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Shabazz Napier

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  • UConn Men Embrace Dance Move, The Three-Sweep

    UConn Men Embrace Dance Move, The Three-Sweep
    STORRS — UConn freshman Terrence Samuel created the latest craze taking over Husky Nation, and on Tuesday before leaving for the Final Four, he finally gave it a name — the Three-Sweep. By now, nearly has everyone has seen it: UConn nails a...
  • Huskies Hope Final Four Experience Helps Them Settle Down

    STORRS – The Final Four is a new, eye-opening experience for most teams. "The event of the Final Four is almost like the Super Bowl," Florida coach Billy Donovan said this week. "The players just need to understand what they're walking into. When...
  • Everything's Big In Texas, Including Ollie's Foresight

    Everything's Big In Texas, Including Ollie's Foresight
    STORRS – UConn players were filing off the bus at AT&T Stadium on Jan 2. There was no game that day, but yet another bus ride in what seems like an endless stream of bus rides. "Everybody took it as, why are we doing this?" DeAndre Daniels said....
  • Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here

    Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an outsider. Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an insider. And sometimes, well, sometimes the message from within is so good that it can even overcome our flinty New England skepticism....
  • Final Fours: Stairway To Husky Heaven

    In 2004, something happened in Division I college basketball that had never happened before. The women's and men's teams from the same school — that would be UConn — won their respective NCAA National Championships. People said it would...
  • Band Of Brothers: Shabazz Has Same Swagger As Kemba, Taliek

    Band Of Brothers: Shabazz Has Same Swagger As Kemba, Taliek
    The mere mention of the name brings a smile to Shabazz Napier's face. Kemba Walker, he says, is his big brother and basketball mentor. During their lone season as teammates at UConn, Napier shadowed Walker and took mental notes on an array of subjects,...
  • Omar Calhoun, Tyler Olander Still Making Big Contributions

    Omar Calhoun, Tyler Olander Still Making Big Contributions
    STORRS – Tyler Olander started the last national championship game in which UConn participated. He did it as a freshman in 2011. Omar Calhoun, a highly rated recruit from New York, started the first 41 games of his career at UConn and averaged 10...
  • Shabazz Napier follows Kemba Walker in Connecticut's great lineage

    The mere mention of the name brings a smile to Shabazz Napier's face. Kemba Walker, he says, is his big brother and basketball mentor. During their lone season as teammates at Connecticut, Napier shadowed Walker and took mental notes on an array of...
  • UConn-Florida: The Last Time They Met

    UConn and Florida met Dec. 2 at Gampel Pavilion, the Huskies winning 65-64 at the buzzer. The Final 1:18 1:18 — Patric Young makes a jump shot and free throw (Tyler Olander foul), 62-59 Florida 1:03 — Missed three-point shot by Shabazz...
  • Diaco Knows UConn Football Needs To Play Catch-Up

    Diaco Knows UConn Football Needs To Play Catch-Up
    STORRS — UConn coach Bob Diaco will tell you he leads a life of insulation most of the time. He's a football coach, so that's kind of the norm. So it shouldn't be all that surprising that criticism of his team or the program isn't high on his...
  • Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke

    Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke
    STORRS – Niels Giffey, about to bookend his UConn career with trips to the Final Four, considered one championship run as a freshman and the final step toward another as a senior. When UConn arrived in Houston in 2011, Giffey was at the tail end...
  • Florida's Donovan Counting On Wilbekin To Slow Shabazz

    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the second game of their season, the Florida Gators traveled to Madison, Wisc., to face the nationally ranked Badgers. The Gators, then ranked 11th in the country, lost to No. 20 Wisconsin. A few weeks later, Florida's journey...