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Omar Calhoun

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Sink Without Boat

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Sink Without Boat
    UConn ended a glorious calendar year, 2014, on a rough note, losing 57-53 in overtime to Temple in the AAC opener as Ryan Boatright sat out most of the game with an injury. The chances for the Huskies (6-5) to position themselves for an at-large...
  • Tough Road Ahead For Huskies With Hostile Gyms Looming

    Tough Road Ahead For Huskies With Hostile Gyms Looming
    HARTFORD — The road is about to get tougher, much tougher, for the UConn men's basketball team. That's a sobering thought for the defending national champs, who are 6-5 after losing their American Athletic Conference opener against Temple at the XL...
  • With Full Boat, Ollie Able To Reach Deeper Into UConn Bench

    With Full Boat, Ollie Able To Reach Deeper Into UConn Bench
    TAMPA, Fla. — At the start of the season, when a team like UConn would normally experiment with more players, the Huskies were playing shorthanded. In the opener against Bryant, the Huskies were missing Rodney Purvis, who was serving an NCAA...
  • Trainer Helps Boatright Get Through The Pain

    Trainer Helps Boatright Get Through The Pain
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When a UConn player is hurt, James Doran's life is on hold. That included New Year's Eve, when UConn's game against Temple was early enough for some revelry. Doran, the team's longtime athletic trainer, was with Ryan Boatright,...
  • UConn Rallies To Beat Florida, 63-59

    UConn Rallies To Beat Florida, 63-59
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ryan Boatright couldn't jump, couldn't take his quick first step. But these were no ordinary times for the Huskies, and no time to sit out. "I knew this game could save our season," Boatright said after scoring 14 points and...
  • UConn 63, Florida 59: Notes, Quotes, Wrapping Things Up In Gainesville

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A good day to be a UConn fan, or, at least, a better day than some of the others. UConn got itself a true road win over a “power five’ conference team, did it in gritty fashion.   Before getting giddy, one must...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Calhoun's Range Opens The Lane

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Calhoun's Range Opens The Lane
    After so many frustrating losses, UConn was on the other end. Florida's 8-for-20 performance at the free-throw line offered an opportunity, and the Huskies cashed in with a 63-59 win in Gainesville, Fla., a true road win that will help some in the RPI...