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  • Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke

    Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke
    STORRS – Niels Giffey, about to bookend his UConn career with trips to the Final Four, considered one championship run as a freshman and the final step toward another as a senior. When UConn arrived in Houston in 2011, Giffey was at the tail end...
  • Matter Of Perception: Can Huge Stadium Affect Shooter's Eye?

    Matter Of Perception: Can Huge Stadium Affect Shooter's Eye?
    ARLINGTON, Texas – The doors to AT&T Stadium opened to reporters at 9 a.m. on Thursday and the first sounds that could be heard were Kevin Ollie's voice, reverberating throughout the cavernous arena. From the distant concourse, UConn players and...
  • Huskies Have Been Lights Out At The Line

    UConn is 80-for-92 (87 percent) from the free throw line in four NCAA Tournament games. UConn 89, St Joseph's 81, overtime 18-20, 90 percent 14 in a row in OT Shabazz Napier 8-8 UConn 77, Villanova 65 22-28, 79 percent 20-24 second half Terrance...
  • Lacrosse roundup: No. 4 Denver men escape Villanova, 9-8, in overtime

    Jeremy Noble scored with 39 seconds left in overtime for a 9-8 win for No. 4 Denver (9-2, 3-0 Big East) after host Villanova (4-6, 2-1) tied the game with two late goals in regulation Friday night. State men Washington College 16, Muhlenberg 2: Jim...
  • Florida's Donovan Knows There Is More To UConn Than Napier

    Florida's Donovan Knows There Is More To UConn Than  Napier
    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the national perception, UConn begins with Shabazz Napier, and ends with Shabazz Napier. And in between, well, there's a whole lot of Shabazz Napier. But those with the task of beating the Huskies know differently. "Shabazz...
  • Roundup: No. 8 Virginia men outlast Mount, 14-6

    Host Mount St. Mary's pulled to within four goals of No. 8 Virginia, but a 4-0 run in the fourth quarter by the undefeated Cavaliers sealed a 14-6 win Tuesday. Mark Cockerton had a career-high and game-high seven goals for Virginia (4-0). Mike Fields...
  • Mason transfer Arledge eager for ODU opportunity

    Old Dominion’s newest basketball player took advantage of the NCAA rule that allows players who graduate from one school to transfer to another and to play without sitting out a season. “I wanted something new,” Jonathan Arledge said...
  • Lacrosse roundup: Johns Hopkins women upset No. 7 Loyola, 6-5

    No. 20 Johns Hopkins scored just one goal in the second half, but it turned out to be the game-winner in a 6-5 upset of No. 7 Loyola Maryland on Wednesday night in the first-ever Lacrosse Coaches vs. Cancer game. The host Blue Jays (4-0) get their first...
  • UConn Throws Last Punches To Beat Cincinnati In Defensive Fight

     UConn Throws Last Punches To Beat Cincinnati In Defensive Fight
    HARTFORD — The Huskies weren't expecting any less, or any more. They knew the kind of game Cincinnati would make it, and they were ready to rumble. "I told them it was going to be 90 percent punches and 10 percent plays," coach Kevin Ollie said...
  • Baltimore native Davon Usher has Delaware eyeing CAA title

    Baltimore native Davon Usher has Delaware eyeing CAA title
    NEWARK, Del. — Delaware was down by 20 points with under 9 minutes left and the fans were beginning to empty from Bob Carpenter Center, which was nothing new to the Blue Hens' men's basketball program. The student section stuck around longer than...
  • With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started

    With Mom's Support, Napier Finishes What He Started
    STORRS — She had done her best to remain composed during the pregame senior night ceremony. She had hugged Kevin Ollie tight and hugged Jim Calhoun just as tight. Afterward, after UConn had outlasted Rutgers, she stood there laughing as she posed...