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  • 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...
  • For 250 Years, Our Readers Have Been Very Good Sports

    Over the past month we have written about 30 stories looking back at various teams, athletes, moments as part of the Courant's 250th anniversary. We got lost for hours at a time in the Courant's electronic archives and we found many reasons to dwell...
  • 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...
  • Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah

    Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah
    STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program. Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring. "I remember Niels...
  • UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly

    UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly
    HARTFORD — On a Saturday afternoon when UConn upended No. 11 Cincinnati in a sport we are still trying to identify, there are a few things you should know. The Huskies won 51-45 without scoring a basket in the final 7:39 of what would be the lowest...
  • Coach Tom Moore Has Quinnipiac Basketball On A Roll

    Coach Tom Moore Has Quinnipiac Basketball On A Roll
    Ask Tom Moore about his team's seven-game spike and he gives you the 42-game road to maturity. Ask the Quinnipiac coach about the wild Scott Burrell-to-Tate George-style buzzer beater by Umar Shannon at Niagara and he gives you 13 months of growth and a...
  • Day Of Memories For 1999 UConn Team That Started It All

    Day Of Memories For 1999 UConn Team That Started It All
    STORRS — Larry Brown got a chance to see Jim Calhoun Sunday. "He gave me a half-assed wave," Brown said after his SMU basketball team squashed No. 21 UConn 64-55 in front of 10,167 Gampel Pavilion fans who had been amped to honor their 1999...
  • Connecticut's Legacy Of Champions

    Someone once called Connecticut the "Bleeding Kansas" of sports, because its loyalties are bitterly divided between North and South, though in this case the Yankees are to the south. The state is split between Yankee and Red Sox fans, as well as fans of...
  • Rip Hamilton Looking To Join NBA Team In Playoff Hunt

    STORRS – The NBA season is starting to take shape, identifying its contenders and pretenders. Rip Hamilton wants to play a little more, and garner a little more glory. "I just want to go to the right team," said Hamilton, who was honored along with...
  • When It Comes To Sports, Connecticut's Got Game

    When It Comes To Sports, Connecticut's Got Game
    Like many readers, I have enjoyed The Hartford Courant's focus on the 250 years of its outstanding service to our state. As a sports fan and historian, I am thrilled that the newspaper is devoting this month to the history of sport in Connecticut. It...
  • Calhoun In Charge From Day One, Then Got First Win In 1986

     Calhoun In Charge From Day One, Then Got First Win In 1986
    STORRS — UConn was looking for a basketball coach and Tim Tolokan, a member of the search committee, was doing what an old newspaper man does. He was making phone calls, taking notes. He kept them, too, and he recently re-read the note where...