STORRS — Jalen Adams was not back in his coach's good graces in time to start on Saturday night against Tulsa.
Omar Calhoun was in the starting lineup for UConn, along with Sterling Gibbs, Daniel Hamilton, Shonn Miller and Amida Brimah.
Adams, the freshman, broke into the lineup in mid-January and played more than 30 minutes in each of the Huskies victories over UCF, Memphis and East Carolina. But Kevin Ollie was unhappy with a defensive lapse near the end of the half at Temple on Thursday, and after the intermission he kept Adams on the bench at the start of the second half.
The Huskies played their best basketball of the night during the first 14 minutes of the...