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  • Louisville Gives UConn No Shot In 81-48 Rout

     Louisville Gives UConn No Shot In 81-48 Rout
    — As the final minutes wound down, Kevin Ollie could only watch as the other team dunked backward, hung on the rim and hit wide-open shots from the perimeter. Ollie, as engaged in coaching and energetic as any man could be, could only sit with...
  • Coin Toss Gives Bearcats Top Rung In AAC Tournament

    LOUISVILLE — There's very little about the American Athletic Conference that is conventional. The strange amalgam of ex-Big East, ex-Conference USA, ex-Atlantic 10 schools going one way, with ACC- and Big Ten-bound schools crossing paths for one...
  • Huskies About To Show If They're Ready For March

    Huskies About To Show If They're Ready For March
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For the past couple of years, UConn has played with nothing — or very little — to lose. Following their 33-point humiliation at the hands of national champ Louisville, it should be noted the Huskies have been largely...
  • Napier, Kilpatrick, Smith Vie For AAC Player Of Year

    Napier, Kilpatrick, Smith Vie For AAC Player Of Year
    STORRS – From Day One, it was clear the American Athletic Conference would be a guard-dominated league. Though some young big men emerged, the league's inaugural player of the year race comes down to three backcourt stars. UConn's Shabazz Napier,...
  • 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...
  • AAC Tournament Primer: Focus On Guards, Hall Of Fame Coaches

    MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches. "There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
  • 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...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Tech among ACC's highest-paid basketball staffs

    Teel Time: U.Va., Tech among ACC's highest-paid basketball staffs
    After Virginia won the ACC regular-season and tournament basketball championships, and reached the NCAA Sweet 16, the school bumped the salaries of Tony Bennett’s assistant coaches 25 percent to $784,800. When Virginia Tech introduced Buzz...
  • John Calipari, Kentucky sign $52.5-million contract extension

    John Calipari, Kentucky sign $52.5-million contract extension
    Unlike many of his one-and-done freshmen, Kentucky Coach John Calipari isn’t going anywhere for a long time, signing a seven-year, $52.5-million contract extension Thursday with the university. Under the contract that runs through the 2020-21...
  • Sources: Kevin Ollie, UConn Closing In On Deal Near $3 Million

    Sources: Kevin Ollie, UConn Closing In On Deal Near $3 Million
    The NBA can wait. Kevin Ollie is staying at UConn. Ollie, who led the Huskies to the national championship in his second season as men's basketball coach, and UConn are putting the finishing touches on a new contract that will more than double his...