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  • UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly

    UConn Wins Ugly ... Very Ugly
    HARTFORD — On a Saturday afternoon when UConn upended No. 11 Cincinnati in a sport we are still trying to identify, there are a few things you should know. The Huskies won 51-45 without scoring a basket in the final 7:39 of what would be the lowest...
  • UConn Throws Last Punches To Beat Cincinnati In Defensive Fight

     UConn Throws Last Punches To Beat Cincinnati In Defensive Fight
    HARTFORD — The Huskies weren't expecting any less, or any more. They knew the kind of game Cincinnati would make it, and they were ready to rumble. "I told them it was going to be 90 percent punches and 10 percent plays," coach Kevin Ollie said...
  • UConn Guts Out A Schedule That Will Only Get More Grueling

     UConn Guts Out A Schedule That Will Only Get More Grueling
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie is demanding. He's an early riser, passionate about his physical fitness, nearly every minute of his day scheduled. Ollie expects the same of his players; when they don't perform well, he'll say it emphatically, and he...
  • Capsule: No. 19 UConn At No. 11 Louisville

    Site: KFC YUM! Center, Louisville, KY. Time: Saturday, 2 p.m. TV: CBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: Louisville, 8-6 Last meeting: Louisville,...
  • Don't Look Ahead: UConn's Hockey Future Starts Right Now

    STORRS — Mike Cavanaugh wanted his UConn hockey team to do things it had never done. That was the motto. He was looking for firsts in the history of the program. First Atlantic Hockey title? Maybe. First trip to the NCAA Tournament? That would be...
  • Notebook: Arena Hopes This Isn't A One-And-Done

    — After lobbying hard for the chance to host women's college basketball in the postseason, the Mohegan Sun Arena isn't about to let it go after one year. Chris Sienko, general manager of the WNBA's Connecticut Sun, reiterated Saturday that the...
  • No Matter Where They Play, The Huskies Will Be Tough To Beat

    No Matter Where They Play, The Huskies Will Be Tough To Beat
    UNCASVILLE — Greatness has no boundaries. Greatness needs no favors. As the UConn women pulled further and further away from an over-matched No. 3 Louisville women's basketball team on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena it grew more and more...
  • AAC Tournament Primer: Focus On Guards, Hall Of Fame Coaches

    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,...
  • Capsule: No. 19 Memphis Vs. No. 21 UConn

    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,...
  • UConn Bringing Underdog Mentality Into AAC Tournament

    UConn Bringing Underdog Mentality Into AAC Tournament
    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...
  • Huskies Count Out The Tigers ... Eins, Zwei, Drei

    Huskies Count Out The Tigers ... Eins, Zwei, Drei
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — There will be no more Saturday nights in March, magical nights at the corner of 33rd Street and Eighth Avenue and the intersection of Ewing and Kemba. For UConn, Syracuse and some other elite basketball schools, there will be no...
  • An Annual All-Connecticut Tournament To Replace The UConn Hockey Classic? Maybe ...

    The UConn Hockey Classic began Sunday with a pair of games at the XL Center. Quinnipiac and UMass skated to a 2-2 tie and Quinnipiac advanced to Monday’s championship in a shootout. Sacred Heart defeated UConn 3-0. The Monday matchups are UConn-...