| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — One day after the city drew more than 200,000 for the UConn dual championship celebration, Hartford scored another college basketball triumph.
The American Athletic Conference announced Monday it will play its men's basketball...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:52 PM
The return of the NCAA Tournament to Madison Square Garden after 53 years figured to make for a hot, expensive ticket. But UConn's inclusion in the Sweet 16 seems to have helped drive prices through the Garden roof.
The Huskies, seeded seventh, took...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 6:22 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Florida defeated UCLA in the 2011 NCAA tournament, eliminating the Bruins in the second round.
Still, it was a Sweet 16 moment for current UCLA freshman guard Bryce Alford — his birthday was a couple of months earlier....
| 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...