1. 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...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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.....

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  7. 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.....

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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 4 months ago 53 reads 0 comments

  11. 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...

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  12. 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...

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  13. 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. .....

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  14. Boatright Steps Up to Push UConn to Sweet 16

    Ryan Boatright could easily be wallowing in sorrow. Not for the UConn Huskies, even if their season had come to an end in this past weekend to either Saint Joe's or Villanova in the opening rounds of the NCAA tournament...

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  15. Shabazz Napier Makes NABC's All-America First Team

    Another honor is in for Shabazz Napier. He was named a first-team All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 4 months ago 39 reads 0 comments

  16. ISU's Hoiberg Praises Ollie, Ready for Garden Crowd

    Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg held a teleconference with the media on Tuesday. The third-seeded Cyclones play No. 7 UConn at 7:27 Friday night in the East Regional semifinal at Madison Square Garden...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 4 months ago 42 reads 0 comments

  17. Jim Calhoun on Boston College Head Coaching Job: 'I'm Not Interested' (AUDIO)

    Three days after Boston College fired head coach Steve Donahue, reports surfaced that Hall of Famer and longtime UConn coach Jim Calhoun was interested in the BC opening. .....

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  18. Freshman Terrence Samuel Came Up Big for UConn Men

    When UConn star Shabazz Napier picked up two fouls just eight minutes into the Huskies' NCAA tournament round-of-32 clash with Villanova Saturday night, the underdog Huskies' chances of advancing seemed to be slipping...

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  19. UConn Driving Record-High Ticket Prices at MSG

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  20. College Basketball Picks: Connecticut Huskies vs. Iowa State Cyclones

    The Connecticut Huskies are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 contests as neutral court underdogs of three or fewer points...

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  21. Those Who Stayed with UConn Helped Save It

    When the University of Connecticut was hit with a postseason ban before the 2012-2013 season, the men's basketball team became a house divided...

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  22. 5 Things We Learned from UConn's Win over Villanova

    UConn is heading back to familiar territory. The No. 7 Huskies advanced to Madison Square Garden and the Sweet 16 on Saturday night, knocking off their former Big East rival and East Region No...

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  23. Shabazz Napier Injury: Updates on UConn Star's Leg

    As he has done all season, Shabazz Napier was pacing the UConn Huskies offense in the round of 32 against the Villanova Wildcats with 20 points, four rebounds and two steals...

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  24. Projecting Shabazz Napier's Final Stat Line, Blueprint for Success vs. Villanova

    After a 24-point, eight-rebound, six-assist performance in the second round against the St. Joseph's Hawks, the UConn Huskies' Shabazz Napier might be in for a rougher game against the Villanova Wildcats on Saturday...

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  25. Brimah Stepped Up When It Counted

    BUFFALO, N.Y. – Amida Brimah had four fouls, but UConn coach Kevin Ollie left him in down the stretch, and it paid off...

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