National Invitation Tournament

UConn Has Chance To Rectify Its Rough History With SMU

UConn Has Chance To Rectify Its Rough History With SMU

UConn's loss at Houston Wednesday was undeniably costly – and devastating. Just when The Huskies seemed to be getting somewhere, they were knocked back to the bottom.

But no sense of finality has set in. They try one more time to leave the past behind and climb again.

"Why would the will change?" coach Kevin Ollie said. "We've been like that the whole year. Why would it change? I worry about how our team is playing, how we're staying connected, and I think we can beat any team on our schedule. I really believe that. But we've got to play the right way."

That belief will be tested Saturday, when the Huskies play 17th-ranked Southern Methodist at...

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