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  • Five Things Learned From UConn's 73-59 Loss To Stanford

    Five Things Learned From UConn's 73-59 Loss To Stanford
    STANFORD, Calif. – Back to square one for the Huskies. All they gained with the wins over Florida and Cincinnati, they have given back with two losses on the road this week. There comes a point, as Bill Parcells used to say, where “You are...
  • Ollie Says Huskies Were Embarrassed At Stanford

    Ollie Says Huskies Were Embarrassed At Stanford
    STANFORD, Calif. — The looks on the faces, the slow trudging down the hallway — the air of defeat was all around the Huskies as they departed Maples Pavilion on Saturday night. Coach Kevin Ollie was throwing the word "embarrassing" out there...
  • UConn vs. Stanford: Setting The Scene at Maples Pavilion

    PALO ALTO, Calif. – Looking down from the rafters at Maples Pavilion, site of the UConn-Stanford game tonight. The Huskies have played here once before, in 1999, and won. Things about to get underway. Let’s set the scene: There will be a...
  • APNewsBreak: UConn men report second consecutive perfect academic progress rate

    Connecticut's national champion men's basketball team has submitted its second consecutive perfect academic progress rate score to the NCAA since being forced to sit out the 2013 postseason under academic sanctions. The score of 1,000, which covers the...
  • UConn Men's Insider: At Midterm, Huskies Seek Better Grades In Chemistry

    UConn Men's Insider: At Midterm, Huskies Seek Better Grades In Chemistry
    PALO ALTO, Calif. – This is sports' chicken-or-egg argument. Does chemistry create winning, or does winning create chemistry. Or, as more modern fans would ask: "Does chemistry even exist?" It's hard to deny that, if a coach and his players do...
  • Tulsa 66, UConn 58: Wrapping Things Up At Reynolds Center

        TULSA, Okla. – A stinker for the Huskies tonight, of course. They had a chance, on this road trip, to get themselves in pretty good shape, but they were badly outplayed by Tulsa. Now there is more urgency to win at Stanford. The Huskies...
  • UConn Travels To Tulsa For Meeting With Top Team In AAC

    UConn Travels To Tulsa For Meeting With Top Team In AAC
    TULSA, Okla. – Say this for the American Conference: It throws something new at the Huskies just about every week. As they filed off the plane, many, if not all the players, were setting foot in Oklahoma for the first time. On Tuesday they will...
  • UConn-Tulsa: Some Notes, Quotes, Thoughts From Tulsa

    TULSA, Okla. – The national champs arrived in Tulsa, something that hasn’t happened here since 1980. For UConn, it’s the next opportunity to move back up the ladder. Two hot teams go at it Tuesday night. UConn has won five of six,...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Mental Toughness On The Rise
    Cincinnati and UConn were pushing and shoving their way through another basketball game, much the way teams did in the old Big East. The Huskies had to respond, match the physicality, and so they did, grinding out a 62-56 win. Here's what we learned: 1....
  • UConn Earns A Grueling Win Over Cincinnati

     UConn Earns A Grueling Win Over Cincinnati
    HARTFORD — With 5:57 to play, UConn clinging to a three-point lead, freshman Rakim Lubin wanted in. "He takes the challenge," coach Kevin Ollie said. "There were a couple of guys out there pushing us around. I put Rak in the game and he was like,...
  • Deeper Bench Gives Ollie Plenty To Think About

     Deeper Bench Gives Ollie Plenty To Think About
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie wants something to think about. When it comes to his basketball team, there are problems he wants, problems of a certain kind. "Everybody's coming in an contributing," Ollie said after UConn's 62-56 win over Cincinnati at...