| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The UConn men's basketball team is going to have a tough challenge containing Central Florida's Isaiah Sykes on Saturday night.
"He's a walking triple-double," Huskies coach Kevin Ollie said on a conference call Friday. "He's scoring at a high clip. We'...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:50 PM
STORRS — The Huskies' major concern coming into the game against UCF on Saturday night was stopping Isaiah Sykes, whom coach Kevin Ollie had called "a walking triple-double."
Sykes, who had 23 points, 15 rebounds and six assists in the Knights' win...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 3:57 PM
STORRS – UConn has had its wake-up call and the Huskies were rousted out of their sweet dreams of March.
"When you win all the time, you get comfortable," Niels Giffey said. "You stop working as hard as you can. We've hit a bump in the road....
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:11 PM
HARTFORD — There is only one Jesus. His name is Shuttlesworth.
And for $109.95, you too, can purchase his jersey on Jan. 14.
For the rest of us who began thinking that maybe Shabazz Napier was the real miracle worker, who could do no wrong...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 9:27 AM
HARTFORD — UConn stretched its "knowing-how-to-win" talent to the limit, but this time could not pull it off.
After blowing a 13-point lead, shooting abysmally in the second half, the Huskies lost for the first time this season, 53-51, to Stanford...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:27 PM
HARTFORD — It's a sound Kevin Ollie has always said he hated: "Pound … pound … pound."
To the UConn coach, it's the sound of stagnation, too much dribbling, not enough passing. The Huskies made too much of this noise in their first loss...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 5:19 PM
SEATTLE — The hoarseness in Kevin Ollie's voice provided a hint of what the past couple of days have been like for the UConn men's basketball team.
"We can't have letdowns [in games], so I didn't want to see letdowns in practice," Ollie said...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:26 PM
SEATTLE – Kevin Ollie was not kidding when he spoke of changes. Amida Brimah, the freshman, got his first career start, with Phil Nolan sitting against Washington, and Lasan Kromah got more minutes than ever.
Nolan sat the first 13 minutes, but...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:39 PM
Although hopes were high when the season began, not even the rosiest of predictions had the UConn men's basketball team going undefeated or being ranked No. 1 in the country.
The most realistic goals had them among the top 20 teams, certainly in the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:57 PM
BRIDGEPORT — The UConn men's basketball team is faster than most of its opponents, and it's an advantage that coach Kevin Ollie wants to see play out on the court more often.
"Speed kills in this game," Ollie said Friday, after using his own...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 4:09 PM
BRIDGEPORT — There wasn't much mystery about what UConn wanted to do against Eastern Washington.
If you watched the Huskies play at Washington last week, glanced at the stat sheet, listened to coach Kevin Ollie, it was clear the UConn men's...