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  • There's A Reason For UConn's Success At Free-Throw Line

    There's A Reason For UConn's Success At Free-Throw Line
    ARLINGTON, Texas — UConn was in a free-throw shooting funk and Glen Miller was searching for a solution. Miller, director of basketball administration on Jim Calhoun's staff four years ago, was surfing the Internet when he discovered a video...
  • Lakers should target Connecticut's Kevin Ollie as next head coach

    Lakers should target Connecticut's Kevin Ollie as next head coach
    The NCAA's Final Four kicks off Saturday with the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies looking to upset the top-seeded Florida Gators, while the second-seeded Wisconsin Badgers will try to hold off the eighth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats. The only top 10...
  • UConn upsets Florida, again, to reach NCAA final

    UConn upsets Florida, again, to reach NCAA final
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier walked off the court holding up his index finger after another unpredictable Huskies victory. “One more game to go,” he said. What was most fascinating about the Huskies’ 63-53...
  • DeAndre Comes Through With A Giant Of A Game

     DeAndre Comes Through With A Giant Of A Game
    — The talent is unmistakable, a long body capable of delivering points on an outside jump shot or amid traffic near the basket. DeAndre Daniels has been tantalizingly good for the UConn Huskies. Yet there were games when he did little to...
  • UConn Shows Heart The Size Of Texas

    ARLINGTON, Texas — On the grandest stage of all, the UConn men's basketball team grabbed the spotlight and sent an emphatic message to the rest of the country. The program left for dead in the wake of conference realignment isn't just alive, it's...
  • Jim Calhoun Breaks Down The UConn-Kentucky Game

    Jim Calhoun Breaks Down The UConn-Kentucky Game
    Former coach Jim Calhoun broke down the UConn-Kentucky national championship for The Courant: "[Kentucky] has the talent to, during all 40 minutes, make any kind of play. We saw some of those plays [Saturday against Wisconsin], above the rim. One play,...
  • 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 Men's Season For The Ages

    Admit it, office bracketologists, many of you didn't think the University of Connecticut Huskies would go far in the NCAA tournament. And your skepticism was not without reason; most of the time, Goliath beats David. Well, David just hit the big guy...
  • 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...
  • 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...