| Mar 6, 2014
| 3:42 PM
STORRS – The postgame ceremonies were over but the emotional ride had not reached its conclusion. Kevin Ollie took the microphone and let 10,000 of his closest friends in on a little secret.
"I'm planning to come back here in April and raise a...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 8:15 PM
STORRS — Even when you know you are going to the NCAA Tournament, the time it takes to learn your assignment can seem like a decade.
"I didn't even know what was going on," freshman Amida Brimah said. "This is my first time knowing this is what...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:48 PM
STORRS – DeAndre Daniels was talking, Ryan Boatright was hitting open shots and Amida Brimah was batting the ball into the student section, prompting chants of "Am-ee-dah … Am-ee-dah."
A new season is nearly here, and the UConn men's...
| 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 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:39 PM
| Sep 27, 2013
| 2:45 PM
In Connecticut, a first driver's license costs at least $72, plus the $40 examination fee, so there is no way you're out of there for less than $112.
University of Connecticut basketball player Tyler Olander got a really good deal last week when he...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:17 PM
The season started with the knowledge the Huskies could not make the postseason, but that didn't slow them in Kevin Ollie's first season. They reached 20 wins, primarily because of guts and resilience.
Nov. 9: UConn 66, Michigan State 62
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:10 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:52 PM
UConn junior forward Tyler Olander was arrested and charged with trespassing Thursday and spent some time in a Bay County, Fla., jail.
The Bay County Sheriff's office confirmed Thursday night that Olander was released on his own recognizance....