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  • UConn Hangs On To Beat Cincinnati, 58-56

     UConn Hangs On To Beat Cincinnati, 58-56
    MEMPHIS – Locked in yet another defensive struggle with Cincinnati, the Huskies were the team with the tighter grip. Tighter and tighter the Huskies defense played, as they held the top-seeded Bearcats without a point for nearly six minutes, and...
  • Huskies Get A Workout Against Cardinals' Zone

    MEMPHIS — The game had broken down, the Huskies were down by 20, so only so much can be read into it. But it was a good chance for the Huskies to get more work against Louisville's zone defense, with it's pressure and match-up properties. In that...
  • Exhilaration As UConn Learns Its Tournament Destiny

     Exhilaration As UConn Learns Its Tournament Destiny
    STORRS — Even when you know you are going to the NCAA Tournament, the time it takes to learn your assignment can seem like a decade. "I didn't even know what was going on," freshman Amida Brimah said. "This is my first time knowing this is what...
  • Just Part Of The Madness: Phil Martelli Is A UConn Foe And A UConn Best Friend

    Just Part Of The Madness: Phil Martelli Is A UConn Foe And A UConn Best Friend
    STORRS — The first call Geno Auriemma got after he won his first national championship in 1995 wasn't from President Clinton, Governor John Rowland or Jim Calhoun. It was from St. Joseph's coach Phil Martelli. "He was one of the first guys on...
  • UConn Tops Rutgers, 82-71

    UConn Tops Rutgers, 82-71
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Shabazz Napier stepped back and launched a three-point shot from deep, and it hit iron. UConn coach Kevin Ollie, always animated, waved his left hand in disgust. And Napier soon came out for a couple of minutes … just a...
  • Daniels Shows His Toughness After Ankle Injury

    Daniels Shows His Toughness After Ankle Injury
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With 4:11 left in the first half, DeAndre Daniels went up for a defensive rebound, fell over Ryan Boatright and, man, this Saturday night in Jersey looked as if it was going to end up ugly. Worse than a night, this was something...
  • Injury Bug Hits Huskies

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — UConn had been able to stay fairly free of injuries through the season, but it was hit twice this week. Omar Calhoun sprained his left ankle against Temple, and ended up sitting out the game at Rutgers on Saturday night....
  • When In Doubt, Find Shabazz Napier

    When In Doubt, Find Shabazz Napier
    PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers, like many teams before it, had found a way to contain UConn's Shabazz Napier — for a while. "They were running pick-and-rolls and we were able to run another guy at him," coach Eddie Jordan said. "We were able to...
  • UConn Hoping To Avenge Four-Point Loss To Houston

    UConn Hoping To Avenge Four-Point Loss To Houston
    STORRS – UConn has its first rematch game of the season, its first chance to settle a score. Regrettable, but not forgettable — the memories of New Year's Eve in Houston linger. "More energy, more intensity, more attention to details,"...
  • Huskies Avenge Earlier Loss, Rout Cougars

    Huskies Avenge Earlier Loss, Rout Cougars
    STORRS – Houston found out what the Huskies look like when they're angry. And it's a good bet the Cougars don't like them when they're angry. Looking nothing like the flat group that lost at Houston on New Year's Eve, the Huskies came out racing...
  • Daniels Tries To Play, But His Back Spasms Return

    CINCINNATI — Right up until game time, it looked as if DeAndre Daniels would be in the UConn starting lineup. His high right ankle sprain had healed sufficiently for him to take part in the morning shoot-around, and the back spasms he had...
  • Florida's McBride Changed Game Against UConn In A Big Way

    ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida was losing a second time to UConn in men's basketball, so perhaps it made sense to give the game more of a football feel. In came Justin McBride, who would be considered a big in either sport. The 6-foot-10, 315-...