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  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament. "We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
  • UConn Needs Omar Calhoun To Return To Top Form

    TAMPA, Fla. — It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life. "I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday...
  • An Emotional Night For Seniors

    STORRS — One by one they came out for their moment. Accompanied by family, the Huskies' seniors were honored before the game against Rutgers, their last at Gampel Pavilion. "I want to thank my seniors for providing me with loyalty, for providing...
  • AAC Taking Pitches From Potential Hosts For Men's Tournament

    MEMPHIS — The American Athletic Conference is listening to officials from other venues who might want to host the men's basketball tournament. "We have an option to come back to Memphis next year," commissioner Mike Aresco said, "but we've always...
  • Huskies Aren't Complaining About Their No. 7 Seed Now

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – As the NCAA Tournament moves on, it looks as though the No. 7 seed wasn't such a bad thing for UConn. For one thing, had the Huskies been seeded four, five or six, they might have played one of the dangerous 11, 12 or 13 seeds seeds...
  • UCONN MEN'S OUTLOOK March Is Back On The Calendar: Ban Over And Lineup Bolstered, Huskies Again Chasing The Prize

    UCONN MEN'S OUTLOOK<br>March Is Back On The Calendar: Ban Over And Lineup Bolstered, Huskies Again Chasing The Prize
    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...
  • Omar Calhoun Gets In A Groove As UConn Pounds Concordia

    Omar Calhoun Gets In A Groove As UConn Pounds Concordia
    — Two hours after Gampel Pavilion emptied last Wednesday, Omar Calhoun was still around. Still shooting. Still trying to figure things out. "I wasn't happy with how I looked on the court," said Calhoun, who is coming back from offseason surgery on...
  • UConn Defeats Southern 93-65 In Exhibition Season Opener

    STORRS – DeAndre Daniels was talking, Ryan Boatright was hitting open shots and Amida Brimah was batting the ball into the student section, prompting chants of "Am-ee-dah … Am-ee-dah." A new season is nearly here, and the UConn men's...
  • UConn Opens Basketball Season With Narrow Win Over Maryland

    UConn Opens Basketball Season With Narrow Win Over Maryland
    NEW YORK — For most of the night, it was simply glorious. UConn was doing virtually anything it wanted with the ball, coach Kevin Ollie was shuttling in player after player and each one was functioning flawlessly. And when Shabazz Napier made a...
  • Napier's Triple-Double Leads Huskies Over Yale 80-62

    Napier's Triple-Double Leads Huskies Over Yale 80-62
    HARTFORD — Individual goals are not Shabazz Napier's thing, something he reminds interviewers again and again. But there are individual achievements that are emblematic of team play, unselfish play, and those are the ones that do interest the...
  • UConn Defeats Detroit, 101-55

    UConn Defeats Detroit, 101-55
    STORRS — This time, UConn made an easy victory look easy. And by the end of their 101-55 victory over the University of Detroit, the Huskies starters were on the bench, enjoying the finishing of their work, rooting for the walk-ons to score a...
  • DeAndre Daniels Left Open, Takes Advantage As Huskies Win

     DeAndre Daniels Left Open, Takes Advantage As Huskies Win
    STORRS — This wasn't what anyone saw coming. UConn was running away with it. The one player who had been struggling, DeAndre Daniels, had broken out and checked in for the season in a big way. But Boston University didn't get the memo, didn't melt...