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Omar Calhoun

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  • UConn vs. Coppin State: Setting the Scene at XL

    HARTFORD – At the XL Center for the nonconference game between UConn and Coppin State. Both teams are out on the floor, the stands mostly empty as yet, people trickling in. Jim Calhoun is in  his seat, so am I About a half hour to game time, let&...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'They've Got Faith, I've Got Faith In Them;' Notes, Quotes From Huskies Practice

      STORRS – Vince Lombardi had a theory. A coach’s demeanor has to be “the opposite of what he feels.” When things are going well, and everyone is praising the team, a coach wants to praise them ,too. But that’s the time...
  • Coppin State Offers Huskies A Chance For Healing, But Not Cure

     Coppin State Offers Huskies A Chance For Healing, But Not Cure
    STORRS — The Huskies aren't going to be able to wipe away the disappointment of the last three weeks in 40 minutes. They can take the first small step back toward their accustomed plateau, though. "We're just trying to keep the team positive,"...
  • Kevin Ollie: "A Great Opportunity, and I Want Our Guys to Seize It" ... Notes, Quotes From UConn Practice

        STORRS – UConn-vs.Duke, wall-to-wall. It doesn’t happen every year, so when it does, it’s big. Thursday night is no exception. Tons of content up on courant.com now, with more to come, on the great history and the current...
  • Capsule: Coppin State At UConn

    Site: XL Center Time: 4 p.m., Sunday TV: ESPN2 (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 5-0 Last meeting: UConn, 87-70, Dec. 20, 2011 at...
  • Huskies Still Short Of Players Heading Into Coppin State Game

    Huskies Still Short Of Players Heading Into Coppin State Game
    STORRS – UConn has had a week to digest its last-second loss to Yale, and a week for injuries to heal. But it does not appear the Huskies will be at full strength when they face Coppin State on Sunday at the XL Center. "It's the same," coach...
  • Capsule: Yale At UConn Men's Basketball

    Site: Gampel Pavilion, Storrs Time: 7 p.m. TV: SNY (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 44-22 Last meeting: UConn, 80-62, Nov....
  • Ollie Credits Boatright For Playing Hurt

    Ollie Credits Boatright For Playing Hurt
    STORRS – As expected, Ryan Boatright was the one injured Husky who made it back on to the court. He started and played 35 minutes, five days after spraining his ankle and leaving Gampel on crutches. But he had a tough time of it, turning the...
  • Yale 45, UConn 44: Wrapping Things Up From Gampel Pavilion

    STORRS – Nearing midnight, but we’ll hash over UConn loss to Yale, another three-pointer from the left corner. Yale is a good team, sure, an experienced team, but, of course, UConn has no business losing to Yale at Gampel Pavilion. No sugar-...
  • Yale-UConn: Boatright, Purvis, Calhoun Game-Time Decisions

    Yale-UConn: Boatright, Purvis, Calhoun Game-Time Decisions
    STORRS — It's the sixth game of the season and the opponent is an in-state school that hasn't beaten UConn in 28 years. But Ryan Boatright, the Huskies' captain, feels the urgency. "I'm trying to get back and stop the bleeding," said Boatright,...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'We're Fighting For Our Lives' ... Notes And Quotes From UConn's Practice

    STORRS – The long and short of it after UConn’s practice: It looks like Ryan Boatright will play vs. Yale on Friday night. Rodney Purvis and Omar Calhoun would seem doubtful. Here’s are highlights from Kevin Ollie’s post-practice...