| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:28 AM
BALTIC — It's that time of year. The cool feel to the morning air, signaling summer is coming to an end. The buzz on campus signaling a new school year is starting, the steady pounding of basketballs on hardwood signaling a new season is getting...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:55 PM
AVON – Much of Kevin Ollie's first summer as head coach at UConn has been spent, of course, on the recruiting trail. Once the last of the NCAA sanctions that restricted travel were lifted in July, Ollie and his staff hit the road.
His role in...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 3:04 PM
GLASTONBURY –The UConn men's basketball program is working to satisfy NCAA concerns over the eligibility of two of its incoming freshmen, Terrence Samuel and Kentan Facey.
The concerns with Samuel are academic. He has had to repeat two courses...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:51 AM
CROMWELL – Ray Allen had a rare opportunity this summer. He appeared before Congress as a powerful ally for his son.
"I go in there as an NBA player that has a voice," Allen said, "a little power where I can help mobilize people. But more...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Omar Calhoun was sitting in the bleachers at Gampel Pavilion, watching DeAndre Daniels move effortlessly up and down the court. Calhoun knows he, too, will be able to do that soon.
But it has been a long summer, and soon can't come soon enough.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:44 AM
After three seasons as coach of Seton Hall in the mid-1990s, George Blaney returned to the Big East in the 2001-02 season as an assistant at UConn and has been Jim Calhoun's right-hand man since, stepping in for the Hall of Fame coach on several...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Kevin Durant's name is on this skills academy, and with that name, you get all that goes with it. He's hands on, both feet in.
"I just want to help them figure out the right way to play the game," said Durant, the Oklahoma City Thunder...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:03 AM
CROMWELL Kevin Ollie had seen it all before. He couldn't guarantee the result, but he knew what led Ray Allen to his dramatic shot.
"I didn't know it was going in," said Ollie, the UConn men's basketball coach, "but I know Ray prepared himself for it to...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:11 PM
HARTFORD — The last word was loud. The last word was emphatic. The last word had the devastating effect, elicited that unmistakably sullen silence that makes the last word so satisfying.
And in this storied, intense and always emotional college...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:52 PM
UConn junior forward Tyler Olander was arrested and charged with trespassing Thursday and spent some time in a Bay County, Fla., jail.
The Bay County Sheriff's office confirmed Thursday night that Olander was released on his own recognizance....
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Omar Calhoun's season had hit a snag, not unusual for a freshman. There was only one way out of it.
"I got back into the gym every night," said Calhoun, who established a career high with 22 points in UConn's 84-50 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore at...