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  • Windsor's Greg Andrade: Former Walk-On In Starring Role

    HARTFORD — Greg Andrade joined the Central Connecticut men's basketball team as a walk-on — but he is not your average walk-on. "He played six minutes last year," coach Howie Dickenman said. "Never asked for anything, never said 'boo.' So...
  • UConn Gets Contributions Everywhere To Rout Central

    UConn Gets Contributions Everywhere To Rout Central
    HARTFORD — What was left of UConn's biggest home crowd of the season was booing as the game ended Sunday. The Huskies may have won in a walk, but they fell one point short of threshold that would have triggered free buffalo wings for fans at a...
  • 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,...
  • One Problem? Boatright Does It All; UConn Needs Support Group

    One Problem? Boatright Does It All; UConn Needs Support Group
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Mike Krzyzewski missed Ryan Boatright the first time he went through the postgame handshake line, so he made a point of going back to the end. The Duke coach and the UConn senior ended up sharing a moment or two, Coach K...
  • Capsule: Coppin State At UConn

    Site: XL Center Time: 4 p.m., Sunday TV: ESPN2 (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 5-0 Last meeting: UConn, 87-70, Dec. 20, 2011 at...
  • Huskies Still Short Of Players Heading Into Coppin State Game

    Huskies Still Short Of Players Heading Into Coppin State Game
    STORRS – UConn has had a week to digest its last-second loss to Yale, and a week for injuries to heal. But it does not appear the Huskies will be at full strength when they face Coppin State on Sunday at the XL Center. "It's the same," coach...
  • Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out

    Missing His Shot: UConn Could Use Calhoun, But He's Still Out
    STORRS — There is no feeling in the world for an athlete like the feeling of being needed. Omar Calhoun has been needed. If, against Texas, Calhoun had hit one three-pointer — something he hasn't even attempted since the AAC tournament final...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'They've Got Faith, I've Got Faith In Them;' Notes, Quotes From Huskies Practice

      STORRS – Vince Lombardi had a theory. A coach’s demeanor has to be “the opposite of what he feels.” When things are going well, and everyone is praising the team, a coach wants to praise them ,too. But that’s the time...
  • Coppin State Offers Huskies A Chance For Healing, But Not Cure

     Coppin State Offers Huskies A Chance For Healing, But Not Cure
    STORRS — The Huskies aren't going to be able to wipe away the disappointment of the last three weeks in 40 minutes. They can take the first small step back toward their accustomed plateau, though. "We're just trying to keep the team positive,"...
  • UConn vs. Coppin State: Setting the Scene at XL

    HARTFORD – At the XL Center for the nonconference game between UConn and Coppin State. Both teams are out on the floor, the stands mostly empty as yet, people trickling in. Jim Calhoun is in  his seat, so am I About a half hour to game time, let&...