| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:45 PM
UNCASVILLE — Before Rudy Gay could get a sentence out, Andre Drummond snuck up from behind and grabbed his shoulders.
"That's my new teammate right there," Gay said. "We have little side bets in games. I bet him $100 he couldn't block my shot ...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:36 PM
From The Dream Season to the Hungry Huskies, more than three dozen players and coaches from various UConn men's basketball teams will gather at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday night for Jim Calhoun's Charity All-Star Classic.
Some names listed on the...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:49 PM
From The Dream Season to the Hungry Huskies, more than three dozen players and coaches from various UConn men’s basketball teams will gather at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday night for Jim Calhoun’s Charity All-Star Classic.
Some names listed on...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:28 AM
GLASTONBURY – UConn, the reigning NCAA champion, will be a different team when the season begins in November. In some ways, that should be a good thing.
Amida Brimah, the 7-foot center, will have a year's experience and shoulder surgery behind...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:20 PM
KILLINGWORTH – It hasn't always been easy for Stanley Robinson, but the smile remains. He is surrounded by kids. The thumping sound of the basketball fills his ears.
And his dream is alive.
"I've got to get healthy, stay healthy," Robinson said...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:33 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas – Among Kevin Ollie's many notable phrases is "believing in the dark." He expects his players to believe, even when they can't see.
When he took them to the site of the Final Four in January, he expected them to believe. When he...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:47 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament.
"We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:02 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Although Shabazz Napier's achievement — leading UConn in scoring, assists and rebounding — is unique and impressive, it's not ideal.
Coach Kevin Ollie is not shy about reminding his big men that rebounding should be...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y.
Time: Thursday, 6:55 p.m.
TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: UConn, 4-2
| May 22, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Kevin Ollie has maintained all along that his heart was at UConn. Now he has a new five-year contract to remain as coach of the Huskies.
"Thank you, God, for opening up so many doors, for me to be working in Storrs," Ollie tweeted just after 2 p.m....
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:39 PM
The "Hungry Huskies," as defined by Shabazz Napier, won their championship. Next season, there will be a new team, a new theme, a new trophy to pursue.
Will the 2014-15 UConn men's basketball team be better? Could they be even hungrier?
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:42 PM
HARTFORD — DeAndre Daniels played against Cincinnati this time, but he was not a factor. He was 2-for-5 from the floor, with four rebounds and, though he was not in foul trouble, was limited to 15 minutes.
"I go by feel," coach Kevin Ollie said. "I...