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Omar Calhoun

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  • UConn Basketball Recruit Will Jackson Headed To Georgia

    Just a week after highly touted point guard Jalen Adams said he will join Kevin Ollie's program, another UConn recruit changed his mind. Will Jackson, from Athens, Ga., decommitted from UConn and said Monday he will stay home and attend the University of...
  • UConn's Shabazz Napier Throws Out First Pitch At Fenway

    UConn's Shabazz Napier Throws Out First Pitch At Fenway
    BOSTON – There were a lot of champions at Fenway Park on Tuesday. And if there is one thing one champion can appreciate, it's another. "Attitude, man, attitude," said David Ortiz, the Red Sox's World Series MVP and legendary clutch performer....
  • UConn's Brimah To Have Shoulder Surgery; Duke Game Close

    UConn's Brimah To Have Shoulder Surgery; Duke Game Close
    UConn's Amida Brimah will have surgery Friday to repair the torn labrum in his left shoulder, which will require a four- to five-month rehabilitation process. UConn released a statement: "While the condition was not severe enough to warrant surgery...
  • Daniels To Enter NBA Draft; Boatright Returning To UConn

    Daniels To Enter NBA Draft; Boatright Returning To UConn
    Friday was decision day at UConn regarding the NBA draft, and the Huskies got some good news and some bad news. DeAndre Daniels, who played the best basketball of his career during UConn's run to the national championship, decided to leave college on...
  • A Look Ahead At Next Season's UConn Men's Basketball Team

     A Look Ahead At Next Season's UConn Men's Basketball Team
    The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue. Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier? Now that...
  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament. "We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
  • Huskies Aren't Complaining About Their No. 7 Seed Now

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – As the NCAA Tournament moves on, it looks as though the No. 7 seed wasn't such a bad thing for UConn. For one thing, had the Huskies been seeded four, five or six, they might have played one of the dangerous 11, 12 or 13 seeds seeds...
  • Omar Calhoun, Tyler Olander Still Making Big Contributions

    STORRS – Tyler Olander started the last national championship game in which UConn participated. He did it as a freshman in 2011. Omar Calhoun, a highly rated recruit from New York, started the first 41 games of his career at UConn and averaged 10...
  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • UConn Tops Rutgers, 82-71

    UConn Tops Rutgers, 82-71
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Shabazz Napier stepped back and launched a three-point shot from deep, and it hit iron. UConn coach Kevin Ollie, always animated, waved his left hand in disgust. And Napier soon came out for a couple of minutes … just a...
  • Daniels Shows His Toughness After Ankle Injury

    Daniels Shows His Toughness After Ankle Injury
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With 4:11 left in the first half, DeAndre Daniels went up for a defensive rebound, fell over Ryan Boatright and, man, this Saturday night in Jersey looked as if it was going to end up ugly. Worse than a night, this was something...