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  • Wednesday's local interest college basketball roundup: Smith, Bibbs spark Hokies past Miami of Ohio; W&M women overcome VCU

    MEN: Thanks to a smothering first-half defensive performance and a pair of big nights by their guards, Virginia Tech defeated Miami of Ohio 78-63 Wednesday night in the third-place game of the Cancun Challenge's top division in Mexico. Adam Smith scored...
  • Preivew: Kansas at Kansas State

    SportsDirect Inc. Preivew: Kansas at Kansas State Kansas wraps up the season Saturday trying to snap several long losing streaks during a trip to No. 11 Kansas State. The Wildcats, who are tied atop the Big 12 Conference with Baylor and TCU, have...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: No. 14 VCU men win, as do ODU and CNU women

    After an embarrassing second half in a loss to eventual Legends Classic champion Villanova, the No. 14 VCU Rams were determined to put that behind them the next night. They did. Melvin Johnson scored 19 points and Treveon Graham had 13 to lead the...
  • Ollie Says Huskies Must Learn From Mistakes In Puerto Rico

    Ollie Says Huskies Must Learn From Mistakes In Puerto Rico
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – It seems a long time since the Huskies looked as bad as they did in the first half against West Virginia Sunday night. It really wasn't. One needs only to go back to the end of the regular season in February and March, a...
  • West Virginia 78, UConn 68: Wrapping Things Up From Clemente Coliseum

    SAN JUAN, P.R. – It's real late, but here are some notes, quotes, thoughts from UConn’s first loss of the season ... . This was not a good night for the Huskies. Not that anybody expected them to go undefeated, but it was shocking to see...
  • UConn Falls To West Virginia, 78-68

    UConn Falls To West Virginia, 78-68
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — West Virginia began installing its press defense two days before the season began. "It's still a little random," coach Bob Huggins said. While the Mountaineers are working the bugs out of it, their pressure still bugged the...
  • 5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Vulnerable To The Press

    5 UConn Men's Lessons Learned: Huskies Vulnerable To The Press
    Every game is a learning experience, for those who play and those who watch. In the aftermath of UConn's 78-68 loss to West Virginia on Sunday in the championship game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in San Juan, here's what we learned: 1. Pressure points:...
  • UConn-West Virginia: Former Big East Rivals Meet Again

     UConn-West Virginia: Former Big East Rivals Meet Again
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Bob Huggins likes to say he doesn't look back, that the old country pickup truck doesn't have a rearview mirror. When it comes to playing UConn, that's probably a good philosophy to hold. "I don't miss seeing Jim...
  • UConn Suspends Rakim Lubin, Omar Calhoun

    SAN JUAN, P.R. – UConn suspended four players for the game against West Virginia Sunday ¬†for “violation of team rules.” Freshman Rakim Lubin, junior Omar Calhoun, and walk-ons Dan Guest and Marcel Lewis were suspended. “Their...
  • UConn Notebook: Huskies Heat Up At Free Throw Line

    UConn Notebook: Huskies Heat Up At Free Throw Line
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – UConn's trouble at the free-throw line proved to be a short-term thing. The Huskies, whose proficiency from the line was a signature of their championship run last March, struggled in their first two games. But they made...
  • Huskies Prepare For Physical Match With West Virginia

    SAN JUAN, P.R. – UConn has a date with West Virginia, a former Big East rival, for the championship of the Puerto Rico Tip-off. It should be a pretty good clash, Sunday night on ESPN 2 at 6:30 p.m. UConn’s probably quicker, more athletic,...