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Shabazz Napier

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  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament. "We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
  • No. 5 Louisville wins AAC championship

    No. 5 Louisville wins AAC championship
    If the No. 5 Louisville Cardinals are just getting warmed up, no one is going to want to be in their part of the NCAA bracket. The Cardinals continued their dominating run to win the first American Athletic Conference tournament championship,...
  • NCAA Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn vs. No. 2 Seed Villanova

    NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m. TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...
  • 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...
  • Napier Leads A Category That He Really Shouldn't

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Although Shabazz Napier's achievement — leading UConn in scoring, assists and rebounding — is unique and impressive, it's not ideal. Coach Kevin Ollie is not shy about reminding his big men that rebounding should be...
  • UConn Storms Back, Beats St. Joseph's In Overtime Thriller

     UConn Storms Back, Beats St. Joseph's In Overtime Thriller
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Shabazz Napier's first thoughts are always for his teammates, his team, the final score. And in his performance Thursday night, with its hits, misses and flaws, all of that showed. But when it was over, when UConn had outlasted...
  • St. Joseph's Has Overcome A Lot To Reach Game With UConn

    St. Joseph's Has Overcome A Lot To Reach Game With UConn
    St. Joseph's and UConn, soon to be NCAA opponents, have a few things in common. One of them is a determined group of seniors. "These guys have been driven since last May to leave a mark," coach Phil Martelli said on a conference call. "They've been...
  • Brimah Stepped Up When It Counted

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Amida Brimah had four fouls, but UConn coach Kevin Ollie left him in down the stretch, and it paid off. Brimah made the biggest play of the game for UConn, a put-back off Shabazz Napier's miss and the ensuing foul shot to tie the...
  • 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,...
  • Rex Chapman expects John Calipari to be Kentucky coach next season

    Rex Chapman expects John Calipari to be Kentucky coach next season
    Where will John Calipari be coaching next season?  Will he leave the Kentucky Wildcats to join the Lakers? "I still think Kentucky," said Rex Chapman on "The Dan Patrick Show" on Tuesday. Chapman started a firestorm on Monday, tweeting that Calipari...