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  • The Stan Simpson Show: End Of The Big East, UConn Men, UConn Women

    Stan talks with Hartford Courant sportswriter John Altavilla and WTIC AM sportscaster Scott Gray about the implosion of the Big East, and what the future holds for the UConn Huskies. For photos from The Stan Simpson show go to https://www.facebook.com/...
  • Duke's Jahlil Okafor Poses A Huge Problem For UConn

    Duke's Jahlil Okafor Poses A Huge Problem For UConn
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jahlil Okafor was in the middle of a historic night. By halftime against Elon, he already had a double-double. "My teammates were in my ear, telling me they wanted me to be dominating," Okafor said after Duke's victory...
  • Still No Word From Edwards, But Huskies Not Surprised By Exit

    Still No Word From Edwards, But Huskies Not Surprised By Exit
    Geno Auriemma said Wednesday he was not surprised with the decision of freshman Sadie Edwards to transfer following UConn's win over Notre Dame on Dec. 6. "It didn't work," Auriemma said. Edwards, who began her high school career helping lead Mercy-...
  • UConn-Duke: A Storied Nine-Game History

    UConn-Duke: A Storied Nine-Game History
    UConn and Duke have played nine times. It began 50 years ago as a mismatch of basketball bluebloods vs. blue collar. Over the decades, things changed, the court leveled and scrappy UConn teams began winning their share. They don't play often enough to...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Jim Abromaitis, Mike Gminski, And The 1976 Game

    UConn Men's Insider: Jim Abromaitis, Mike Gminski, And The 1976 Game
    Jim Abromaitis doesn't recall the hype when he and the Huskies played Duke at Madison Square Garden Dec. 14, 1976. There was no Big East, no real UConn-Duke rivalry as yet. No Christian Laettner or Jim Calhoun. For him, there was significance in...
  • Kevin Ollie: "A Great Opportunity, and I Want Our Guys to Seize It" ... Notes, Quotes From UConn Practice

        STORRS – UConn-vs.Duke, wall-to-wall. It doesn’t happen every year, so when it does, it’s big. Thursday night is no exception. Tons of content up on courant.com now, with more to come, on the great history and the current...
  • Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke

    Can't-Miss Field Goals? Brimah Streak On Line Vs. Duke
    STORRS — The name Jahlil Okafor jumps off the page and into every UConn fan's cereal bowl this week. But what about Ray Voelkel and Torian Oglesby? Amida Brimah never heard of them. Of course, when UConn beat Duke for the NCAA title in 1999 and...
  • UConn Meets No. 2 Duke; Huskies In Search Of Signature Win

    UConn Meets No. 2 Duke; Huskies In Search Of Signature Win
    STORRS — UConn got its offense in gear against Coppin State, but the Huskies left a few loose ends that must be tightened quickly with the second-ranked Duke Blue Devils up next. "They run off a lot of turnovers," coach Kevin Ollie said after...
  • At Calhoun's Food Drive, Talk Shifts To UConn Rivalry Vs. Duke

    At Calhoun's Food Drive, Talk Shifts To UConn Rivalry Vs. Duke
    HARTFORD — UConn players won't need to comb through old files or microfilm to know what is ahead of them. All around the Huskies are people who know what it means when the opponent is Duke. "Being around, knowing the game is coming up, talking...
  • Top 14 from '14: The Year in Sports

    The Sports Xchange Top 14 from '14: The Year in Sports The year in sports brought many memories, including special firsts, a dynasty debate the return of a king and a coup of an NBA owner. The Sports Xchange tapped the correspondents who brought the...
  • UConn Women's Insider: Auriemma Turns To WNBA For Olympic Staff Member

    UConn Women's Insider: Auriemma Turns To WNBA For Olympic Staff Member
    Geno Auriemma is not the only women's basketball coach to celebrate multiple championships over the past four years by shaking President Obama's hand. Cheryl Reeve, coach of the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx, has done it twice after winning the 2011 and 2013...