| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Shabazz Napier is a player who wants to take the important shots, and on Sunday, no one could blame him.
His teammates were missing three out of every four, so when Napier found open space a few feet behind the three-point arc, he launched them....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:26 PM
— Kevin Ollie seems to be tired of talking about comebacks, especially when the deal is not ultimately closed.
The Huskies staged another one of them on the big stage Wednesday night, coming from 15 points behind to take the lead, but St. John's...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A day after the Boston Marathon bombings, Shabazz Napier was looking into a WTNH camera and talking eloquently, soulfully about the pain of his hometown. It was then that Napier paused for a moment and said, "I always tell my close friends that the one...
| Feb 28, 2013
STORRS — It was a night, a crazy, nutty, heart-pounding night, when we found out again how good Otto Porter Jr. is.
It also was a night, a crazy, nutty, heart-pounding, double-overtime night, when we found out how good DeAndre Daniels can be....
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:29 PM
CINCINNATI — This was a UConn team held together by duct tape, bandages and lots and lots of heart. If any UConn fan wants to stop here, wants to chalk up this game without Shabazz Napier as proof positive that these Huskies always play with...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:14 PM
As everyone at Gampel Pavilion watched a video tribute to a team that, on paper, had little to play for and instead gave and gave each game as if it had everything in the world to play for, Shabazz Napier began to feel the shiver of emotions.
| Feb 21, 2013
| 8:47 PM
There is a certain, unmistakable joy that Shabazz Napier has brought to this UConn basketball season. During what could have been a dour year when the Huskies play for nothing more tangible than a strong regular season record, Napier has played as if...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 3:47 PM
— If only it were as easy as one team bus getting stuck in the snow Saturday night. If only it were as easy as some of the boys vainly trying to push the bus free. If only it were as easy as getting a second bus and a long five-hour, 15-minute ride....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Something good was going to happen for those two UConn guards. The 15,165 fans knew it. Shabazz Napier knew it. Heck, Jay Wright knew it.
"Those two guards are two of the best in the country," the Villanova coach said after his Wildcats had throttled...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:11 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- The game between UConn and Texas Saturday at the Erwin Center featured all sorts of fantastic plays, including Kemba Walker's winning jump shot with 5.1 seconds left in overtime that delivered UConn's 82-81 victory.
It also included...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 1:21 PM
The UConn men's basketball team has been looking for that game, that 40-minute stretch when all of the pieces fit together and function.
They are still looking for it, but in their 83-69 win over St. John's before 16,294 at the sold-out XL Center on...