| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:15 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Out of the mouths of Bruin babes.
UCLA freshmen Zach LaVine and Bryce Alford decompressed in the locker room, a long day of chasing without reward over. LaVine looked up at Alford and said, "Man, no more games. No practice...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:00 PM
A look at the NCAA tournament regional finals on Saturday.
at Honda Center, Anaheim
NO. 1 ARIZONA (33-4) VS. NO. 2 WISCONSIN (29-7)
WHEN: 5:49 p.m. PDT. TV: TBS.
Wisconsin put on a clinic in basketball fundamentals in Thursday's...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 7:50 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – UF point guard Scottie Wilbekin headed to the free-throw line with a knowing smile on his face, sharing a quick chest bump along the way with Casey Prather.
There were still 37 seconds to go in Saturday’s matchup with the...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In this column that appeared in The Courant on March 16, 2014 - after UConn's loss to Louisville in the AAC tournament final - columnist Jeff Jacobs went out on a limb. Read on!
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The basketball ended up in Montrezl Harrell's...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
LOUISVILLE — There's very little about the American Athletic Conference that is conventional. The strange amalgam of ex-Big East, ex-Conference USA, ex-Atlantic 10 schools going one way, with ACC- and Big Ten-bound schools crossing paths for one...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:46 PM
MEMPHIS — Shabazz Napier isn't coming to Memphis to pick up individual honors, he did not stay four years at UConn for that.
"I don't care," he said, laughing, when asked about the American Athletic Conference awards. "I'm not into individual...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 2:55 PM
MEMPHIS — The first American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament is here, and it caps an inaugural season of celebration. The emerging league prominently featured terrific guards and coaches.
"There was a lot of talk about what it was,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:55 PM
MEMPHIS — Shabazz Napier got the news Sunday and remained coy. He didn't even tell his mother.
But he knew, and his UConn coaches and teammates knew, affirming what they believed all along: Napier was the American Athletic Conference player of...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 9:26 AM
MEMPHIS – The Huskies first task is a big one. Then, should they succeed, comes a bigger one. And then, well, you get the idea.
"To get to where you want to go you've got to face giants, and this is one of those giants you've got to face," Shabazz...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Site: FedEx Forum
Time: Thursday, about 9 p.m.
TV: ESPNU (Dave O'Brien, Doris Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 2-1
Last meeting: UConn, 86-81 (OT) at XL Center,...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:28 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The shooting slump, the offensive funk that had gripped the Huskies for several weeks disappeared Thursday night.
The Huskies found the right opponent, the right building and the right time to get out of their own way, to pass...