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  • Matter Of Perception: Can Huge Stadium Affect Shooter's Eye?

    Matter Of Perception: Can Huge Stadium Affect Shooter's Eye?
    ARLINGTON, Texas – The doors to AT&T Stadium opened to reporters at 9 a.m. on Thursday and the first sounds that could be heard were Kevin Ollie's voice, reverberating throughout the cavernous arena. From the distant concourse, UConn players and...
  • Lakers should target Connecticut's Kevin Ollie as next head coach

    Lakers should target Connecticut's Kevin Ollie as next head coach
    The NCAA's Final Four kicks off Saturday with the seventh-seeded Connecticut Huskies looking to upset the top-seeded Florida Gators, while the second-seeded Wisconsin Badgers will try to hold off the eighth-seeded Kentucky Wildcats. The only top 10...
  • 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...
  • Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History

    Madison Square Garden A Special Place In UConn History
    — Vin Yokabaskas has been ailing recently and confined to bed, but he couldn't pass up the chance to relive that special day one more time. "Well, it was the most exciting day of my life," said Yokabaskas, 84, as tears began to run down his...
  • No. 7 Seed UConn Vs. No. 3 Iowa State

    Site: Madison Square Garden, New York Time: Friday, 7:27 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 Norman) Series history: Iowa State, 1-0 Last...
  • Napier Has Seen His Share Of Top-Guard Comparisons

    NEW YORK – As far back as the AAC tournament, Shabazz Napier began tiring of questions about individual battles. Sean Kilpatrick of Cincinnati and the whole player-of-the-year thing, then Russ Smith of Louisville, then Langston Galloway of St....
  • 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...