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Shabazz Napier

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  • UConn Storms Out To Big Lead, Buries South Florida, 83-40

    UConn Storms Out To Big Lead, Buries South Florida, 83-40
    HARTFORD — Lasan Kromah tipped the ball away from Victor Rudd, stole it and raced down court. The only things between him and the basket were the few seconds left on the clock. It was basically a 4-on-zero break as the first half was ending....
  • A Hartford Homecoming For Memphis Big Man Kuran Iverson

    A Hartford Homecoming For Memphis Big Man Kuran Iverson
    HARTFORD – Kuran Iverson is coming home Saturday, home to play basketball with family and friends there in support. "Playing at the XL Center, it's like two minutes from my house," said Iverson, a freshman at Memphis who is growing into the college...
  • UConn Turns Focus To Rebounding In Pivotal Game Vs. Memphis

    UConn Turns Focus To Rebounding In Pivotal Game Vs. Memphis
    STORRS – Perhaps UConn's proudest moment of the season came Jan. 16 at Memphis as time was running out in the Huskies' 83-73 win. In what figures to be the first rivalry to shape up in the American Athletic Conference, UConn fired the first salvo,...
  • Boatright Hits 1,000-Point Mark

    HARTFORD — Ryan Boatright's career at UConn began with the NCAA twice reviewing his eligibility, forcing him to sit nine games. With all his teammates, he went through a coaching transition and tournament ineligibility last March. Now in his junior...
  • Huskies Win Grueling Battle In OT

     Huskies Win Grueling Battle In OT
    HARTFORD — With the game on the line, UConn was not to be out-muscled, and certainly not to be out-fought. Memphis' Shaq Goodwin was going in for a possible game-winning dunk, and the Huskies' DeAndre Daniels, giving away a good 40 pounds, got in...
  • UConn-Memphis Rivalry Is Just What AAC Needs

    UConn-Memphis Rivalry Is Just What AAC Needs
    HARTFORD — Kevin Ollie was talking about his team's unremitting effort. He easily could have been talking about the entire afternoon. "They kept looking through the mud," Ollie said after Shabazz Napier and No. 24 UConn outlasted No. 20 Memphis...
  • Phil Nolan Quietly Coming Up Big For UConn

    Phil Nolan Quietly Coming Up Big For UConn
    HARTFORD — It's a phrase that UConn coach Kevin Ollie uses often to begin making a point: "You guys don't see it, but …" He has been using it more and more to make points about Phil Nolan, who is becoming the unofficial chairman of the...
  • Capsule: No. 21 UConn at Temple

    Site: Liacouras Center, Philadelphia Time: Thursday, 9 p.m. TV: ESPN (Mike Patrick, Bruce Pearl) Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman) Series history: UConn, 5-3 Last meeting: UConn, 90-66, Jan. 21...
  • No. 21 UConn Men Face Improved Temple In Philadelphia

    No. 21 UConn Men Face Improved Temple In Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA — The Huskies boarded their bus and headed to play a team they beat by 24 points a month ago. But what kind of opponent will they find when they play Temple at the Liacouras Center Thursday night? The Owls struck a rare blow for the...
  • UConn To Honor 1999 Champs At Halftime Of SMU Game Sunday

    PHILADELPHIA – It may be hard to believe that 15 years have passed since UConn's first men's basketball championship, but Kevin Freeman doesn't see it that way. "It seems even longer," said Freeman, a forward on the 1998-99 Huskies — who will...
  • SMU's Larry Brown Impressed With UConn's Progression

    SMU's Larry Brown Impressed With UConn's Progression
    Larry Brown has been searching for decades for that perfect match. He has been all over the basketball map, college and pro, but everywhere he goes he somehow puts another team on the map. His latest lightning-quick reclamation project is perhaps his...
  • El-Amin, A King Of Swagger, Sees A Kin In Napier

     El-Amin, A King Of Swagger, Sees A Kin In Napier
    STORRS — It was one of those meetings that just had to take place, sooner or later. Khalid El-Amin, meet the present-day you at UConn. "Shabazz Napier doesn't have to be like anybody else," El-Amin said. "He can be himself, and be successful."...