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Shabazz Napier

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  • After Solid Win, UConn Has Huge Task With No. 18 Louisville

    After Solid Win, UConn Has Huge Task With No. 18 Louisville
    MEMPHIS — The Huskies were jubilant after their victory on Thursday night, the jubilation of a job well done. Still, there was also the acknowledgment of a job half done. "We can't get lost in this moment," coach Kevin Ollie said after UConn's 83-...
  • Louisville Overpowers UConn, 76-64

     Louisville Overpowers UConn, 76-64
    STORRS — A frustrating night was unfolding, the most frustrating yet for Kevin Ollie as UConn's basketball coach. With 13 minutes to play, it boiled over and Ollie drew double technical fouls — ejected for the first time. The Huskies, who...
  • An Up And Down Week For UConn Men

    An Up And Down Week For UConn Men
    STORRS — The Huskies came through the most important week of the regular season with all their postseason hopes intact. But the week just passed carried with it extreme highs and lows. In beating Memphis on the road Thursday night, the Huskies made...
  • With Boatright Questionable, Samuel Ready To Step Up

    With Boatright Questionable, Samuel Ready To Step Up
    STORRS – UConn might be without one of its top players, Ryan Boatright, when it plays Temple at the XL Center Tuesday night. With the Huskies, that means, "next man up," and the next man could be freshman Terrence Samuel. "I've been ready,"...
  • UConn Routs Temple, 90-66

    HARTFORD — The Huskies had to generate their own electricity Tuesday night, the tumult and the shouting of the Louisville game having subsided, and it was time to get on with grinding out the rest of the season. For DeAndre Daniels, the memory of...
  • Boatright Was There In Spirit

    HARTFORD – As anticipated, Ryan Boatright remained in Chicago with his family, after attending the funeral of his cousin, Arin Williams. "It's tough," coach Kevin Ollie said. "I talked to him right before the funeral, I talked to [Ryan's mother]...
  • UConn's Daniels Needs To Maintain Focus, Get Off See-Saw

    HARTFORD – Much of UConn's season has been riding the waves with DeAndre Daniels. It says it all, perhaps, that while Daniels was not mentioned in the American Athletic Conference's first or second team before the season, he has been called one of...
  • UConn Ready For Showdown At Rutgers On Saturday

    UConn Ready For Showdown At Rutgers On Saturday
    STORRS — The Rutgers Athletic Center, known as "The RAC," has a reputation for being one of the tougher places to play. It's a lot tougher, of course, when Rutgers has a good team. UConn has won 9 of 11 games it has played there since 1996 but...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...