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Roscoe Smith

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  • FRESHMAN CLASS: Something Old, Something New

    STORRS — Things had rarely looked so bleak in UConn Nation. The Huskies were ousted from one NCAA Tournament and barred from the next, and players were leaving left and right. Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond left for the NBA. Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe...
  • Previewing the 2012 edition of The Sweet 16

    Previewing the 2012 edition of The Sweet 16
    We’re less than two months away from the start of college basketball season, which means that it’s time to begin the second annual Sweet 16. For those who missed it last year, The Sweet 16 is my list of Baltimore’s top college...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • No Guarantees? Kevin Ollie Has Heard That Before

    STORRS — Every time Kevin Ollie drives by the State Armory on Capitol Avenue in Hartford, he is reminded of the long road he has traveled. Through the Continental Basketball Association, the United States Basketball League and 12 NBAstops, he had to...
  • UConn Defeats Kentucky To Reach Title Game

    UConn Defeats Kentucky To Reach Title Game
    Every game in this march toward history isn't going to be fine art. Every opponent isn't going to fall to the breathtaking drives of Kemba Walker or the effortless grace of Jeremy Lamb. So there was UConn down the stretch against Kentucky Saturday night,...
  • UConn Beats Butler For Third National Title

    UConn Beats Butler For Third National Title
    Somewhere along the line, disbelief was met by something that felt like design, and so in the minutes before midnight Monday at Reliant Stadium, Kemba Walker strolled across the court, kicking up streamers that had fallen from high above, and offered...
  • TV ratings down for NCAA championship game, up for overall tournament

     
    Perhaps it was the low score or the lack of suspense for much of the second half. Whatever the reason, TV ratings for Monday's NCAA championship game between Connecticut and Butler were down significantly from a year ago. The Huskies'......
  • Plenty Of Room For The Kids To Play

    Plenty Of Room For The Kids To Play
    UConn has six freshmen and a seventh, 7-foot-1 German center Enosch Wolf, will join the team Dec. 17. The last time the Huskies had so many new faces was in 2006-07. That season, the Huskies had no upperclassmen and seven freshmen (eight newcomers because...
  • A Look At The 2010-11 Huskies

    2 | Donnell Beverly G, 6-4, Sr., Los Angeles Senior captain is recovering from offseason surgery on both hip joints. 25 | Michael Bradley C/F, 6-10, Fr., Chattanooga, Tenn. Unlikely to log heavy minutes. Might even redshirt. 4 | Jamal Coombs-...
  • Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams

    Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams
    In predicted order of finish: Pittsburgh Last season: 25-9, 13-5 Big East. Lost to Xavier in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Coach: Jamie Dixon, eighth season, 188-54 Top players: Junior guard Ashton Gibbs, senior guard Brad Wanamaker,...
  • UConn Avoids Shocker; Defeats Wichita State In Maui Opener

    UConn Avoids Shocker; Defeats Wichita State In Maui Opener
    LAHAINA, Hawaii — Time and again Monday, gracefully and almost effortlessly, Kemba Walker darted through the lane and a host of would-be Wichita State defenders, finding all sorts of ways to pull UConn along in a game that nearly got away so many...