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  • UConn Men's Season For The Ages

    UConn Men's Season For The Ages
    Admit it, office bracketologists, many of you didn't think the University of Connecticut Huskies would go far in the NCAA tournament. And your skepticism was not without reason; most of the time, Goliath beats David. Well, David just hit the big guy...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot

    Jeff Jacobs: Jim Calhoun Photobombs Way Into Focus Of UConn's Tourney Snapshot
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Satisfied, Jim? The attention is on you. There was Jay Bilas. There was Digger Phelps. There was Bruce Pearl. They were all talking about UConn so enthusiastically Friday on ESPN. Or rather they were talking how great it would be...
  • UConn Tops No. 2 Seed Villanova, Advances To Sweet 16 In NYC

    UConn Tops No. 2 Seed Villanova, Advances To Sweet 16 In NYC
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn was losing and its best player, its all-everything player, was going to the bench, probably for a long stretch. "He told me, go in there and do what you do," said freshman Terrence Samuel, who replaced Shabazz Napier. For...
  • UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest

    UConn, Villanova Prepare For Old-Time Big East Slugfest
    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,"...
  • Shabazz Wants It All On His Plate, With Extra Onions

    Shabazz Wants It All On His Plate, With Extra Onions
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — As a freshman, he was there to pick up Kemba Walker from behind and hoist him in the air after his unforgettable step-back jumper on Pittsburgh's Gary McGhee in the Big East tournament. As a sophomore, after riding Kemba's...
  • NCAA Capsule: No. 7 Seed UConn vs. No. 2 Seed Villanova

    NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. Time: Saturday, about 9:45 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...
  • Napier Leads A Category That He Really Shouldn't

    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...
  • UConn Storms Back, Beats St. Joseph's In Overtime Thriller

     UConn Storms Back, Beats St. Joseph's In Overtime Thriller
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Shabazz Napier's first thoughts are always for his teammates, his team, the final score. And in his performance Thursday night, with its hits, misses and flaws, all of that showed. But when it was over, when UConn had outlasted...
  • NCAA Notebook: Jim Calhoun Still Casts A Big Shadow

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – There is little doubt that Jim Calhoun remains a compelling figure. In Buffalo on Wednesday, as in Memphis during the AAC tournament, he was the most-interviewed person. Well, to be fair, coach Phil Martelli's grandson hadn't...
  • With Bitter Memories, Huskies Plan To Take Care Of Business

    With Bitter Memories, Huskies Plan To Take Care Of Business
    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Some of the Huskies know the thrill of winning a national championship, and most know the emptiness of being barred from postseason play. But perhaps the most important experience of all came in between, when UConn lost to Iowa...
  • No. 2 Villanova blows out No. 15 Milwaukee

    No. 2 Villanova blows out No. 15 Milwaukee
    Villanova 73, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 53: Darrun Hilliard II scored 16 points and JayVaughn Pinkston added 13 points and eight rebounds as the Wildcats cruised past the Panthers in a second-round NCAA tournament game in Buffalo, N.Y.   James Bell...
  • UConn To Honor 1999 Champs At Halftime Of SMU Game Sunday

    PHILADELPHIA – It may be hard to believe that 15 years have passed since UConn's first men's basketball championship, but Kevin Freeman doesn't see it that way. "It seems even longer," said Freeman, a forward on the 1998-99 Huskies — who will...