| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Over the past seven years, Sam Cassell Jr. has attended two high schools (Towson Catholic and St. Frances), one prep school (Notre Dame Prep), one university (Maryland, briefly) and one junior college (Chipola). So for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound combo guard,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In anticipation for Friday's Maryland-Connecticut season opener at the Barclays Center, we traded emails with Dom Amore, who covers UConn men's basketball for the Hartford Courant. (For more of Dom's coverage, check out his blog over at the Courant's...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:20 PM
COLLEGE PARK — It might only be a year since Maryland took the same train ride to New York and bus ride to Brooklyn to play defending championship Kentucky at the Barclays Center.
But a lot has changed for the Terps as they headed up again for...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:34 PM
Connecticut's Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun combined for 43 points — almost as many as the entire UMES team — and the host Huskies stayed unbeaten athome with an 84-50 win Monday in the schools' first meeting in men's basketball in 25 years....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:54 AM
KILLINGWORTH – It hasn't always been easy for Stanley Robinson, but the smile remains. He is surrounded by kids. The thumping sound of the basketball fills his ears.
And his dream is alive.
"I've got to get healthy, stay healthy," Robinson...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:51 AM
As he prepares for the 18th year of the Greater Hartford Pro-Am Summer Basketball Showcase, organizer and founder Peter Higgins is a man in motion.
Higgins is finalizing rosters and schedules, courting players of all levels, and ironing out the final...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The Sports Xchange
Georgia lands former UConn recruit Jackson
Point guard Will "Turtle" Jackson has decommitted from the University of Connecticut to stay closer to home to play for the University of Georgia.
Jackson committed to the national...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Just a week after highly touted point guard Jalen Adams said he will join Kevin Ollie's program, another UConn recruit changed his mind.
Will Jackson, from Athens, Ga., decommitted from UConn and said Monday he will stay home and attend the University of...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:29 PM
The pro-am summer basketball league, once in Hartford and now in Waterbury, offers a lively blend of basketball and on any given night you might just see a bunch of familiar faces and surprise guests.
Last season's championship series: Harte Nissan swept...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:49 PM
STORRS – Wherever he goes, the Cassell brand follows Sam Cassell Jr., a point guard like his father, who played the position for 16 seasons in NBA.
Now the younger Cassell is at UConn, where expectations are high for any player, and he welcomes it...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:19 PM
STORRS — Watching UConn play the past couple of years, one area of need has stood out.
Freshman Rakim Lubin, who began classes this week, envisions himself muscling his way into the Huskies mix.
"Physicality and a lot of rebounding, that'...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:28 PM
CROMWELL — Ben Walsh of Manchester is an intern at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, the final step in completing a one-year Masters program at Georgetown University.
At St. Francis, Walsh's work involves complementary and alternative...