| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Had a chance to speak with BC coach Steve Donahue via conference call Tuesday morning. BC and UConn square off at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night in the 2K Classic.
Here are a few highlights.
“I’d love to play [UConn regularly],&...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:47 PM
STORRS — A year ago, UConn had to master the art of playing with nothing to lose. While the Huskies had their shortcomings, lack of motivation — a sense of playing as if it didn't really matter because they were ineligible for the postseason...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:59 PM
— Two hours after Gampel Pavilion emptied last Wednesday, Omar Calhoun was still around. Still shooting. Still trying to figure things out.
"I wasn't happy with how I looked on the court," said Calhoun, who is coming back from offseason surgery on...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:48 PM
STORRS – DeAndre Daniels was talking, Ryan Boatright was hitting open shots and Amida Brimah was batting the ball into the student section, prompting chants of "Am-ee-dah … Am-ee-dah."
A new season is nearly here, and the UConn men's...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:07 PM
NEW YORK — For most of the night, it was simply glorious. UConn was doing virtually anything it wanted with the ball, coach Kevin Ollie was shuttling in player after player and each one was functioning flawlessly.
And when Shabazz Napier made a...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
HARTFORD — Individual goals are not Shabazz Napier's thing, something he reminds interviewers again and again.
But there are individual achievements that are emblematic of team play, unselfish play, and those are the ones that do interest the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:49 PM
STORRS — A lot has happened at Gampel Pavilion, nearly all of it positive for UConn, since the University of Detroit last played on this floor and knocked the Huskies out of the NIT on March 18, 2001.
For one thing, the Huskies have not lost to...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Site: Gampel Pavilion
Time: Thursday, 7 p.m.
TV: SNY (Gary Apple, Tim Welsh, Kerith Burke)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne Norman)
Series history: Detroit leads, 1-0
Last meeting: Detroit won 87-81 on March 18,...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
HARTFORD — Four times down the court, Niels Giffey found the open spot. And Shabazz Napier found him.
"Man, Niels was on fire," Napier said. "He made it easy for me."
One after another, Giffey took passes from Napier on Monday afternoon at the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:40 AM
HARTFORD — DeAndre Daniels made the big breakthrough late last season. Two games into this one, UConn is looking for the sequel.
"He has just got to play," coach Kevin Ollie said, after Daniels went scoreless, with one rebound, in 18 minutes vs....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:39 PM
NEW HAVEN — Matt Townsend has seen pressure situations. He has seen professionals, the best in their field, making spilt-second decisions with no margin for error.
Playing basketball for Yale is only one part of what is crammed into his day....