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  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    Decision Day for Aaron and Andrew Harrison has been moved up a month. After initially planning on revealing their decisions on their birthday in October, the five-star twins revealed this week that their announcement will come in September. The...
  • The Sweet 16: Baltimore's best college basketball players

    16. Dylon Cormier, Loyola Jimmy Patsos was ecstatic to keep Cormier home for college. The Greyhounds coach was not only getting a first-team Baltimore Sun All-Metro player in Cormier, but also a player that would later prove to be his top local...
  • UConn Men's Team Turning A Page

    UConn Men's Team Turning A Page
    The University of Connecticut men's basketball team begins its season next week with dramatic changes. Longtime coach Jim Calhoun, who brought the program from well-deserved obscurity to national prominence and three NCAA championships, has retired. He...
  • DEANDRE DANIELS: Time For California Kid To Rebound

    College began with wonder for DeAndre Daniels. A kid from Woodland Hills, Calif., he knew he would see what snow was like sooner or later, but never dreamed he would see it in October. But there he was on the UConn campus when the rare pre-Halloween snow...
  • THE REPLACEMENTS: Big Shoes To Fill - Calhoun Gone, But Ollie Isn't First Guy To Replace A Legend

    It is never easy replacing a legend, someone whose name is synonomous with the program. As they say, though, someone has to do it. In this case, former UConn player Kevin Ollie is replacing Jim Calhoun as UConn men's basketball coach. Calhoun is in the...
  • KEVIN OLLIE: A Street-Wise Basketball Nomad Is At Home At UConn

    — Long before the one-year audition, long before the nomadic decade of 10-day contracts strung together in the NBA, and long before his first meeting with Jim Calhoun, Kevin Ollie was learning the art of survival in the most real sense of that word....
  • FRESHMAN CLASS: Something Old, Something New

    STORRS — Things had rarely looked so bleak in UConn Nation. The Huskies were ousted from one NCAA Tournament and barred from the next, and players were leaving left and right. Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond left for the NBA. Alex Oriakhi, Roscoe...
  • UConn Upsets Michigan State, 66-62

    UConn Upsets Michigan State, 66-62
    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...
  • UConn Men Make Time For Some Air Base Kids

    UConn Men Make Time For Some Air Base Kids
    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE – UConn players and coaches ran a one-hour clinic for the children of service men and women stationed here. As you can imagine, there are a lot of young moms and dads with small children growing here on the base, and it gives a...
  • UConn Opens With Victory In Exhibition Game Against AIC, 78-63

    UConn Opens With Victory In Exhibition Game Against AIC, 78-63
    Before Kevin Ollie walked out onto Gampel Pavilion, George Blaney handed him a little note that said, "Enjoy it." Ollie took his time. He walked out slowly, his staff behind him to a warm round of cheers. "I don't know if I enjoyed it," he said. "When...
  • UConn Puts In Full Effort In 100-62 Win Over UMass Lowell

    — For UConn, on many levels, this was more like it. "That's the way it's supposed to play out," said Ryan Boatright, after scoring 22 points in the Huskies' 100-62 victory over UMass Lowell on Sunday in their second and final exhibition game. "We'...
  • No Letdown In Huskies' 67-49 Win Over Vermont

    No Letdown In Huskies' 67-49 Win Over Vermont
    The Huskies held up their end. No jet lag, no letdown, no excuses. They just punched in and conducted business rather briskly on Tuesday night, beating Vermont 67-49 before 7,963 in their home opener at Gampel Pavilion. "This was a grind-it-out game,"...