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  • 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...
  • Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah

    Special Night At Gampel For Napier, Giffey, Olander, Kromah
    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...
  • 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...
  • UConn Men Game 3: Start Of The Wowie In Maui

    UConn Men Game 3: Start Of The Wowie In Maui
    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...
  • Jan. 8, 2011: Smith Hoists One Into UConn Lore

    Jan. 8, 2011: Smith Hoists One Into UConn Lore
    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...
  • Jan. 8, 2011: Heave, Ho Huskies. Walker Hits 28-Foot Miracle, 14-Foot OT Winner

    Jan. 8, 2011: Heave, Ho Huskies. Walker Hits 28-Foot Miracle, 14-Foot OT Winner
    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...
  • Feb. 16, 2011: Kemba Casts His Spell. Shreds The Hoyas For Game-High 31 Before Full House

    Feb. 16, 2011: Kemba Casts His Spell. Shreds The Hoyas For Game-High 31 Before Full House
    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...
  • The List: Voters Have Spoken: Kemba Winner Vs. Pitt In A Landslide!

    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-...
  • UConn Men Game 14: Kemba Comes Though In Texas

    UConn Men Game 14: Kemba Comes Though In Texas
    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...
  • UConn Men Game 15: Rolling Over Rutgers

    UConn Men Game 15: Rolling Over Rutgers
    The thrilling victory at Texas was in the rearview. Kemba Walker's game-winner and Roscoe Smith's inexplicable heave were all over ESPN. The Huskies were back in a good place, and back home to face overmatched Rutgers. The last time the Huskies...
  • UConn Men Game 16: A Breeze At DePaul

    UConn Men Game 16: A Breeze At DePaul
    The Huskies came to the Chicago area figuring they could really get their engine running against DePaul, a less talented team content to try to run and press opponents into the ground. The Huskies had won two in a row and were eager to open up their...