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Shabazz Napier

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  • Exhilaration As UConn Learns Its Tournament Destiny

     Exhilaration As UConn Learns Its Tournament Destiny
    STORRS — Even when you know you are going to the NCAA Tournament, the time it takes to learn your assignment can seem like a decade. "I didn't even know what was going on," freshman Amida Brimah said. "This is my first time knowing this is what...
  • 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...
  • UConn Men Hold Off Late Boston College Rally To Win, 72-70

    UConn Men Hold Off Late Boston College Rally To Win, 72-70
    NEW YORK — It took nearly nine years for UConn and Boston College to get back on the court together in men's basketball. It took until the final minutes for the game to generate the drama and excitement to match the build-up. It wasn't the...
  • Unbeaten UConn Holds Off Indiana 59-58 To Win 2K Classic

    Unbeaten UConn Holds Off Indiana 59-58 To Win 2K Classic
    NEW YORK — Kevin Ollie ducked through the tunnel like a prizefighter who'd just scored the knockout, a gantlet of Huskies fans reaching down to slap his back and his shoulder. When he got to the other side, Jim Calhoun was there for a big hug, one...
  • RYAN BOATRIGHT Avoiding The Speed Trap: He's Always Gone Full Bore, Knows It's Time To Ease Up

    RYAN BOATRIGHT<br>Avoiding The Speed Trap: He's Always Gone Full Bore, Knows It's Time To Ease Up
    STORRS – You can't teach velocity. It's either there or it isn't. No one has ever had to tell Ryan Boatright to put the pedal to the floor. “I pretty much used to go 100 mph all the time,” he said. Throughout high school and AAU...
  • 2012-13 RECAP A Pleasant 20-10

    2012-13 RECAP<br>A Pleasant 20-10
    The season started with the knowledge the Huskies could not make the postseason, but that didn't slow them in Kevin Ollie's first season. They reached 20 wins, primarily because of guts and resilience. Nov. 9: UConn 66, Michigan State 62 Shabazz Napier...