| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:08 PM
STORRS — Jim Calhoun remembers meeting Niels Giffey at Gampel Pavilion in the spring of 2012, disquieting days for the UConn basketball program.
Players were leaving for the NBA, which was one thing. Others were transferring.
"I remember Niels...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:48 PM
This was not a bad week for the national reputation of our state university. This was a horrible week.
Can you imagine sitting in St. Louis, San Antonio or San Francisco and reading how seven students, present and former, filed a federal discrimination...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:17 PM
The season started with the knowledge the Huskies could not make the postseason, but that didn't slow them in Kevin Ollie's first season. They reached 20 wins, primarily because of guts and resilience.
Nov. 9: UConn 66, Michigan State 62
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:47 PM
STORRS — A year ago, UConn had to master the art of playing with nothing to lose. While the Huskies had their shortcomings, lack of motivation — a sense of playing as if it didn't really matter because they were ineligible for the postseason...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The first time he was a college kid on spring break acting like a stupid college kid on spring break. The second time it is more.
After examining the available facts surrounding Tyler Olander's second arrest in six months last Saturday night, it's...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A day after the Boston Marathon bombings, Shabazz Napier was looking into a WTNH camera and talking eloquently, soulfully about the pain of his hometown. It was then that Napier paused for a moment and said, "I always tell my close friends that the one...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:11 AM
Last season: 30-10, 10-8
Coach: Rick Pitino
Top Players: Peyton Siva, Chane Behanan, Gorgui Dieng
Keep an eye on: Luke Hancock
The skinny: The Cardinals had their ups and downs, losing to Providence by 31 points in midseason, but came on...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:09 AM
STORRS — Things had rarely looked so bleak in UConn Nation. The Huskies were ousted from one NCAA Tournament and barred from the next, and players were leaving left and right. Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond left for the NBA. Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:11 PM
HARTFORD — The last word was loud. The last word was emphatic. The last word had the devastating effect, elicited that unmistakably sullen silence that makes the last word so satisfying.
And in this storied, intense and always emotional college...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:52 PM
UConn junior forward Tyler Olander was arrested and charged with trespassing Thursday and spent some time in a Bay County, Fla., jail.
The Bay County Sheriff's office confirmed Thursday night that Olander was released on his own recognizance....
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Armed Forces Classic college basketball game between Connecticut and Michigan State from Ramstein Air Base in Germany airs Nov. 9 on ESPN. RELATED: Carrier Classic 2012 on NBC Sports Network ESPN celebrates Veterans’ Week Nov. 7-11 with Salute to...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Before Kevin Ollie walked out onto Gampel Pavilion, George Blaney handed him a little note that said, "Enjoy it."
Ollie took his time. He walked out slowly, his staff behind him to a warm round of cheers.
"I don't know if I enjoyed it," he said. "When...