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Shabazz Napier

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  • Connecticut won't be denied in 60-54 win over Kentucky for NCAA title

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison launched a last-seconds three-point shot Monday from the same spot he'd knocked two straight opponents out of the tournament. This time he didn't make it, though, and this time it didn't...
  • Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time

    Huskies Climbed To Top Of World One Step At A Time
    ARLINGTON, Texas — They took the stairs. They took them one step at a time. They took them one by one when there wasn't anything to play for last season and they were the pariahs of the NCAA. They took them one step at a time even after Louisville...
  • Shabazz Napier: 'This is what happens when you ban us' [Video]

    Shabazz Napier: 'This is what happens when you ban us' [Video]
    Shabazz Napier wanted to make sure he had our attention Monday night. Of course the Connecticut guard had our attention, after scoring 22 points against Kentucky to lead the Huskies to an unlikely NCAA title and earning Final Four MVP honors for himself...
  • Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way

    Napier Put Teammates On Shoulders, Carried Them All The Way
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Because there is no point in doubting the Huskies now, let's state this with absolute certainty. Shabazz Napier's postgame speech will become an iconic moment in the history of the program, just as his career and this...
  • Napier's No. 13 Added To Huskies Of Honor Wall In Gampel

    Napier's No. 13 Added To Huskies Of Honor Wall In Gampel
    STORRS — Three years ago, after an unlikely run to the national title, UConn inducted Kemba Walker into the Huskies of Honor. Normally, UConn waits four years after a player's college career to bestow that honor. On Tuesday, after another improbable...
  • Kings exercising caution with injured defenseman Drew Doughty

    CALGARY, Canada — Of course Drew Doughty wants to play. He always does. But the Kings' top defenseman is giving way to common sense with three games remaining before the playoffs. That and the advice of the team trainers and medical staff....
  • LeBron James says Kevin Durant deserves the MVP award

    LeBron James says Kevin Durant deserves the MVP award
    LeBron James, who has won the MVP award the last two seasons, thinks the honor should go to Kevin Durant this year. “I would say he’s the most consistent basketball player as far as the MVP this year, man,” James said Wednesday, via...
  • Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold

    Teel Time: On Kentucky's seed, ACC's decline, UConn breaking champions' mold
    College basketball season is over, but some of us are loath to let go. So before gazing ahead to next season and diving into summer recruiting, some numbers and observations from yet another compelling NCAA tournament. **Rather than marvel at an...
  • 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...