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Omar Calhoun

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  • UConn vs. SMU: Setting The Scene at XL Center

    HARTFORD – The weather outside is frightful – what else is new in this winter of 2014-15? But things should be jumping inside the XL Center soon, with UConn and Southern Methodist getting set for showdown game. SMU is assured of making the...
  • Purvis Right At Home In Leading UConn Against East Carolina

    Purvis Right At Home In Leading UConn Against East Carolina
    GREENVILLE, N.C. – It was a happy homecoming for Rodney Purvis, though not always a pleasant one. Purvis, from Raleigh, about 90 minutes from Greenville, originally went to NC State, then transferred to UConn and, for some reason, some folks in...
  • UConn Pours It On In Second Half To Defeat East Carolina

    UConn Pours It On In Second Half To Defeat East Carolina
    GREENVILLE, N.C. – It may have been the shortest halftime talk in UConn history. The Huskies, trailing by nine, were back on the floor within four minutes. "I said enough, let's leave it at that," coach Kevin Ollie said. "And they took it and...
  • UConn vs. East Carolina: Setting The Scene at Williams Arena

    GREENVILLE, N.C – Welcome to Greenville, where getting here was half the fun. With more fun on tap for tomorrow – another snow storm, cancelled flights, etc. ... I'm taking the Amtrak home. The Huskies had travel issues, too. With the...
  • Omar Calhoun's Improved Defense Makes A Difference For UConn

    Omar Calhoun's Improved Defense Makes A Difference For UConn
    STORRS — For the Huskies, it has been a season of bouncing back, ending losing streaks, re-booting again and again. Omar Calhoun's season has mirrored that. But now there are just two weeks left in the regular season, opportunities to start over...
  • Huskies Take Control In Final Minutes, Avoid Upset

    Huskies Take Control In Final Minutes, Avoid Upset
    STORRS — UConn was in another struggle with less than 10 minutes to go Sunday ... against Tulane ... at Gampel Pavilion, where the crowd was restless. Oh, the kooky American Athletic Conference is full of booby traps for the defending national...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Brimah Getting Aggressive On Offense

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Brimah Getting Aggressive On Offense
    UConn had to grind one out -- it seems nearly all the games in  this allegedly weak AAC are a grind. But the Huskies had the finishing kick against Tulane for the second time in a row. As in the win in New Orleans two weeks ago, the game was up for...
  • UConn 67, Tulane 60: Wrapping Things Up at Gampel

    STORRS – It’s not a late night, and I don’t have an early flight. So let’s wrap up this UConn win over Tulane. Home or away, wins are not easy in this American Conference. Tulane is scrappy, they haven’t packed it in for...
  • Like UConn, Memphis Has Had A Disappointing Season

    Like UConn, Memphis Has Had A Disappointing Season
    MEMPHIS – Visitors are accustomed to hearing the blues in Memphis, but it usually doesn't extend to basketball. "This is the toughest stretch for us," Memphis coach Josh Pastner said. "Other than the beginning of the season, when I over scheduled...
  • UConn 58, South Florida 44: Wrapping Things Up At Sun Dome

      TAMPA, Fla. – A rugged start, but a fast finish for the Huskies tonight. Not a whole lot to say about this one; it was a game UConn had to win, a game they were supposed to win and they won it by 14. The main takeaway was UConn’s bench,...
  • After Slow Start, Huskies Take Control, Beat USF 58-44

    After Slow Start, Huskies Take Control, Beat USF 58-44
    TAMPA, Fla. — A lot of players came and went for UConn, Kevin Ollie subbing in clusters almost like a hockey coach. But late in the first half, the Huskies found the right combination and seized control. Finishing the half with a flourish, and...