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  • Hartley Shows Some Of Her Old Form With 21 Points In 97-25 Win Over Oakland

    Hartley Shows Some Of Her Old Form With 21 Points In 97-25 Win Over Oakland
    The UConn women understand there's just one thing they can control, no matter how famous the program is or how willing their coach is to speak his mind about the state of the Big East. And that is how they play, and how that performance may help enhance...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • Rangers Assign Eight Players To Whale

    The NHL lockout is looming, so teams are getting their AHL rosters set. On Friday, the Rangers assigned eight players to the Whale: Kris Newbury, Chad Kolarik, Tommy Grant, Brandon Segal, Michael Haley, Mike Vernace, Logan Pyatt and Sean Collins. Players...
  • UConn Puts In Full Effort In 100-62 Win Over UMass Lowell

    — For UConn, on many levels, this was more like it. "That's the way it's supposed to play out," said Ryan Boatright, after scoring 22 points in the Huskies' 100-62 victory over UMass Lowell on Sunday in their second and final exhibition game. "We'...
  • UConn Struggles To Get Past New Hampshire, 61-53

    UConn Struggles To Get Past New Hampshire, 61-53
    The Huskies stayed a step ahead of their competition — but just a step ahead. Like a runner in a road race who wanted company, rather than a great finishing time, they never did pull away from New Hampshire. "Whatever the competition is, that's...
  • UConn Tops Maryland Eastern Shore, 84-50

    UConn Tops Maryland Eastern Shore, 84-50
    Omar Calhoun's season had hit a snag, not unusual for a freshman. There was only one way out of it. "I got back into the gym every night," said Calhoun, who established a career high with 22 points in UConn's 84-50 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore at...
  • Huskies Take Advantage Of Points Off Turnovers To Beat Fordham, 88-73

    Huskies Take Advantage Of Points Off Turnovers To Beat Fordham, 88-73
    A steal by Enosch Wolf, a pass ahead to Ryan Boatright, who dished up behind his back to Omar Calhoun for a layup — this was UConn's brand of basketball for much of Friday night. That basket gave UConn a 32-point lead, and the Huskies were playing...
  • UConn Men Upset Notre Dame, 65-58

    UConn Men Upset Notre Dame, 65-58
    The home team had grappled back from six points behind to tie the game, and Purcell Pavilion was getting loud. An intimidating scene for most teams, perhaps, but this UConn men's basketball team has shown several times now that it is cut from unusually...
  • Louisville Shows Why It's No. 1, Dominating UConn In Second Half

    Louisville Shows Why It's No. 1, Dominating UConn In Second Half
    Shabazz Napier was sitting there, large ice pack on his left shoulder, pain of various kinds showing on his face. "I didn't give enough to my teammates," he said. "As a leader, I should have given more. I always feel like I should be giving 100...
  • Healthy Shabazz Wills UConn To Win

    Healthy Shabazz Wills UConn To Win
    – UConn had survived a frustrating shooting slump, had absorbed its opponents' run and regained the lead. Shabazz Napier with the ball … open. He hits his three, then the next time down the floor, he takes a pass from Ryan Boatright and...
  • Villanova Tops UConn, 70-61

    Villanova Tops UConn, 70-61
    Visit courant.com/ucnova for more photos. The nutshell play came with 5:16 to go. Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston missed a second free throw, but UConn could not find a way to wrest the ball away. It ended up out on the perimeter, James Bell hit a...
  • UConn Men Overcome Second-Half Slump, Win In OT

    UConn Men Overcome Second-Half Slump, Win In OT
    One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena. It was a stretch that, for many...