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  • Huskies Comeback Falls Short; Pitt Wins, 69-61

    Huskies Comeback Falls Short; Pitt Wins, 69-61
    No one doubted that there would be days like these for the UConn men's basketball team, given its composition, days when the Huskies would be pushed around, give up crucial baskets down the stretch and lose on the road in the Big East. But, of course,...
  • UConn Men Outlast Providence 82-79 In Overtime

    UConn Men Outlast Providence 82-79 In Overtime
    There are games when the stat sheet should be tossed aside. There are games when the stat sheet should be shredded, incinerated as soon as possible. Once in a career, perhaps, there is a game like this. Kevin Ollie might want to save the stat sheet from...
  • UConn Men Fall To St. John's, 71-65

     UConn Men Fall To St. John's, 71-65
    — Kevin Ollie seems to be tired of talking about comebacks, especially when the deal is not ultimately closed. The Huskies staged another one of them on the big stage Wednesday night, coming from 15 points behind to take the lead, but St. John's...
  • UConn Shakes Off Lull, Puts Away Seton Hall

    UConn Shakes Off Lull, Puts Away Seton Hall
    – The problem wasn't in starting the game. The Huskies had hit a lull in the middle, up by 13 points and now down seven when Kevin Ollie took a timeout. "He put it on us," Ryan Boatright said. "He said, 'you know what you've got to do. Suck it up,...
  • Villanova Tops UConn, 70-61

    Villanova Tops UConn, 70-61
    Visit courant.com/ucnova for more photos. The nutshell play came with 5:16 to go. Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston missed a second free throw, but UConn could not find a way to wrest the ball away. It ended up out on the perimeter, James Bell hit a...
  • UConn Men Overcome Second-Half Slump, Win In OT

    UConn Men Overcome Second-Half Slump, Win In OT
    One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena. It was a stretch that, for many...
  • On The Road Against DePaul, UConn Men Win, 81-69

    On The Road Against DePaul, UConn Men Win, 81-69
    It may have been DePaul out there, as in near-the-bottom-of-the-Big-East DePaul. But it was still a Big East road game, and they're never easy to add to the collection. So the UConn men's basketball team had to work for it. In a quick turnaround from...
  • UConn Men Fall In Double Overtime To Georgetown, 79-78

    UConn Men Fall In Double Overtime To Georgetown, 79-78
    The shock and the disappointment were still too fresh for UConn to feel the pride. That will come. But one more big upset, one more coup to show the country, perhaps once and for all, what they were all about, was in their grasp. It got away and, for...
  • UConn Men, Without Napier, Fall To Bearcats, 61-56

    UConn Men, Without Napier, Fall To Bearcats, 61-56
    Without Shabazz Napier, the Huskies did most of the things they usually do with him. They grappled, scrambled back from behind and gave themselves a chance to win another game. But, without Napier, out with an injured foot, the Huskies could not get...
  • UConn Falls To South Florida, 65-51

    UConn Falls To South Florida, 65-51
    In another twist to a UConn men's basketball season that's had a few of them, the Huskies worst loss of the season came against one of the worst teams in the Big East. Just a week after taking the best team in the league, Georgetown, to double OT, the...
  • UConn Beats Providence In Overtime, 63-59

    UConn Beats Providence In Overtime, 63-59
    Ryan Boatright powered his way down the lane as he had done, or tried to do, all year. He bumped with Bryce Cotton and tossed up an off-balance shot. Some of these crazy shots went in for the UConn men's basketball team this year, some of them didn't....