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  • InsideMDSports: Breaking down Terps hoops' pursuit of blue-chip center Diamond Stone

    InsideMDSports: Breaking down Terps hoops' pursuit of blue-chip center Diamond Stone
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. This article has been updated to reflect the fact that Perry Dozier Jr., who was considering...
  • UConn Basketball Recruit Will Jackson Headed To Georgia

    Just a week after highly touted point guard Jalen Adams said he will join Kevin Ollie's program, another UConn recruit changed his mind. Will Jackson, from Athens, Ga., decommitted from UConn and said Monday he will stay home and attend the University of...
  • Beefed-Up Kentan Facey Hopes To Make Impact In Sophomore Season

    Beefed-Up Kentan Facey Hopes To Make Impact In Sophomore Season
      STORRS — When last season started, Kentan Facey wasn't sure if he'd be allowed to play for UConn. Then as the season progressed, he wondered when he might get the chance. "That's definitely a dark place," Facey said before the Huskies played...
  • Omar Calhoun's Dedication To UConn Program Impresses Ollie

    Omar Calhoun's Dedication To UConn Program Impresses Ollie
    STORRS — Omar Calhoun didn't play in the Final Four, played only four minutes in the NCAA Tournament and didn't make a basket over the last two months of the season. But in the moments following UConn's run to the national championship last April,...
  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament. "We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
  • A Look Ahead At Next Season's UConn Men's Basketball Team

     A Look Ahead At Next Season's UConn Men's Basketball Team
    The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue. Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier? Now that...
  • UConn's Shabazz Napier Throws Out First Pitch At Fenway

    UConn's Shabazz Napier Throws Out First Pitch At Fenway
    BOSTON – There were a lot of champions at Fenway Park on Tuesday. And if there is one thing one champion can appreciate, it's another. "Attitude, man, attitude," said David Ortiz, the Red Sox's World Series MVP and legendary clutch performer....
  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • Omar Calhoun, Tyler Olander Still Making Big Contributions

    STORRS – Tyler Olander started the last national championship game in which UConn participated. He did it as a freshman in 2011. Omar Calhoun, a highly rated recruit from New York, started the first 41 games of his career at UConn and averaged 10...
  • Huskies Aren't Complaining About Their No. 7 Seed Now

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – As the NCAA Tournament moves on, it looks as though the No. 7 seed wasn't such a bad thing for UConn. For one thing, had the Huskies been seeded four, five or six, they might have played one of the dangerous 11, 12 or 13 seeds seeds...
  • An Emotional Night For Seniors

    STORRS — One by one they came out for their moment. Accompanied by family, the Huskies' seniors were honored before the game against Rutgers, their last at Gampel Pavilion. "I want to thank my seniors for providing me with loyalty, for providing...