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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...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Omar Calhoun Is Buying In

    HARTFORD -- The UConn men have seen the last of the mid-majors on the schedule. Ten games down, 20 to go, and all remaining games are against the AAC or power five conferences. The final tuneup was an 81-48 win over CCSU on Sunday, a solid effort...
  • Kentan Facey Playing Solid Minutes After Scout Team Seasoning

    Kentan Facey Playing Solid Minutes After Scout Team Seasoning
    HARTFORD – The old puzzle for a college student: How do you get a job without experience, or experience without a job? Kentan Facey, relatively new to basketball when he came to UConn, had to catch up with a game that moved too fast for him,...
  • 'We're Going In The Right Direction:' Notes, Quotes From UConn's Practice at XL

          HARTFORD -  Some news, notes and quotes from UConn’s noontime practice at the XL Center on Tuesday … Backup big man Phil Nolan tweaked his right foot, apparently in the game against Central. He has participated in practice...
  • Temple 57, UConn 53 (OT): Wrapping Things Up at XL

      HARTFORD – This was a tough loss for UConn. Not a bad loss, maybe, because it would have been a great win, but it has to be very tough to swallow. Anytime you can win, or seal a game at the free throw line and fail, it’s hard to take....
  • UConn Men's Notebook: Boatright Just Couldn't Continue

    UConn Men's Notebook: Boatright Just Couldn't Continue
    HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright tried to come out and play the second half, but was obviously limping. After one possession, he limped off the court, the deep bruise in his left thigh made it impossible to continue. "He just couldn't do it," coach...
  • Hamilton's Pain Was Worst

    Hamilton's Pain Was Worst
    HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright limped away from Wednesday afternoon with a deep left-thigh contusion. Hitting the battle for a rebound, Omar Calhoun left with a laceration above a bandaged left eye, his eyelid partially shut the way a boxer's would be...