| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:43 PM
STORRS — One by one they came out for their moment. Accompanied by family, the Huskies' seniors were honored before the game against Rutgers, their last at Gampel Pavilion.
"I want to thank my seniors for providing me with loyalty, for providing...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:59 PM
STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:42 PM
STORRS – The postgame ceremonies were over but the emotional ride had not reached its conclusion. Kevin Ollie took the microphone and let 10,000 of his closest friends in on a little secret.
"I'm planning to come back here in April and raise a...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:47 PM
LOUISVILLE — Before he was driving Rick Pitino crazy, before he was a national champion, before he was "Russ-diculous," Russ Smith was up in Connecticut's Northwest hills grappling with math, trying to get noticed.
"You could never tell if he...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:53 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be no more Saturday nights in March, magical nights at the corner of 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue and the intersection of Ewing and Kemba. For UConn, Syracuse and some other elite basketball schools, there will be no...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:54 PM
MEMPHIS — The American Athletic Conference is listening to officials from other venues who might want to host the men's basketball tournament.
"We have an option to come back to Memphis next year," commissioner Mike Aresco said, "but we've always...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:14 AM
STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:38 AM
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...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:22 PM
LeBron James had 34 points and eight rebounds, and the Miami Heat defeated the Charlotte Bobcats for the 15th straight time, 104-96, in overtime Saturday night at Charlotte, N.C.
James scored six points in the extra period, and Chris Bosh finished the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:21 AM
What had the makings of a nice little showdown between two of the NBA’s better point guards unfortunately won’t be taking place now when the Clippers play at the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday.
That’s because the league’s...