| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:28 PM
NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round
Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y.
Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m.
TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Although Shabazz Napier's achievement — leading UConn in scoring, assists and rebounding — is unique and impressive, it's not ideal.
Coach Kevin Ollie is not shy about reminding his big men that rebounding should be...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 7:37 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Shabazz Napier's first thoughts are always for his teammates, his team, the final score.
And in his performance Thursday night, with its hits, misses and flaws, all of that showed. But when it was over, when UConn had outlasted...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:21 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person.
Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:49 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Some of the Huskies know the thrill of winning a national championship, and most know the emptiness of being barred from postseason play.
But perhaps the most important experience of all came in between, when UConn lost to Iowa...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:52 AM
An editor at cbssports.com came up with a terrific idea and posted it on their site this week. He ranks all 68 college coaches in the men's tournament by their playing careers.
Among the interesting tidbits Tony Moss offers: 22 off the 68 actually spent...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:37 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – This is the first time in 35 years the Huskies are playing in the NCAA Tournament without Jim Calhoun on their sideline. But that has not stopped the retired coach from attracting attention.
ESPN reported Friday that "multiple...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:57 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Huskies had gotten off to a staggering start, outrebounded, outshot. An intentional foul had already been called, virtually handing Villanova five points.
And now this: Shabazz Napier was called for a charge, his second foul,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:51 PM
STORRS — Geno Auriemma gets a kick out of it. He clicks on the television, he picks up the paper and there is Kevin Ollie, that noted farmer from South Central LA, talking about planting seeds.
He's talking about planting seeds for player growth...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State.
Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...
| Mar 26, 2014
At least one ACC team has reached the NCAA tournament's regional finals each of the last seven years, and 36 of the last 40. Pressure's on, Virginia.
The lone team standing among the ACC's six tournament qualifiers, the Cavaliers face Michigan State...