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Shabazz Napier

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  • Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here

    Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an outsider. Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an insider. And sometimes, well, sometimes the message from within is so good that it can even overcome our flinty New England skepticism....
  • Final Fours: Stairway To Husky Heaven

    In 2004, something happened in Division I college basketball that had never happened before. The women's and men's teams from the same school — that would be UConn — won their respective NCAA National Championships. People said it would...
  • Band Of Brothers: Shabazz Has Same Swagger As Kemba, Taliek

    Band Of Brothers: Shabazz Has Same Swagger As Kemba, Taliek
    The mere mention of the name brings a smile to Shabazz Napier's face. Kemba Walker, he says, is his big brother and basketball mentor. During their lone season as teammates at UConn, Napier shadowed Walker and took mental notes on an array of subjects,...
  • Omar Calhoun, Tyler Olander Still Making Big Contributions

    STORRS – Tyler Olander started the last national championship game in which UConn participated. He did it as a freshman in 2011. Omar Calhoun, a highly rated recruit from New York, started the first 41 games of his career at UConn and averaged 10...
  • Shabazz Napier follows Kemba Walker in Connecticut's great lineage

    The mere mention of the name brings a smile to Shabazz Napier's face. Kemba Walker, he says, is his big brother and basketball mentor. During their lone season as teammates at Connecticut, Napier shadowed Walker and took mental notes on an array of...
  • UConn-Florida: The Last Time They Met

    UConn and Florida met Dec. 2 at Gampel Pavilion, the Huskies winning 65-64 at the buzzer. The Final 1:18 1:18 — Patric Young makes a jump shot and free throw (Tyler Olander foul), 62-59 Florida 1:03 — Missed three-point shot by Shabazz...
  • Diaco Knows UConn Football Needs To Play Catch-Up

    Diaco Knows UConn Football Needs To Play Catch-Up
    STORRS — UConn coach Bob Diaco will tell you he leads a life of insulation most of the time. He's a football coach, so that's kind of the norm. So it shouldn't be all that surprising that criticism of his team or the program isn't high on his...
  • Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke

    Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke
    STORRS – Niels Giffey, about to bookend his UConn career with trips to the Final Four, considered one championship run as a freshman and the final step toward another as a senior. When UConn arrived in Houston in 2011, Giffey was at the tail end...
  • Florida's Donovan Counting On Wilbekin To Slow Shabazz

    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the second game of their season, the Florida Gators traveled to Madison, Wisc., to face the nationally ranked Badgers. The Gators, then ranked 11th in the country, lost to No. 20 Wisconsin. A few weeks later, Florida's journey...
  • 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...
  • UCF coach Donnie Jones talks UConn, Florida in Final Four

    UCF coach Donnie Jones talks UConn, Florida in Final Four
    UCF coach Donnie Jones sat down earlier this week to look back on the 2013-14 season and look forward to what the Knights need to do ahead of their second season in the American Athletic Conference. But Jones also has a unique perspective on the UConn-...