| Jan 9, 2013
There was a Boat Show, but he swears that on the play of the night there was no showboat.
Nearly nine minutes into the second half of UConn's 99-78 Big East rout of DePaul Tuesday night, R.J. Evans stole the ball from Durrell McDonald. He fed it ahead to...
| Jan 13, 2013
Flush with a most fruitful victory over a ranked team on the road, Kevin Ollie, that noted farmer out of South Central Los Angeles, was talking about reaping what is sown.
"Tyler Olander was wonderful," Ollie said after UConn had knocked off No. 17...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 1:08 PM
SOUTH BEND -- Time and again, the sellout crowd at Purcell Pavilion came to its collective feet Saturday to try to give the home team a push.
And time and again one team responded -- but it wasn’t No. 17 Notre Dame.
Unranked Connecticut was...
| Jan 15, 2013
Peyton Siva doesn't particularly like Louisville's latest national ranking. The Cardinals' senior point guard doesn't like the view from on top, doesn't like looking down at the rest of college basketball, not in January anyway.
But Siva really hated...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:54 PM
This was not the cheerleader Kevin Ollie of his first few months on the job. This was not the Ollie of Ollie-isms. There was no talk of stairs and escalators on this day. There was no talk about a time to seed and a time to harvest.
Ollie was terse....
| Jan 3, 2013
The officials blew it at the start of overtime. They met and discussed it. They still got it wrong. Afterward, they admitted it. No argument.
The real argument after Kevin Ollie's Big East coaching opener is whether UConn had blown the game at the end...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 3:16 PM
– The problem wasn't in starting the game. The Huskies had hit a lull in the middle, up by 13 points and now down seven when Kevin Ollie took a timeout.
"He put it on us," Ryan Boatright said. "He said, 'you know what you've got to do. Suck it up,...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 12:27 PM
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The nutshell play came with 5:16 to go. Villanova's JayVaughn Pinkston missed a second free throw, but UConn could not find a way to wrest the ball away.
It ended up out on the perimeter, James Bell hit a...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:24 PM
One frustrating, fruitless possession after another had left the UConn men's basketball team scoreless for nearly nine minutes. Their slim lead had evaporated, though slowly, and a restlessness had settled over the arena.
It was a stretch that, for many...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 8:39 PM
It may have been DePaul out there, as in near-the-bottom-of-the-Big-East DePaul. But it was still a Big East road game, and they're never easy to add to the collection.
So the UConn men's basketball team had to work for it. In a quick turnaround from...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:24 PM
The shock and the disappointment were still too fresh for UConn to feel the pride. That will come.
But one more big upset, one more coup to show the country, perhaps once and for all, what they were all about, was in their grasp. It got away and, for...