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  • 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...
  • UConn 62, Cincinnati 56: Wrapping Things Up At XL

    HARTFORD – No surprises from UConn or Cincinnati. Rough and tumble play, tough defense – 15 turnovers on each side.   The Huskies prevailed, and they needed to. They’re on their way up the RPI ladder now, with a great opportunities...
  • Notes, Quotes From Practice: Kevin Ollie on Omar Calhoun, Rakim Lubin, Daniel Hamilton, and more.

        STORRS – Some highlights from Kevin Ollie’s interview after practice Friday:   “No injuries. Nobody’s played a minute yet so everybody’s working. We got after them a little bit today and they stayed after...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...