1. Band of Brothers: Shabazz Has Same Swagger as Kemba, Taliek

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 18 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  2. Polished Niels: Giffey Good in Coverage, Offers Nice Stroke

    Niels Giffey, about to bookend his UConn career with trips to the Final Four, considered one championship run as a freshman and the final step toward another as a senior.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 18 days ago 47 reads 0 comments

  3. 10 Reasons Why UConn Can Win the National Championship

    UConn play Florida at 6:09 p.m. Saturday at AT&T Stadium in the first game of the Final Four. Here's a look at why the Huskies have a chance at their fourth national title.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 18 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  4. Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy Declares This Weekend “Husky Weekend”

    Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has been stumping for UConn's men and women's basketball teams all season, and with both Husky squads in the Final Four this week, he has declared ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Dan Steckenberg about 18 days ago 102 reads 0 comments

  5. Kevin Ollie Proves He's Up to the Job

    NEW YORK -- Everywhere around him, there was joyful chaos -- players piling atop one another for a mosh pit group photo, cheerleaders jumping up and down, administrators bear-hugging and high-fiving each other...

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  6. Kevin Duffy: For Ollie and His Mom, a Trip to Texas Together

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  7. Ollie Proud to Be Role Model for African American Coaches

    A recent study suggested that the hiring of African American coaches for major college programs has declined.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 15 reads 0 comments

  8. UConn Hoping for More 'Luck' vs. Gators

    It was yet another huge shot for Shabazz Napier, a 15-foot buzzer-beater that gave UConn a 65-64 win over Florida on Dec. 2 at sold-out Gampel Pavilion — perhaps Napier's signature shot as a Husky...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  9. Report: UConn AD Manuel Plans to Discuss Contract Extension for Ollie

    UConn athletic director Warde Manuel will enter discussions with Kevin Ollie for a contract extension at the end of the season, according to The Hartford Courant's Jeff Jacobs.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 19 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  10. 5 Reasons Why Connecticut Can Win NCAA Basketball Championship

    The smoke has finally cleared from the last two rounds of this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, and while there were a pair of unexpected gate-crashers into this year’s Final Four— with No...

    Doc Moseman Written by Doc Moseman about 20 days ago 763 reads 0 comments

  11. Shabazz Is Shabazz, Kemba Is Kemba, Let's Stop Comparing Them

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  12. Video: UConn's Students Do Bench 'Arm Swing Dance' During Riots

    Another team punches its ticket to this year's Final Four, another riot on campus. This time, the scene is in Storrs, Connecticut, on the campus of UConn...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 20 days ago 153 reads 0 comments

  13. Ollie Rescues UConn from Sanctions, Defections to Spark Final Four Berth

    NEW YORK – They were left for dead in conference realignment. They were banned from last year's NCAA tournament due to poor academics. They were hit with recruiting sanctions due to NCAA violations...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 21 days ago 53 reads 0 comments

  14. Shabazz Napier Leads UConn Back to Final Four

    NEW YORK — On the back of Shabazz Napier, some frenetic pressure defense and a raucous Madison Square Garden crowd, No. 7 seed Connecticut is heading to the Final Four after a 60-54 win over Michigan State...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 21 days ago 23 reads 0 comments

  15. Kevin Ollie Proves Status as Elite Coach in Guiding UConn to NCAA Final Four

    Kevin Ollie faced immediate scrutiny, taking over a Connecticut Huskies men's basketball program last season that experienced a tradition of excellence under beloved coach Jim Calhoun...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 21 days ago 123 reads 0 comments

  16. Elite Eight Run Comes at Crucial, Perfect Time for Kevin Ollie, UConn

    NEW YORK -- Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie has rightfully received gobs of ballyhoo for getting the Huskies to an Elite Eight in just his second season -- and his first with postseason eligibility...

    Jeff Carillo Written by Jeff Carillo about 21 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  17. Kevin Ollie Steps out of Jim Calhoun's Shadow as UConn Advances to Elite Eight

    Three years after winning the national championship, two years after coach Jim Calhoun's departure and one year after being banned from the NCAA tournament, the Connecticut Huskies are back into the Elite Eight...

    Lindsay Gibbs Written by Lindsay Gibbs about 22 days ago 6,822 reads 4 comments

  18. Ollie, Hoiberg Take Different Paths to Coaching Success

    For Kevin Ollie, the first step in sustaining UConn basketball was simple: Keep his players, confused and unsure of the future, in Storrs.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 23 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  19. UConn Should Have 'Sixth Man' in MSG Crowd

    Fred Hoiberg is so popular at Iowa State, the Cyclones' head coach and former player is nicknamed “The Mayor” in Ames, Iowa.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 23 days ago 54 reads 0 comments

  20. Huskies Get Aquianted with MSG

    The UConn Huskies were the first team up Thursday to hold an open practice and meet the media at Madison Square Garden. No. 7 UConn plays No. 3 Iowa State at 7:27 Friday night at MSG in the East Regional semifinal...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 23 days ago 142 reads 0 comments

  21. Can Shabazz Napier Pull off a Kemba Walker and Lead UConn to NCAA Tourney Glory?

    It's a comparison we have been flippantly making since early November, but now it's time to seriously ponder if Shabazz Napier can complete the transformation into Kemba Walker and carry Connecticut to a national championship...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 24 days ago 7,432 reads 15 comments

  22. UConn at Madison Square Garden: 10 Memorable Games

    A look at 10 memorable appearances by the UConn Huskies at Madison Square Garden. The No. 7-seeded Huskies, who won seven Big East tournament titles in New York, play No. 3 Iowa State in the East Regional semifinals at 7:27 Friday night (TBS) at MSG...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 24 days ago 48 reads 0 comments

  23. 5 Biggest Questions for UConn in NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 vs. Iowa State

    The UConn Huskies will make their first Sweet 16 appearance since 2011 on Friday night at Madison Square Garden. The No. 7 seed Huskies (28-8) will face the No...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 24 days ago 2,408 reads 4 comments

  24. O'Connor: Calhoun Built UConn Through His Will

    NEW YORK -- Jim Calhoun wants to coach major college basketball again, and nothing about Friday night in Madison Square Garden will temper the fire within...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 24 days ago 122 reads 0 comments

  25. Count Oscar Robertson Among Shabazz Napier's Admirers

    NEW YORK – Oscar Robertson is one of the great names in basketball history, but he is not a bronze statue, not a hazy figure on a grainy old film. .....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by David Scipione about 25 days ago 58 reads 0 comments