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  • 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...
  • AAC Taking Pitches From Potential Hosts For Men's Tournament

    MEMPHIS — The American Athletic Conference is listening to officials from other venues who might want to host the men's basketball tournament. "We have an option to come back to Memphis next year," commissioner Mike Aresco said, "but we've always...
  • UConn Stuns No. 6 Syracuse

    UConn Stuns No. 6 Syracuse
    HARTFORD — The last word was loud. The last word was emphatic. The last word had the devastating effect, elicited that unmistakably sullen silence that makes the last word so satisfying. And in this storied, intense and always emotional college...
  • 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...