| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:04 PM
The Huskies stayed a step ahead of their competition — but just a step ahead. Like a runner in a road race who wanted company, rather than a great finishing time, they never did pull away from New Hampshire.
"Whatever the competition is, that's...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The Huskies made North Carolina State work for it. They sprawled for loose balls, clawed for what rebounds they could get and made more than their share of steals.
But in the end, the Wolfpack had too many answers and beat UConn 69-65 in the Jimmy V....
| Dec 7, 2012
| 6:35 PM
Very little escapes the eyes of Shabazz Napier. He saw within a few minutes the way this game was going, saw that Harvard was not going to give him opportunities to score, and more important, he noticed "the look" in DeAndre Daniels.
"Once he started...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A steal by Enosch Wolf, a pass ahead to Ryan Boatright, who dished up behind his back to Omar Calhoun for a layup — this was UConn's brand of basketball for much of Friday night.
That basket gave UConn a 32-point lead, and the Huskies were playing...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 2:21 PM
The home team had grappled back from six points behind to tie the game, and Purcell Pavilion was getting loud. An intimidating scene for most teams, perhaps, but this UConn men's basketball team has shown several times now that it is cut from unusually...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:29 PM
No one doubted that there would be days like these for the UConn men's basketball team, given its composition, days when the Huskies would be pushed around, give up crucial baskets down the stretch and lose on the road in the Big East.
But, of course,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:37 PM
There are games when the stat sheet should be tossed aside. There are games when the stat sheet should be shredded, incinerated as soon as possible.
Once in a career, perhaps, there is a game like this. Kevin Ollie might want to save the stat sheet from...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Shabazz Napier is a player who wants to take the important shots, and on Sunday, no one could blame him.
His teammates were missing three out of every four, so when Napier found open space a few feet behind the three-point arc, he launched them....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
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The nutshell play came with 5:16 to go. Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston missed a second free throw, but UConn could not find a way to wrest the ball away.
It ended up out on the perimeter, James Bell hit a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:24 PM
One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena.
It was a stretch that, for many...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:35 PM
In another twist to a UConn men's basketball season that's had a few of them, the Huskies worst loss of the season came against one of the worst teams in the Big East.
Just a week after taking the best team in the league, Georgetown, to double OT, the...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Ryan Boatright powered his way down the lane as he had done, or tried to do, all year. He bumped with Bryce Cotton and tossed up an off-balance shot.
Some of these crazy shots went in for the UConn men's basketball team this year, some of them didn't....