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  • UConn's Shabazz Napier, Amida Brimah Honored By AAC

    MEMPHIS — Shabazz Napier isn't coming to Memphis to pick up individual honors, he did not stay four years at UConn for that. "I don't care," he said, laughing, when asked about the American Athletic Conference awards. "I'm not into individual...
  • TV Review: 'Requiem for the Big East,' 'Summer Dreams'

    Two basketball documentaries air this weekend in advance of the NCAA tournament, with one earning championship honors and the other settling for the old college try. ESPN seldom connects the dots as well in examining sports' role in society -- or the...
  • AAC Notes: Different Worlds For Rick Pitino, Larry Brown

    MEMPHIS – For one Hall of Fame coach it was business as usual, maybe a little better. For the other it was a harsh dose of reality. Rick Pitino and Louisville advance. Larry Brown and Southern Methodist go home and wait. "I kind of had it in my...
  • Huskies Get A Workout Against Cardinals' Zone

    MEMPHIS — The game had broken down, the Huskies were down by 20, so only so much can be read into it. But it was a good chance for the Huskies to get more work against Louisville's zone defense, with it's pressure and match-up properties. In that...
  • Louisville Too Much For UConn

     Louisville Too Much For UConn
    MEMPHIS — Louisville took home the trophies the Huskies had been eyeballing, and there is no substitute for that. UConn brought back items less tangible — confidence, self-esteem, things that seemed lost a week ago. The Huskies, now, can...
  • Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC

    Zero Respect: NCAA Shows What It Thinks Of AAC
    STORRS — The last time the UConn basketball team missed the NCAA Tournament in successive years was 1988-1989. Bill Clinton was still governor of Arkansas. The Red Sox were still cursed. And the "Lethal Weapon" sequels had only reached 2, on their...
  • NCAA Women's Tourney Overview: Can Anybody Knock Off UConn?

    Like most selection days in NCAA women's basketball, the focus from around the country was fixed on Storrs. Unbeaten UConn, the No. 1 team in the country, will begin its title defense at home before journeying to Lincoln, Neb. Around the country,...
  • NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner

    NCAA brackets: Scribble-drive helps get to a winner
    The NCAA tournament starts Tuesday in Dayton and ends on a Monday near Dallas. Among the 68 teams, none from Indiana made it, but one from North Dakota did. The race is on to reach four regional hubs: Anaheim, Indianapolis, Memphis and New York. Will your...
  • UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly

    UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly
    HARTFORD — On a Saturday afternoon when UConn upended No. 11 Cincinnati in a sport we are still trying to identify, there are a few things you should know. The Huskies won 51-45 without scoring a basket in the final 7:39 of what would be the lowest...
  • Capsule: No. 19 UConn At No. 11 Louisville

    Site: KFC YUM! Center, Louisville, KY. Time: Saturday, 2 p.m. TV: CBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: Louisville, 8-6 Last meeting: Louisville,...
  • Louisville's Russ Smith Got His Seasoning In Northwest Connecticut

    Louisville's Russ Smith Got His Seasoning In Northwest Connecticut
    LOUISVILLE — Before he was driving Rick Pitino crazy, before he was a national champion, before he was "Russ-diculous," Russ Smith was up in Connecticut's Northwest hills grappling with math, trying to get noticed. "You could never tell if he...