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  • Preview Capsule: UConn Vs. Michigan State, East Regional Final

    Site: Madison Square Garden, New York.     Time: Sunday, 2:20 p.m.     TV: CBS (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, 3-...
  • Sophomore Struggles Helped Transform Shabazz

    — UConn senior Shabazz Napier took a moment Saturday to reflect on the disappointing sophomore season that is a part of who he is now. "My sophomore season, we had one of the best teams in the country," he said on the eve of the Huskies' Elite...
  • Kevin Ollie Takes The Stairs, And It's Paying Off

    Kevin Ollie Takes The Stairs, And It's Paying Off
    NEW YORK — Positioned perfectly at the intersection of resilience and jubilation, Kevin Ollie slowly climbed the ladder to snip the final cord of net that tightly, securely ties the past and present of UConn basketball. "I was really taking my...
  • Huskies Hope Final Four Experience Helps Them Settle Down

    STORRS – The Final Four is a new, eye-opening experience for most teams. "The event of the Final Four is almost like the Super Bowl," Florida coach Billy Donovan said this week. "The players just need to understand what they're walking into. When...
  • Everything's Big In Texas, Including Ollie's Foresight

    Everything's Big In Texas, Including Ollie's Foresight
    STORRS – UConn players were filing off the bus at AT&T Stadium on Jan 2. There was no game that day, but yet another bus ride in what seems like an endless stream of bus rides. "Everybody took it as, why are we doing this?" DeAndre Daniels said....
  • Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here

    Cherish The Moment, Connecticut: Something's Happening Here
    LINCOLN, Neb. — Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an outsider. Sometimes it comes from the mouth of an insider. And sometimes, well, sometimes the message from within is so good that it can even overcome our flinty New England skepticism....
  • Omar Calhoun, Tyler Olander Still Making Big Contributions

    Omar Calhoun, Tyler Olander Still Making Big Contributions
    STORRS – Tyler Olander started the last national championship game in which UConn participated. He did it as a freshman in 2011. Omar Calhoun, a highly rated recruit from New York, started the first 41 games of his career at UConn and averaged 10...
  • UConn-Florida: The Last Time They Met

    UConn and Florida met Dec. 2 at Gampel Pavilion, the Huskies winning 65-64 at the buzzer. The Final 1:18 1:18 — Patric Young makes a jump shot and free throw (Tyler Olander foul), 62-59 Florida 1:03 — Missed three-point shot by Shabazz...
  • Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke

    Polished Niels: Giffey Good In Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke
    STORRS – Niels Giffey, about to bookend his UConn career with trips to the Final Four, considered one championship run as a freshman and the final step toward another as a senior. When UConn arrived in Houston in 2011, Giffey was at the tail end...
  • Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out

    Be True To Your School: Napier, Giffey, Olander Stick It Out
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The foundation was shaking under the UConn basketball program and players were fleeing. Facing a postseason ban because it failed to meet NCAA academic standards, UConn saw Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe Smith, and Michael Bradley...
  • There's A Reason For UConn's Success At Free-Throw Line

    There's A Reason For UConn's Success At Free-Throw Line
    ARLINGTON, Texas — UConn was in a free-throw shooting funk and Glen Miller was searching for a solution. Miller, director of basketball administration on Jim Calhoun's staff four years ago, was surfing the Internet when he discovered a video...
  • Florida Proud Of Its Season

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Florida carried the weight of expectations into this NCAA Tournament, and especially into the Final Four. A 30-game winning streak will do that. Ultimately, the Gators were unable to bear that weight, not to mention UConn's...