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  • Huskies Still Short Of Players Heading Into Coppin State Game

    Huskies Still Short Of Players Heading Into Coppin State Game
    STORRS – UConn has had a week to digest its last-second loss to Yale, and a week for injuries to heal. But it does not appear the Huskies will be at full strength when they face Coppin State on Sunday at the XL Center. "It's the same," coach...
  • Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out

    Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out
    STORRS — There is no feeling in the world for an athlete like the feeling of being needed. Omar Calhoun has been needed. If, against Texas, Calhoun had hit one three-pointer — something he hasn't even attempted since the AAC tournament final...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'They've Got Faith, I've Got Faith In Them;' Notes, Quotes From Huskies Practice

      STORRS – Vince Lombardi had a theory. A coach’s demeanor has to be “the opposite of what he feels.” When things are going well, and everyone is praising the team, a coach wants to praise them ,too. But that’s the time...
  • Coppin State Offers Huskies A Chance For Healing, But Not Cure

     Coppin State Offers Huskies A Chance For Healing, But Not Cure
    STORRS — The Huskies aren't going to be able to wipe away the disappointment of the last three weeks in 40 minutes. They can take the first small step back toward their accustomed plateau, though. "We're just trying to keep the team positive,"...
  • UConn vs. Coppin State: Setting the Scene at XL

    HARTFORD – At the XL Center for the nonconference game between UConn and Coppin State. Both teams are out on the floor, the stands mostly empty as yet, people trickling in. Jim Calhoun is in  his seat, so am I About a half hour to game time, let&...
  • Purvis Returns, Helps Offense

    Purvis Returns, Helps Offense
    HARTFORD — Rodney Purvis made it back onto the floor Sunday and contributed to UConn's offense. "Just for him to get back in the swing of things, especially going into Duke, he needed a game like this," Ryan Boatright said. "Get his rhythm, get...
  • UConn Meets No. 2 Duke; Huskies In Search Of Signature Win

    UConn Meets No. 2 Duke; Huskies In Search Of Signature Win
    STORRS — UConn got its offense in gear against Coppin State, but the Huskies left a few loose ends that must be tightened quickly with the second-ranked Duke Blue Devils up next. "They run off a lot of turnovers," coach Kevin Ollie said after...
  • Capsule: Unranked UConn Vs. No. 2 Duke

    Site: Izod Center, East Rutherford, N.J. Time: 8 p.m., Thursday TV: ESPN (Dan Shulman, Jay Bilas, Andy Katz) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490, (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: Duke, 5-4 Last meeting: Duke,...
  • Kevin Ollie: "A Great Opportunity, and I Want Our Guys to Seize It" ... Notes, Quotes From UConn Practice

        STORRS – UConn-vs.Duke, wall-to-wall. It doesn’t happen every year, so when it does, it’s big. Thursday night is no exception. Tons of content up on courant.com now, with more to come, on the great history and the current...
  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor Poses A Huge Problem For UConn

    Duke's Jahlil Okafor Poses A Huge Problem For UConn
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jahlil Okafor was in the middle of a historic night. By halftime against Elon, he already had a double-double. "My teammates were in my ear, telling me they wanted me to be dominating," Okafor said after Duke's victory...
  • UConn vs. Duke: Setting The Scene at Izod Center

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – We’re less than an hour before the start of UConn vs. Duke at the Izod Center. The crowd his filing in, and a big one is expected. Both teams are on the floor, Jim Calhoun is in his seat, and mic’d up for the ESPN...