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Shabazz Napier

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • That's Why They Call It The Boat Show

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The smiling Huskies huddled on the stage with the NCAA national championship trophy after their 60-54 victory over Kentucky on Monday night. And front and center, Ryan Boatright couldn't keep his hands off the award. Like his...
  • Boatright Hasn't Decided, But Appears To Be Staying At UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Ryan Boatright fielded a number of questions about the NBA on Friday. He wasn't ready to announce a decision, but it sounds as though he is leaning toward coming back for his senior season at UConn. "It's a lifetime dream to get...
  • UConn's Kevin Ollie Continues To Improve The Landscape

    UConn's Kevin Ollie Continues To Improve The Landscape
    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie's mother wanted to get him out of South Central Los Angeles in the summer. And she wanted her son to maintain a relationship with his father, even though they lived 1,200 miles apart. So Dorothy Ollie, an ordained...
  • Huskies Have Been Lights Out At The Line

    UConn is 80-for-92 (87 percent) from the free throw line in four NCAA Tournament games. UConn 89, St Joseph's 81, overtime 18-20, 90 percent 14 in a row in OT Shabazz Napier 8-8 UConn 77, Villanova 65 22-28, 79 percent 20-24 second half Terrance...
  • Kemba, Shabazz, The Shot, The Promised Land

    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the end, it is only a shot. The ball leaves the fingertips. The ball nestles in the net. The buzzer sounds. One team wins. The other team loses. And it's on to the next game. That's what coaches, invested in making sure...
  • Mike D'Antoni is happy to have Jordan Farmar and Steve Nash back

    With just five games remaining in the season, Mike D'Antoni laughed at the fact he finally now has Steve Nash and Jordan Farmar back in the lineup. "You either have them all or none," D'Antoni said Tuesday before the Lakers played the Houston Rockets....
  • Kobe Bryant's pick, Kentucky, will face Connecticut in NCAA final

    The Kentucky Wildcats, eighth seed, advanced to the NCAA tournament's final with a 74-73 win over the No. 2 seed Wisconsin Badgers on an Aaron Harrison game-winning three-pointer with 5.7 seconds left on the clock. Earlier in the day, Coach Kevin Ollie'...
  • Lakers fade in second half of 145-130 loss to Rockets

    The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130. Nash climbed to 10,335,...