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  • Despite UConn Success In Landing Transfers, Jim Calhoun No Fan Of Rule

    Despite UConn Success In Landing Transfers, Jim Calhoun No Fan Of Rule
    SOUTHINGTON – Jim Calhoun acknowledges that the landscape has changed, even in the handful of seasons that he has been out of coaching. "If I'm sitting in that seat today, and I'm thinking I've got to fill some roster spots, I've got to fill them,...
  • On The Fly: Four To Be Honored At Gold Key Dinner

    Former pro hockey player Craig Janney, former Killingly High and Providence basketball standout Tracy Lis, former Derby High and Yale running back John Pagliaro and longtime FCIAC official John Kuczo will receive Gold Keys at the 74th Gold Key dinner...
  • On The Fly: Coaches, Former Players Attend Service For Dean Smith

    On The Fly: Coaches, Former Players Attend Service For Dean Smith
    Roy Williams, Mike Krzyzewski, John Thompson, Jerry Stackhouse and Brad Daugherty were among the friends, family and former players at a private service for North Carolina coaching legend Dean Smith, who died Saturday at 83. ... Jerry Tarkanian, who...
  • Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'

    Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'
    As a young coach at Northeastern, Jim Calhoun was always looking for the best college basketball minds. In the early 1970s, he made a trip to Chapel Hill, N.C. "I had studied Dean Smith like crazy," Calhoun recalled, looking back on his career in 2012....
  • On The Fly: Jim Harbaugh Hired At Michigan

    On The Fly: Jim Harbaugh Hired At Michigan
    Michigan made the statement it needed to, hiring Jim Harbaugh as coach. The Wolverines get someone who played for them, had a long NFL career as a player and has won as a coach at the college and NFL levels. There has been a lot of bad news associated...
  • Shabazz Napier Struggles With Shot In Third Summer League Game

    Shabazz Napier Struggles With Shot In Third Summer League Game
    Shabazz Napier struggled to find his shot for the second time in three NBA Summer League games as his Miami Heat lost to the Detroit Pistons, 80-78, on Tuesday night. The former UConn star and first-round pick of the Heat was just 3-for-11 - missing all...
  • Boatright Hasn't Decided, But Appears To Be Staying At UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Ryan Boatright fielded a number of questions about the NBA on Friday. He wasn't ready to announce a decision, but it sounds as though he is leaning toward coming back for his senior season at UConn. "It's a lifetime dream to get...
  • Walbrook's Roscoe Smith won a title with UConn, but not this one

    Walbrook's Roscoe Smith won a title with UConn, but not this one
    As members of the national champion Connecticut men's basketball team took turns cutting down the nets at AT&T Stadium late Monday night, missing from the long line of scissor-wielding champs was a former Baltimore basketball star. Roscoe Smith, who...
  • Hoiberg: UConn Better Than Team Iowa State Beat In 2012

    Hoiberg: UConn Better Than Team Iowa State Beat In 2012
    Two years ago, UConn's season came crashing to an end in an NCAA Tournament game against Iowa State. Much was different then. UConn was the defending national champion and Iowa State was relatively unknown on the national stage. The game was in...
  • Sophomore Struggles Helped Transform Shabazz

    — UConn senior Shabazz Napier took a moment Saturday to reflect on the disappointing sophomore season that is a part of who he is now. "My sophomore season, we had one of the best teams in the country," he said on the eve of the Huskies' Elite...
  • Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out

    Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The foundation was shaking under the UConn basketball program and players were fleeing. Facing a postseason ban because it failed to meet NCAA academic standards, UConn saw Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe Smith, and Michael Bradley...