| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program.
Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring.
"I remember Niels...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 11:10 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:09 AM
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...
| Apr 5, 2011
| 10:14 AM
HOUSTON — Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun lost his sister-in-law and college roommate this basketball season. Recruiting violations tarnished his Hall of Fame resume.
His players were his refuge, and Monday night they provided the ultimate comfort:...
| Apr 9, 2011
By his own calculation, UConn associate coach George Blaney had been to 36 Final Fours before 2004. He sat on the board of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. That meant Blaney always had good seats.
That does not mean he didn't want to be...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 9:07 AM
Game 3: UConn 83, Wichita State 79, Maui Invitational first round, Lahaina Civic Center, Nov. 22, 2010
At a press conference on the shores of the Pacific Ocean the day before, Jim Calhoun discussed the potential shortcomings of his team. After Wichita...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:11 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- The game between UConn and Texas Saturday at the Erwin Center featured all sorts of fantastic plays, including Kemba Walker's winning jump shot with 5.1 seconds left in overtime that delivered UConn's 82-81 victory.
It also included...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 10:33 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- This was the kind of game that plays out once every few seasons and leaves people holding their breath, exhaling only in moments of disbelief or exhilaration.
It was two hours of emotional exertion in front of a raucous crowd, incredible...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 10:45 AM
HARTFORD -- Kemba Walker stirred up the XL Center and shook up Georgetown Wednesday night, turning the packed downtown arena into an electric stage for some wonderful playmaking.
More creative as he went, moving assertively around one defender and then...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 1:34 PM
In a landslide, Husky fans have spoken as 2,102 of the 3,450 votes cast for the UConn sports play of the year were for Kemba Walker's game-winning shot against Pitt in the Big East tournament quarterfinals in Madison Square Garden! Dave Teggart's 52-...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:30 AM
This was one of the most entertaining games in recent UConn history, one you had to watch the highlights of time and again to fully wrap your mind around. It also was a very important victory, a strong statement at a time when UConn was, for the first...