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  • UConn Wins, 70-62, But Southern Exposes Some Husky Flaws

    UConn Wins, 70-62, But Southern Exposes Some Husky Flaws
    STORRS — A cliffhanger was expected in Connecticut on Tuesday night, but not at Gampel Pavilion. Southern Connecticut, ranked second in NCAA Division II, came to Storrs with the fire that only a team full of in-state kids could, and they gave the...
  • Setting The Scene at Gampel: Ryan Boatright Makes Bob Cousy Watch List

    STORRS – We’re at Gampel Pavilion, the crowd is filing in on a lovely night. The start of UConn-vs.-Southern is about 20 minutes away. Both teams are out on the floor. Let’s set the scene. Tonight’s starting five for the Huskies:...
  • UConn's Omar Calhoun To Miss At Least A Week With MCL Sprain

    UConn's Omar Calhoun To Miss At Least A Week With MCL Sprain
    Omar Calhoun has a sprained right knee and will be out for a week or so, UConn said. Calhoun injured his knee during practice on Sunday and was seen wearing a brace during the Huskies' scrimmage on Monday, which was open to students. He had an MRI on the...
  • Notes, Quotes From Practice: Kevin Ollie on Omar Calhoun, Rakim Lubin, Daniel Hamilton, and more.

        STORRS – Some highlights from Kevin Ollie’s interview after practice Friday:   “No injuries. Nobody’s played a minute yet so everybody’s working. We got after them a little bit today and they stayed after...
  • UConn Men's Basketball: 5 Things For First Night

    UConn Men's Basketball: 5 Things For First Night
    The men will put a punctuation mark on their national championship Friday at First Night. The championship banners will be hung, just as coach Kevin Ollie guaranteed the last time the team played at Gampel Pavilion on March 5. Here are five things to look...
  • Huskies Fight Through it; Notes and Quotes from UConn's First Practice

    STORRS – The first day of practice is history. The Huskies went at it for about 3 ½ hours. The first segment was in the old Guyer  gym. Why? Maybe Kevin Ollie liked the tough, spartan surroundings to get things started off. Lot of running,...
  • Ollie Aims To Get Huskies In Fast-Break Shape

     Ollie Aims To Get Huskies In Fast-Break Shape
    STORRS — The Huskies spent much of their first practice running, and the rest of it wrestling for rebounds. It was a grueling 31/2 hours, but there was, as always, a purpose. "We want to be a better fast-breaking team than we were last year,"...
  • Amida Brimah First UConn Player To Cross Husky Run Finish Line

    Amida Brimah First UConn Player To Cross Husky Run Finish Line
    STORRS - Amida Brimah is UConn's biggest player. In the Husky Run, he also proved to be the fastest. "That's probably the first time in history a big man has won," coach Kevin Ollie said after Brimah, the 7-foot, 230-pound sophomore finished first among...
  • The Husky Run: "Official Results"

    STORRS - Here are the official results of the Husky Run: Amida Brimah 20:22 Omar Calhoun 20:51 Kevin Ollie 21:25 Kentan Facey 21:48 Ryan Boatright 21:50 Terrence Samuel 22:12 Terrance Ditimi 23:07 Jason Pellum 23:11 Dan Guest 23:29 Daniel Hamilton 24:01...
  • Kevin Ollie Sizes Up The 2014-15 Huskies, Player by Player

    CROMWELL – Kevin Ollie was exuberant when he walked into the ballroom at 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday, and he seemed to pick up energy and enthusiasm as the morning went. In his annual address to the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, Ollie used the...
  • Derek Jeter: For So Many, No. 2 Will Always Be No. 1

    Derek Jeter: For So Many, No. 2 Will Always Be No. 1
    NEW YORK — Ryan Tucker was a visitor at Yankee Stadium in June. He had just finished a long, arduous round of chemotherapy for treatment of a brain tumor and the prognosis was good as he was made an honorary Yankee during the team's "Hope Week."...