| Feb 21, 2015
| 11:50 AM
UConn is running out of opportunities to do big things with this basketball season. Coach Kevin Ollie is still stressing the need to do the little things first.
"I want us to get better with our discipline, the small things," Ollie said Saturday in a...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:52 PM
MEMPHIS – It has become a familiar scene. The Huskies file into their hotel and Sam Cassell Jr. is on crutches.
Cassell has been out since Jan. 25 with a stress fracture in his right leg, the tibia, but the injury was affecting him long before...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 8:54 PM
DALLAS — UConn stuck with the same starting lineup at SMU that it used against Tulsa on Thursday. Coach Kevin Ollie seems to like what he sees with Ryan Boatright, Terrence Samuel, Rodney Purvis, Daniel Hamilton and Amida Brimah on the floor...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:36 PM
DALLAS — The UConn men found themselves knocked right back to the bottom Saturday night, the pattern of a frustrating season repeating itself.
"Turnovers, not being poised," coach Kevin Ollie said, following the Huskies' 73-55 loss at Southern...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:25 AM
HARTFORD — When it was over, after Daniel Hamilton had notched his fourth career double-double and Ryan Boatright had scored north of 20 points again in another aesthetically clean game, two questions were begging to be answered.
When it was over,...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 9:10 AM
The UConn men played their best game of the season, their "most complete game, top to bottom," in coach Kevin Ollie's estimation. They knocked off the first-place team in the American Athletic Conference, Tulsa, by 25 points just a month after being...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:19 PM
HARTFORD – As you can well imagine, I have a break-of-dawn flight to Dallas on Friday, so we need to wrap things up quickly here at the XL Center ...
If you’re a UConn fan, you should savor this one and take away some optimism from it. The...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 8:11 PM
HARTFORD – Kevin Ollie usually stays with a starting lineup after a win, but on Thursday night he went with what has become the Huskies' most effective five right from the start.
Rodney Purvis replaced Kentan Facey, who had started every...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:45 PM
STORRS – UConn wrapped up practice today, set to play Tulsa in a critical AAC game at the XL Center om Thursday nights. Here are some of the notes and quotes:
Here's Kevin Ollie:
“We’ve got to keep them off the free throw...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 4:14 PM
NEW ORLEANS — When you lose enough games, it's time to play as if there's nothing left to lose.
"We know all the odds are against us," Terrence Samuel said after UConn's 65-52 win against East Carolina Wednesday. "A lot of people don't believe...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 9:00 PM
As we’ve said before, UConn really can’t win in the AAC. When the Huskies win a game, it's a game they're supposed to win. When they lose, it's an embarrassment. That's a tough place for any team to live. Going into Tulane's small campus gym,...