| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Look elsewhere in this newspaper for expert analysis of University of Connecticut basketball star Shabazz Napier's remarkable skill on the court. I hail him for his candor and willingness to speak truth to power last week as he declaimed on the conditions...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:37 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – This is the first time in 35 years the Huskies are playing in the NCAA Tournament without Jim Calhoun on their sideline. But that has not stopped the retired coach from attracting attention.
ESPN reported Friday that "multiple...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:40 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – As the NCAA Tournament moves on, it looks as though the No. 7 seed wasn't such a bad thing for UConn.
For one thing, had the Huskies been seeded four, five or six, they might have played one of the dangerous 11, 12 or 13 seeds seeds...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:57 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Huskies had gotten off to a staggering start, outrebounded, outshot. An intentional foul had already been called, virtually handing Villanova five points.
And now this: Shabazz Napier was called for a charge, his second foul,...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:04 PM
UConn basketball guard Shabazz Napier is graduating this weekend, but he'll be helping people out around Storrs right to the end.
Napier will be appearing Friday night at the UConn Co-Op Book Store, at One Royal Circle in Storrs, to help raise money...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:26 AM
MEMPHIS – The Huskies first task is a big one. Then, should they succeed, comes a bigger one. And then, well, you get the idea.
"To get to where you want to go you've got to face giants, and this is one of those giants you've got to face," Shabazz...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Who said the NCAA can't respond in a timely fashion when it is under savage daily attack and facing several lawsuits that could put college's governing body out of business?
Only days after Connecticut basketball star Shabazz Napier complained that he...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Admit it, office bracketologists, many of you didn't think the University of Connecticut Huskies would go far in the NCAA tournament. And your skepticism was not without reason; most of the time, Goliath beats David.
Well, David just hit the big guy...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:38 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — On the grandest stage of all, the UConn men's basketball team grabbed the spotlight and sent an emphatic message to the rest of the country.
The program left for dead in the wake of conference realignment isn't just alive, it's...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 5:38 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you.
There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 3:52 PM
NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie was taking the first steps down a road very few have traveled with success, the hazard-filled, replacing-the-legend road. There at the start was Tom Izzo, who had done it.
"The thing that sticks out to me," Ollie said. "He...