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  • Breanna Stewart 7th Husky To Be Named Wooden All-American

    Breanna Stewart's national profile expanded again Wednesday when she was named to the Wooden All-American Team. She is joined by Notre Dame's Kayla McBride, Baylor's Odyssey Sims, Maryland's Alyssa Thomas and Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike. Stewart, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Huskies Have Been Lights Out At The Line

    UConn is 80-for-92 (87 percent) from the free throw line in four NCAA Tournament games. UConn 89, St Joseph's 81, overtime 18-20, 90 percent 14 in a row in OT Shabazz Napier 8-8 UConn 77, Villanova 65 22-28, 79 percent 20-24 second half Terrance...
  • 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...
  • Florida's Donovan Knows There Is More To UConn Than Napier

    Florida's Donovan Knows There Is More To UConn Than  Napier
    ARLINGTON, Texas — In the national perception, UConn begins with Shabazz Napier, and ends with Shabazz Napier. And in between, well, there's a whole lot of Shabazz Napier. But those with the task of beating the Huskies know differently. "Shabazz...
  • No state surpasses Virginia's history of NCAA tournament upsets

    No state surpasses Virginia's history of NCAA tournament upsets
    This weekend's Final Four is more old school than a two-handed set shot. Past champions, power conferences, oversized budgets. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Florida, Connecticut. This was not preordained. Wichita State was absolutely Kentucky's equal, and the...
  • UConn Shows Heart The Size Of Texas

    ARLINGTON, Texas — On the grandest stage of all, the UConn men's basketball team grabbed the spotlight and sent an emphatic message to the rest of the country. The program left for dead in the wake of conference realignment isn't just alive, it's...
  • 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...
  • NCAA Final Four: UConn shows heart the size of Texas

    NCAA Final Four: UConn shows heart the size of Texas
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- On the grandest stage of all, the Connecticut men's basketball team grabbed the spotlight and sent an emphatic message to the rest of the country. The program left for dead in the wake of conference realignment isn't just alive, it's...
  • NCAA preview: Connecticut vs. Kentucky

    NCAA preview: Connecticut vs. Kentucky
    Connecticut (31-8) vs. Kentucky (29-10) TV: 6:09 p.m., Channel 2 This matchup between No. 7 and No. 8 is the highest seeding combination ever for an NCAA final game. It is also the first time since 1966 (Texas Western and Kentucky) that two teams...
  • After A Season Of Doubts, Believe In The UConn Men

    ARLINGTON, Texas — The horn sounded inside the oversized football stadium at 11:18 p.m. Eastern time and the underdogs embraced on the court, celebrating amid confetti and cheers. The most improbable ending to the most improbable season unfolded...