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  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Maturing Game By Game

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Maturing Game By Game
    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...
  • UConn 70, Tulsa 45: Wrapping Things Up at XL

    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...
  • Going Small Produces Big Win For UConn Against Tulsa

    Going Small Produces Big Win For UConn Against Tulsa
    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...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'You Don't Get A Better Chance Than This' ... Notes, Quotes From Huskies Practice

    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...
  • UConn Men Right The Ship With Back-To-Back AAC Wins

    UConn Men Right The Ship With Back-To-Back AAC Wins
    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...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Ollie May Have Found Lineup He Likes

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Ollie May Have Found Lineup He Likes
    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,...
  • UConn Men's Notebook: Team Pretty Banged Up Heading Into Tulane Game

    NEW ORLEANS — The Huskies took the floor at Tulane with the usual bumps and bruises associated with the long season, and also the issues that go with extensive winter travel. Though Tulane had a week off, UConn seemed to wear them down and take over...
  • UConn 62, Tulane 53: Wrapping Things Up From NOLA

    NEW ORLEANS – The Huskies gutted one out on the road, a grinding game, often ugly. Their habit of missing layups is maddening – they might have shot 75 percent here if they made all the easy ones. But they got a win, and the beat goes on....
  • Huskies Dig In When It Counts

    Huskies Dig In When It Counts
    NEW ORLEANS — The Huskies were outrebounded, missed too many layups to count and both their centers were in deep foul trouble. But this time, the UConn men dug in, determined not to make another opponent's season, not to become someone else's feel-...
  • Moving Hamilton To Power Forward Pays Off For UConn

    Moving Hamilton To Power Forward Pays Off For UConn
    STORRS — Daniel Hamilton, like DeAndre Daniels before him, does not have the look of a power forward. That's what makes UConn look so different when it puts them in that position. "It looks like last year, a little bit, with DeAndre," said coach...
  • Samuel Gets The Start

    Samuel Gets The Start
    STORRS — Kevin Ollie, looking for a change of pace, inserted Terrence Samuel into the starting lineup against East Carolina. "It just gives us another ball-handler," the coach said. "It gives T-Sams an opportunity — he got a couple of layups...