| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Kevin Durant's name is on this skills academy, and with that name, you get all that goes with it. He's hands on, both feet in.
"I just want to help them figure out the right way to play the game," said Durant, the Oklahoma City Thunder...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:03 AM
CROMWELL Kevin Ollie had seen it all before. He couldn't guarantee the result, but he knew what led Ray Allen to his dramatic shot.
"I didn't know it was going in," said Ollie, the UConn men's basketball coach, "but I know Ray prepared himself for it to...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:23 PM
As the old Big East Conference came to an end this year, the UConn men's basketball team was banned from the league's postseason tournament because it was ineligible for the NCAA Tournament.
But when the Huskies begin play in the new American Athletic...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:11 PM
HARTFORD — The last word was loud. The last word was emphatic. The last word had the devastating effect, elicited that unmistakably sullen silence that makes the last word so satisfying.
And in this storied, intense and always emotional college...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:52 PM
UConn junior forward Tyler Olander was arrested and charged with trespassing Thursday and spent some time in a Bay County, Fla., jail.
The Bay County Sheriff's office confirmed Thursday night that Olander was released on his own recognizance....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Omar Calhoun's season had hit a snag, not unusual for a freshman. There was only one way out of it.
"I got back into the gym every night," said Calhoun, who established a career high with 22 points in UConn's 84-50 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore at...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A steal by Enosch Wolf, a pass ahead to Ryan Boatright, who dished up behind his back to Omar Calhoun for a layup — this was UConn's brand of basketball for much of Friday night.
That basket gave UConn a 32-point lead, and the Huskies were playing...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 7:56 PM
UConn's first Big East game under coach Kevin Ollie had a little of everything — physical play, dramatic shots and not one, but two, Husky comebacks.
And it had an officials' blunder that all could have done without. But all of this figured into...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:29 PM
STORRS — UConn had a week to mull over its loss at Marquette. Kevin Ollie had a week to think of new ways to get his team to play more aggressively under the basket, and DeAndre Daniels had a week to think about the minutes he did not play.
| Jan 12, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The home team had grappled back from six points behind to tie the game, and Purcell Pavilion was getting loud. An intimidating scene for most teams, perhaps, but this UConn men's basketball team has shown several times now that it is cut from unusually...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Shabazz Napier was sitting there, large ice pack on his left shoulder, pain of various kinds showing on his face.
"I didn't give enough to my teammates," he said. "As a leader, I should have given more. I always feel like I should be giving 100...