| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:27 PM
HARTFORD — It's a sound Kevin Ollie has always said he hated: "Pound … pound … pound."
To the UConn coach, it's the sound of stagnation, too much dribbling, not enough passing. The Huskies made too much of this noise in their first loss...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:57 PM
HARTFORD – DeAndre Daniels and some teammates had another good workout Monday night. In this case, the weights lifted were in the form of 18-pound turkeys.
One after another, UConn basketball players handed out bags of holiday dinners to needy...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 8:21 PM
STORRS – The ball was tipped out to Shabazz Napier. How? Did DeAndre Daniels tip it on purpose? Was it a lucky bounce?
Irrelevant, really. The UConn men were down by one, Napier got his hands on the ball one last time. And then time seemed to...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:03 PM
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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:23 PM
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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:24 PM
Site: XL Center
Time: Tuesday at 7 p.m.
TV: SNY (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400. WELI-AM 960 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: First meeting
Streaks: Loyola W4, UConn W6
| Nov 23, 2013
| 1:34 PM
NEW YORK — Tyler Olander has developed a knack for showing up in the unlikeliest spots for the UConn men's basketball team, and he's making them the right spots at the right times.
"He's a senior, he's been through a lot of games," coach Kevin...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:43 PM
NEW YORK — UConn left Madison Square Garden with another trophy, and left Indiana coach Tom Crean rather impressed.
"We played one of the best teams in the country," Crean said. "When you look at not only what the backcourt has, but with the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:02 PM
NEW YORK — With just under 12 minutes remaining in a delicious, crazy opener that made the long offseason wait all worth it, Shabazz Napier stole the ball and set up Ryan Boatright for one of those nasty dunks that trumpet the little man's big...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
NEW YORK — Depth is a relative thing in basketball. Coaches often talk about how deep their rotation of relevant players goes, but in close games against important opponents, the trust factor narrows the options.
After the UConn men's first game,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:04 PM
The lights will come on in Brooklyn, in an NBA arena, and a new, long-anticipated season will start against a powerful opponent.
There will be emotion, perhaps, but for UConn, most particularly its upper classmen, this is where they live.