| May 2, 2014
| 8:26 PM
With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation.
Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told The Courant on Friday.
A source close to...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
UCLA’s basketball team won the Pac-12 Conference regular-season championship last season and Coach Ben Howland was fired. With two games left in this conference regular season, the Bruins already know they will not repeat as champions, yet all is...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Although Shabazz Napier's achievement — leading UConn in scoring, assists and rebounding — is unique and impressive, it's not ideal.
Coach Kevin Ollie is not shy about reminding his big men that rebounding should be...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 PM
SEATTLE -- The trip that means little to UCLA's immediate future was full of postcard moments Thursday.
Jordan Adams had a career night. Freshman Zach LaVine had a triumphant, and chatty, return. Athletic Director Dan Guerrero even dropped by the locker...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 6:21 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person.
Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:10 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. -- UCLA players might want to write this down.
Game time is 8 p.m. on Saturday.
The reason for the reminder is that the Bruins need a wakeup call most nights. They have trailed at halftime in seven of their last 10 games, including...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:22 PM
UCLA Coach Steve Alford knows all too well how little a team's seeding can mean.
The Bruins go into the NCAA tournament as a fourth-seeded team and open in San Diego against 13th-seeded Tulsa Friday in Viejas Arena.
"To be one top of the four seeded...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Kevon Seymour finished the 2013 season in style.
The USC cornerback was selected defensive player of the game in the Las Vegas Bowl after deflecting a pass and making seven tackles in the Trojans' rout of Fresno State.
The 6-foot, 175-pound junior...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Where: Friel Court, Pullman, Wash.
On the air: TV: ESPNU; Radio: 710
Records: USC 10-19, 1-15 in Pac-12; Washington State 9-19, 2-14.
Update: It's been a long season, but the Trojans have something to play for against the Cougars. A USC...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:04 PM
USC AT WASHINGTON
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Alaska Airlines Arena, Seattle.
On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 710.
Records: USC 11-19, 2-15 Pac-12; Washington 16-14, 8-9.
Update: USC hopes to finish the regular season with momentum heading...