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Shabazz Napier

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  • Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out

    Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The foundation was shaking under the UConn basketball program and players were fleeing. Facing a postseason ban because it failed to meet NCAA academic standards, UConn saw Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe Smith, and Michael Bradley...
  • Boatright Hasn't Decided, But Appears To Be Staying At UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Ryan Boatright fielded a number of questions about the NBA on Friday. He wasn't ready to announce a decision, but it sounds as though he is leaning toward coming back for his senior season at UConn. "It's a lifetime dream to get...
  • UConn's Kevin Ollie Continues To Improve The Landscape

    UConn's Kevin Ollie Continues To Improve The Landscape
    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie's mother wanted to get him out of South Central Los Angeles in the summer. And she wanted her son to maintain a relationship with his father, even though they lived 1,200 miles apart. So Dorothy Ollie, an ordained...
  • Huskies Have Been Lights Out At The Line

    UConn is 80-for-92 (87 percent) from the free throw line in four NCAA Tournament games. UConn 89, St Joseph's 81, overtime 18-20, 90 percent 14 in a row in OT Shabazz Napier 8-8 UConn 77, Villanova 65 22-28, 79 percent 20-24 second half Terrance...
  • Kemba, Shabazz, The Shot, The Promised Land

    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the end, it is only a shot. The ball leaves the fingertips. The ball nestles in the net. The buzzer sounds. One team wins. The other team loses. And it's on to the next game. That's what coaches, invested in making sure...
  • Florida's Donovan Knows There Is More To UConn Than Napier

    Florida's Donovan Knows There Is More To UConn Than  Napier
    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the national perception, UConn begins with Shabazz Napier, and ends with Shabazz Napier. And in between, well, there's a whole lot of Shabazz Napier. But those with the task of beating the Huskies know differently. "Shabazz...
  • Off The Court: Taking The Final Four Scene

    Around and about at the Final Four. Case Of Mistaken Identity Blue and white, a telltale sign of a UConn fan at the Final Four ... or so you'd think. Friday's open practices were free to the public and filled with locals in their Dallas Cowboys best....
  • UConn Shows Heart The Size Of Texas

    ARLINGTON, Texas — On the grandest stage of all, the UConn men's basketball team grabbed the spotlight and sent an emphatic message to the rest of the country. The program left for dead in the wake of conference realignment isn't just alive, it's...
  • Florida Proud Of Its Season

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Florida carried the weight of expectations into this NCAA Tournament, and especially into the Final Four. A 30-game winning streak will do that. Ultimately, the Gators were unable to bear that weight, not to mention UConn's...
  • Off The Court: Taking In The Scene At The Final Four

    Around and about at the Final Four. Jonathan's Treat The Hyatt Regency is UConn headquarters in Dallas. Players, former players, families and alumni crowded the lobby in blue and white as they arrived for Saturday's game at nearby Arlington. You could...
  • NCAA Final Four: Florida fails to find an answer for UConn

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- During the last four months, the Florida Gators always found an answer, an extra gear, a hero to carry them to one victory after another one. But after 30 consecutive wins and a magical run the Final Four, the Gators searched in vain...
  • DeAndre Comes Through With A Giant Of A Game

     DeAndre Comes Through With A Giant Of A Game
    — The talent is unmistakable, a long body capable of delivering points on an outside jump shot or amid traffic near the basket. DeAndre Daniels has been tantalizingly good for the UConn Huskies. Yet there were games when he did little to...