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  • UConn Shot-Blocker Amida Brimah Named AAC's Top Defender

    UConn Shot-Blocker Amida Brimah Named AAC's Top Defender
    STORRS — UConn's Amida Brimah was voted the American Athletic Conference defensive player of the year in a vote of league coaches. Brimah, who had 101 blocks, averaged 3.4, second to Memphis' Austin Nichols for the league lead and third in NCAA...
  • After Rolling Through AAC, UConn Women Primed For NCAA Run

    After Rolling Through AAC, UConn Women Primed For NCAA Run
    UNCASVILLE — Another great UConn team wrapped up its 20th league tournament championship Monday at the Mohegan Sun Arena by beating South Florida in the title game of the American Athletic Conference. The 84-70 victory, albeit the smallest...
  • No. 11 Seed South Florida vs. No. 6 UConn

    What: American Athletic Conference Tournament Site: XL Center Time: 8 p.m., Thursday TV: ESPNews (Mike Patrick, Len Elmore) Radio: WTIC AM-1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH-AM 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 14-2...
  • UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year

    UConn Wouldn't Be First Champ To Miss NCAAs The Next Year
    As the American Athletic Conference Tournament begins Thursday in Hartford, defending national champion UConn has a simple task. Win four games for the title and secure a berth in the NCAA Tournament. Otherwise, the Huskies figure to be the ninth...
  • 30 Things You Might Not Know About Teams In AAC Tourney

    30 Things You Might Not Know About Teams In AAC Tourney
    The American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament comes to Hartford this week. UConn, seeded sixth among 11 teams, will have to win four games in four days to get the league's automatic NCAA bid. Here are 30 things to know about teams in the...
  • Two UCF basketball players land on American Athletic Conference all-rookie team

    Two UCF basketball players land on American Athletic Conference all-rookie team
    UCF basketball will head to the American Athletic Conference tournament with a few honors under its belt.  Freshman guards Adonys Henriquez and B.J. Taylor were named to the conference All-Rookie Team Tuesday. Taylor led the team in scoring averaging...
  • Moriah Jefferson's Spark Sets The Pace For UConn

    Moriah Jefferson's Spark Sets The Pace For UConn
    UNCASVILLE — It was a rare moment when the UConn women's basketball team was flustered. After a basket by the Huskies, the South Florida Bulls raced up court and scored on a layup by Tamara Taylor to cut UConn's lead to 17 points with 12 minutes,...
  • Ollie: Hopefully We're Tearing Down Nets Sunday

    Ollie: Hopefully We're Tearing Down Nets Sunday
    HARTFORD – It's not just UConn that will be looking for a reboot when the American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament begins this week at the XL Center. "The tournament gives everybody life again," said Central Florida coach Donnie...
  • UConn's Boatright Unanimous All-AAC Pick; Brimah, Hamilton Honored

    UConn's Boatright Unanimous All-AAC Pick; Brimah, Hamilton Honored
    UConn's Ryan Boatright, the leading scorer in the American Athletic Conference, was a unanimous choice for the all-conference team in voting by league coaches. The Huskies' Daniel Hamilton, a unanimous selection for the all-rookie team, was an...
  • 5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Kiah Stokes Finally Enters Huskies Record Book

    5 UConn Women's Lessons Learned: Kiah Stokes Finally Enters Huskies Record Book
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. Here's what we learned after the UConn women's 106-56 win over East Carolina at Mohegan Sun Arena in the American Athletic Conference semifinals on Saturday: 1. Stoked to be in...
  • Kevin Ollie: 'We've Got 4 Games To Win'

      Here are some highlights of Kevin Ollie's interview on the American Athletic Conference coaches' conference call with reporters on Monday. There's more coming on courant.com, and in the Tuesday Courant.   Ollie: “We lost two tough games...