| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A steal by Enosch Wolf, a pass ahead to Ryan Boatright, who dished up behind his back to Omar Calhoun for a layup — this was UConn's brand of basketball for much of Friday night.
That basket gave UConn a 32-point lead, and the Huskies were playing...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 7:56 PM
UConn's first Big East game under coach Kevin Ollie had a little of everything — physical play, dramatic shots and not one, but two, Husky comebacks.
And it had an officials' blunder that all could have done without. But all of this figured into...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The home team had grappled back from six points behind to tie the game, and Purcell Pavilion was getting loud. An intimidating scene for most teams, perhaps, but this UConn men's basketball team has shown several times now that it is cut from unusually...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Shabazz Napier was sitting there, large ice pack on his left shoulder, pain of various kinds showing on his face.
"I didn't give enough to my teammates," he said. "As a leader, I should have given more. I always feel like I should be giving 100...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:37 PM
There are games when the stat sheet should be tossed aside. There are games when the stat sheet should be shredded, incinerated as soon as possible.
Once in a career, perhaps, there is a game like this. Kevin Ollie might want to save the stat sheet from...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Shabazz Napier is a player who wants to take the important shots, and on Sunday, no one could blame him.
His teammates were missing three out of every four, so when Napier found open space a few feet behind the three-point arc, he launched them....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:26 PM
— Kevin Ollie seems to be tired of talking about comebacks, especially when the deal is not ultimately closed.
The Huskies staged another one of them on the big stage Wednesday night, coming from 15 points behind to take the lead, but St. John's...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 3:16 PM
– The problem wasn't in starting the game. The Huskies had hit a lull in the middle, up by 13 points and now down seven when Kevin Ollie took a timeout.
"He put it on us," Ryan Boatright said. "He said, 'you know what you've got to do. Suck it up,...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
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The nutshell play came with 5:16 to go. Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston missed a second free throw, but UConn could not find a way to wrest the ball away.
It ended up out on the perimeter, James Bell hit a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:24 PM
One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena.
It was a stretch that, for many...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:39 PM
It may have been DePaul out there, as in near-the-bottom-of-the-Big-East DePaul. But it was still a Big East road game, and they're never easy to add to the collection.
So the UConn men's basketball team had to work for it. In a quick turnaround from...