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  • Boatright Misses Practice, Questionable For NIT Opener

    Boatright Misses Practice, Questionable For NIT Opener
    STORRS — Ryan Boatright missed practice Tuesday. He was getting treatment on the painful left shoulder that could keep him out of UConn's NIT game against Arizona State. That left Rodney Purvis to speak for the Huskies, and that's something that...
  • UConn Has One Last Run Before SMU Snuffs Out NCAA Hopes

    UConn Has One Last Run Before SMU Snuffs Out NCAA Hopes
    HARTFORD — His 29 points were long forgotten. Rodney Purvis, like all of his UConn teammates, was curled up by his locker, staring downward, forced to digest the kind of loss that reaches the pit of one's stomach. "I just never want to witness...
  • Purvis Does His Best In UConn Loss To SMU

    Purvis Does His Best In UConn Loss To SMU
    HARTFORD — With the UConn Huskies sputtering in the American Athletic Conference Tournament title game Sunday at the XL Center, Ryan Boatright was showing no signs of lifting his team on his shoulders. SMU was riding a double-digit lead for the...
  • Two Players Not Named Boatright Hit Key Shots In Win

    Two Players Not Named Boatright Hit Key Shots In Win
    HARTFORD — It was an issue that percolated all season and it was unfolding with UConn's NCAA Tournament hopes hanging in the balance. The common theme: Ryan Boatright was the focus of the UConn offense as his teammates were unable to find their...
  • UConn 3-For-3 After Beating Tulsa; SMU Stands In Way Of NCAA Berth

    UConn 3-For-3 After Beating Tulsa; SMU Stands In Way Of NCAA Berth
    HARTFORD — The Huskies have been dancing with elimination all weekend in Hartford, and for much of Saturday afternoon it looked like this was to be the last dance. Shooting poorly, getting outrebounded, relying on Ryan Boatright far too heavily...
  • On The Fly: Let The Madness Begin

    On The Fly: Let The Madness Begin
    Fill in your NCAA Tournament brackets, and good luck to all. The No. 1 seeds are Kentucky in the Midwest, Villanova in the East, Wisconsin in the West and Duke in the South. Sixty-seven teams look to knock out Kentucky (34-0), which beat Arkansas 78-63...
  • No NCAA Joy For Boat, UConn

    No NCAA Joy For Boat, UConn
    HARTFORD — Outside the UConn locker room, down the hall a few yards, the NCAA Tournament brackets were being unveiled on two large flat-screen televisions in the media area of the XL Center. Oh, look, there's Villanova a No. 1 seed. And how...
  • NCAA Shows Lack Of Respect For AAC

    NCAA Shows Lack Of Respect For AAC
    HARTFORD — UConn didn't need to wait around in the XL Center to learn its tournament fate. When the NCAA selection committee choices were announced on Sunday, it was basically another "don't call us, we'll call you," for the American Athletic...
  • UConn Hosts Arizona State In NIT Opener

    UConn Hosts Arizona State In NIT Opener
    HARTFORD — The Huskies will be going to the NIT. It's hardly what they wanted, but it does offer a chance to finish their season on a happy note. "It's UConn. This is Connecticut," Ryan Boatright said, "and no matter what we're playing in or what...
  • Girls' Soccer: CdM's Brown commits to SMU

    Girls' Soccer: CdM's Brown commits to SMU
    Corona del Mar High girls' soccer senior Shelby Brown has committed to Southern Methodist University, CdM Coach Bryan Middleton confirmed Saturday. "Just extremely proud that she continued her pursuit in playing at the next level," Middleton wrote in...
  • Larry Brown Guides SMU To Prominence, Faces UConn In AAC Final

    Larry Brown Guides SMU To Prominence, Faces UConn In AAC Final
    HARTFORD — The last time the SMU Mustangs competed in the NCAA Tournament, Larry Brown was occupying the seventh of what would be his 13 head coaching jobs. Brown was coaching the Los Angeles Clippers in the spring of 1993. He was off to the...