| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue.
Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier?
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Friday was decision day at UConn regarding the NBA draft, and the Huskies got some good news and some bad news.
DeAndre Daniels, who played the best basketball of his career during UConn's run to the national championship, decided to leave college on...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:24 PM
CALGARY, Canada — Of course Drew Doughty wants to play.
He always does.
But the Kings' top defenseman is giving way to common sense with three games remaining before the playoffs. That and the advice of the team trainers and medical staff....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:41 AM
LeBron James, who has won the MVP award the last two seasons, thinks the honor should go to Kevin Durant this year.
“I would say he’s the most consistent basketball player as far as the MVP this year, man,” James said Wednesday, via...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 2:46 PM
STORRS — It was one of those meetings that just had to take place, sooner or later. Khalid El-Amin, meet the present-day you at UConn.
"Shabazz Napier doesn't have to be like anybody else," El-Amin said. "He can be himself, and be successful."...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 7:47 PM
STORRS – The NBA season is starting to take shape, identifying its contenders and pretenders. Rip Hamilton wants to play a little more, and garner a little more glory.
"I just want to go to the right team," said Hamilton, who was honored along with...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 3:53 PM
STORRS — A more distinct tone could not be set for a basketball game. UConn's first 11 possessions ended with five missed shots and six turnovers.
"The crowd's supposed to stand up 'til we make our first shot," Ryan Boatright said. "It seemed like...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:24 PM
As the regular season winds down, UConn's opportunities to define — or redefine — itself are dwindling.
"We'll get there," coach Kevin Ollie said after the Huskies' stinging 64-55 loss to Southern Methodist on Sunday. "We do it in spurts, but...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:57 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life.
"I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:01 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Shabazz Napier threw in a couple of crazy shots, and he made a dagger-like three-pointer with 24 seconds left.
This is nothing unusual for Napier, his reputation as a clutch player, a take-over-the-game-down-the-stretch player made...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:30 PM
TAMPA, Fla. – Terrence Samuel has waited patiently for his chance. It came on Wednesday night in Tampa.
"I probably earned myself some more minutes, hopefully," Samuel said.
The point guard from Brooklyn came to UConn with his eyes open, hoping to...