| Sep 28, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Kentan Facey had his head on Terrence Samuel's shoulder, his eyes barely open. Meanwhile, sophomore Leon Tolksdorf had a big smile on his face, a smile that said, "welcome to UConn, kids."
First practice, and the Huskies' incoming freshmen had that all-...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:29 PM
STORRS — As the players lined up to start the Husky Run, there was one expected, but notable, absence.
Tyler Olander, a senior who has been through many good and bad times, was missing, still suspended from UConn basketball activities.
"We talk to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:26 PM
First Night will no longer be the eve of the first day of basketball practice at UConn.
Yes, there will still be a First Night, with all its hype and pageantry for the men's and women's teams on Oct. 18, but by then the men will already have started...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:25 PM
ROCKVILLE — Tyler Olander's legal problems are behind him. Now, he hopes there is more UConn basketball and a chance to repair his image in front of him.
"I hope people don't see this as a reflection of who I am," Olander said Monday after pleading...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Biggest home game in UConn football history. If those seven words mean nothing to Michigan and their fans today, maybe they will mean plenty to them by Sunday morning. If those seven words don't mean much more to UConn fans, well, let that stand as...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The first time he was a college kid on spring break acting like a stupid college kid on spring break. The second time it is more.
After examining the available facts surrounding Tyler Olander's second arrest in six months last Saturday night, it's...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:33 PM
STORRS — There was a day last April when Jim Calhoun's thoughts were finally detached from college basketball, from the Final Four, from the recruiting trail.
He and his family were at The Breakers, the famous resort near Palm Beach, Fla.,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Two games against Louisville, the defending national champion, will headline UConn’s first season in the new American Athletic Conference. The beginning, though, is also an end; Louisville will play in the AAC just one year before moving to the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Two games against Louisville, the defending national champion, will headline UConn's first season in the new American Athletic Conference. The beginning, though, is also an end: Louisville will play in the AAC for just one year before moving to the...
| 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 26, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The game, the world, will be changing for Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright.
This summer offers a preview of what their basketball futures will be like, and it began with three competitive days at the Nike Point Guard Skills Academy.
"They have been a...