie Dickenman continued a family tradition of nearly four decades at his home on Christmas Eve. Only this time, the Central Connecticut basketball coach had another guest.
"Every Christmas Eve for 38 years, since she was 3 weeks old, I have read...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 1:42 PM
HARTFORD — As Kevin Ollie looks back on what became one of the biggest decisions of his life, he remembers the little things Howie Dickenman did during the process.
"I just remember he was out in L.A. in my parking spot," Ollie said, "and when I...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:04 PM
HARTFORD – This was UConn’s last “tune-up.” Central is the last mid-major on the Huskies schedule; the remaining 20 games are in the American Conference, plus true road games at Florida and Stanford.
UConn played five games of...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
HARTFORD — Greg Andrade joined the Central Connecticut men's basketball team as a walk-on — but he is not your average walk-on.
"He played six minutes last year," coach Howie Dickenman said. "Never asked for anything, never said 'boo.' So...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:14 PM
STORRS – UConn has had a week to digest its last-second loss to Yale, and a week for injuries to heal. But it does not appear the Huskies will be at full strength when they face Coppin State on Sunday at the XL Center.
"It's the same," coach...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 12:44 PM
HARTFORD – At the XL Center for the nonconference game between UConn and Coppin State. Both teams are out on the floor, the stands mostly empty as yet, people trickling in. Jim Calhoun is in his seat, so am I
About a half hour to game time, let&...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:48 PM
HARTFORD — UConn players won't need to comb through old files or microfilm to know what is ahead of them. All around the Huskies are people who know what it means when the opponent is Duke.
"Being around, knowing the game is coming up, talking...