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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Capsule: UConn At South Florida

    Site: Sun Dome, Tampa, Fla. Time: Tuesday, 7 p.m. TV: ESPN2 (Mike Patrick, Len Elmore) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn,12-2 Last meeting: UConn, 61-56, Feb. 26, 2014,...
  • Looking To Build On Florida Win, UConn Eager To Take On USF

    Looking To Build On Florida Win, UConn Eager To Take On USF
    TAMPA, Fla. — Things have changed for UConn. For much of the basketball season, the task has been bouncing back. Now, it's doubling down — building on the biggest win of the season. The Huskies beat Florida in Gainesville on Saturday and...
  • Healthy Calhoun A Key Factor At Crunch Time

    Healthy Calhoun A Key Factor At Crunch Time
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Omar Calhoun thought about it, talked about it and worked for it. But it just wasn't happening; the injuries kept setting him back. Now, Calhoun is making things happen for the Huskies. "Omar Calhoun was huge for us," Ryan...