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  • 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'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...
  • 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,"...
  • UCONN MEN'S OUTLOOK March Is Back On The Calendar: Ban Over And Lineup Bolstered, Huskies Again Chasing The Prize

    UCONN MEN'S OUTLOOK<br>March Is Back On The Calendar: Ban Over And Lineup Bolstered, Huskies Again Chasing The Prize
    STORRS — A year ago, UConn had to master the art of playing with nothing to lose. While the Huskies had their shortcomings, lack of motivation — a sense of playing as if it didn't really matter because they were ineligible for the postseason...
  • THE FRESHMEN New Class Of Husky: Three Key Pieces Are Fitting Together Nicely

    THE FRESHMEN<br>New Class Of Husky: Three Key Pieces Are Fitting Together Nicely
    STORRS — The bonding process for Terrence Samuel, Kentan Facey and Amida Brimah started early. The incoming UConn freshmen had the chance to spend a weekend together in New York last April. Brimah, who comes from Ghana and played high school...
  • 2012-13 RECAP A Pleasant 20-10

    2012-13 RECAP<br>A Pleasant 20-10
    The season started with the knowledge the Huskies could not make the postseason, but that didn't slow them in Kevin Ollie's first season. They reached 20 wins, primarily because of guts and resilience. Nov. 9: UConn 66, Michigan State 62 Shabazz Napier...
  • UConn Opens Basketball Season With Narrow Win Over Maryland

    UConn Opens Basketball Season With Narrow Win Over Maryland
    NEW YORK — For most of the night, it was simply glorious. UConn was doing virtually anything it wanted with the ball, coach Kevin Ollie was shuttling in player after player and each one was functioning flawlessly. And when Shabazz Napier made a...
  • Napier's Triple-Double Leads Huskies Over Yale 80-62

    Napier's Triple-Double Leads Huskies Over Yale 80-62
    HARTFORD — Individual goals are not Shabazz Napier's thing, something he reminds interviewers again and again. But there are individual achievements that are emblematic of team play, unselfish play, and those are the ones that do interest the...
  • UConn Defeats Detroit, 101-55

    UConn Defeats Detroit, 101-55
    STORRS — This time, UConn made an easy victory look easy. And by the end of their 101-55 victory over the University of Detroit, the Huskies starters were on the bench, enjoying the finishing of their work, rooting for the walk-ons to score a...
  • DeAndre Daniels Left Open, Takes Advantage As Huskies Win

     DeAndre Daniels Left Open, Takes Advantage As Huskies Win
    STORRS — This wasn't what anyone saw coming. UConn was running away with it. The one player who had been struggling, DeAndre Daniels, had broken out and checked in for the season in a big way. But Boston University didn't get the memo, didn't melt...