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Shabazz Napier

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  • SHABAZZ NAPIER Neighborhood Lessons In Boston Started The Education Of A Point Guard

    SHABAZZ NAPIER<br>Neighborhood Lessons In Boston Started The Education Of A Point Guard
    STORRS — It was a field trip, which for some students is perhaps a license to tune out, lay low. Jason Irizarry took a group of UConn basketball players from his urban education class to one of the poorest districts in the United States, to the...
  • UConn Men Gear Up For Early Start To Practice

    First Night will no longer be the eve of the first day of basketball practice at UConn. Yes, there will still be a First Night, with all its hype and pageantry for the men's and women's teams on Oct. 18, but by then the men will already have started...
  • UConn Upsets Michigan State, 66-62

    UConn Upsets Michigan State, 66-62
    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — It would be overstating it to say that the Huskies shocked the world. But they did travel halfway around it to pull off a shocking upset in Kevin Ollie's first game as head coach. Shabazz Napier scored 25 points as...
  • DEANDRE DANIELS: Time For California Kid To Rebound

    College began with wonder for DeAndre Daniels. A kid from Woodland Hills, Calif., he knew he would see what snow was like sooner or later, but never dreamed he would see it in October. But there he was on the UConn campus when the rare pre-Halloween snow...
  • PREVIEW CAPSULES: A Look At The Teams In The Big East Conference

    Louisville Last season: 30-10, 10-8 Coach: Rick Pitino Top Players: Peyton Siva, Chane Behanan, Gorgui Dieng Keep an eye on: Luke Hancock The skinny: The Cardinals had their ups and downs, losing to Providence by 31 points in midseason, but came on...
  • MOTIVATING FACTORS: Crossing Out March, But Circling The Rest Of The Calendar

    STORRS – The Huskies already know the ending. It's March 9, at Gampel Pavilion against Providence at noon. When that game is over, barring an unforeseen change of heart by Big East Conference presidents, the balls will be put away. This is not the...
  • UConn Survives In Double OT

    UConn Survives In Double OT
    It must certainly rank as one of the most memorable games two Connecticut teams have ever played against one another – even if it was 2,000 miles away. In the balmy Virgin Islands, Quinnipiac moved much closer to reaching its goal of building a...
  • UConn Men Make Time For Some Air Base Kids

    UConn Men Make Time For Some Air Base Kids
    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE – UConn players and coaches ran a one-hour clinic for the children of service men and women stationed here. As you can imagine, there are a lot of young moms and dads with small children growing here on the base, and it gives a...
  • Jim Calhoun Timeline: The Career Of A Hall Of Fame Coach

    Born: May 10, 1942 in Braintree, Mass. Family: Wife Pat, sons James and Jeffrey, six grandchildren Education: American International College (1968); Braintree High School (1960) Head Coaching Career: Old Lyme (CT) High School – 1968-69 Westport...
  • UConn Opens With Victory In Exhibition Game Against AIC, 78-63

    UConn Opens With Victory In Exhibition Game Against AIC, 78-63
    Before Kevin Ollie walked out onto Gampel Pavilion, George Blaney handed him a little note that said, "Enjoy it." Ollie took his time. He walked out slowly, his staff behind him to a warm round of cheers. "I don't know if I enjoyed it," he said. "When...
  • UConn Puts In Full Effort In 100-62 Win Over UMass Lowell

    — For UConn, on many levels, this was more like it. "That's the way it's supposed to play out," said Ryan Boatright, after scoring 22 points in the Huskies' 100-62 victory over UMass Lowell on Sunday in their second and final exhibition game. "We'...
  • No Letdown In Huskies' 67-49 Win Over Vermont

    No Letdown In Huskies' 67-49 Win Over Vermont
    The Huskies held up their end. No jet lag, no letdown, no excuses. They just punched in and conducted business rather briskly on Tuesday night, beating Vermont 67-49 before 7,963 in their home opener at Gampel Pavilion. "This was a grind-it-out game,"...