1. The 10 Best Players in UConn Women's Basketball History (The Geno Era)

    The UConn Huskies women's basketball team is a legitimate contender in a "most successful sports programs in American history" conversation. This success began with the hiring of Geno Auriemma...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 28,193 reads 9 comments

  2. Pop! UConn's NCAA Bubble Bursts in South Bend

    Well that hurts. With all due respect to world class bracketologist Joe Lunardi's latest projections, that sound you heard in South Bend last night was UConn's bubble bursting...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 237 reads 13 comments

  3. UConn-Notre Dame: Do or Die Time for the Huskies?

    UConn is in trouble again. Prior to the nightmarish "Senior Day" game against Louisville, there was a consensus that the Huskies needed to win two of their three remaining regular season games ...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 91 reads 6 comments

  4. Congratulations Tina Charles! UConn Huskies All-Time Leader in Points, Rebounds

    I guess yelling can be effective. Tina Charles was, and sometimes still is, Coach Geno's favorite target. He has screamed at her. He routinely told anyone with a microphone how disappointed he was in her play...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 248 reads 0 comments

  5. Stanley Robinson, We Need You!

    Stanley Robinson is the most talented player on the UConn Huskies basketball team.   Problem is, he doesn't yet seem to believe it. Coach Calhoun and the rest of the coaching staff keep trying to convince him of this fact, but it hasn't stuck...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 170 reads 5 comments

  6. UConn Has Played Their Way onto the Bubble

    Well, that was huge. The UConn Huskies of 2009/2010 have finally arrived. This is the UConn team that was ranked No. 10 in Sports Illustrated's preseason poll. After last night's 73-62 victory over No...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 130 reads 0 comments

  7. The Most Important Game of the Year: UConn - West Virginia Preview

    Yes...tonight's game in Hartford between UConn and No. 8 West Virginia is absolutely the most important game of the Huskies' difficult, yet still hopeful, season. If there was ever a time to use the phrase "must win", tonight is the night...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 116 reads 0 comments

  8. L.A. Sparks Clearing Cap Space, Making a Play For LeBron (Satire)

    In a bold and unprecedented move, the L.A. Sparks of the WNBA has decided that the only way to beat the Connecticut Sun is to acquire LeBron James through free agency...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 528 reads 0 comments

  9. Tiger to Speak on Friday — What He Should Say

    The great Tiger Woods is ending his reclusive silence on Friday to address a small group of friends, associates and hand-picked members of the media...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 23 reads 0 comments

  10. Can The Celtics Get Kobe For Scalabrine, Draft Pick?

    No, not really. It was actually Kobe and Pau for Scalabrine, Tony Allen, Eddie House, J.R. Giddens, and Rasheed Wallace's corpse. Okay, just made that one up too. Here's the thing.....

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 472 reads 7 comments

  11. Premature Projections: UConn's Road to The Dance

    You are almost always getting way too far ahead of yourself when you are talking about your team's NCAA chances when said team is sitting in 12th place in their conference. Yet, that's what I am going to do right now...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  12. Can Kemba Walker Take UConn to The Dance?

    Has Kemba Walker finally developed into the type of point guard that the Huskies need? Does he know "get it" and understand what it takes to lead a team at this level? I have no idea. No one but Kemba would know that...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 200 reads 0 comments

  13. UConn 84 Villanova 75

    Now that's more like it! The UConn Huskies (15-11, 5-8) joined the Big East upset party with a much needed win over No. 3 Villanova (22-3, 11-2) tonight in Philadelphia. Over the last four days, then-No...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 33 reads 0 comments

  14. What's Left to Say — UConn v. Villanova Preview

    Hmmm... A "Big Monday" matchup pitting UConn against Villanova. I suppose that was a good idea when the TV people were making up the schedules, but now it seems a bit mean...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 185 reads 0 comments

  15. What's in a Name? Sometimes a Lot

    I make no secret that I am not a fan of LeBron James. I think he is an amazing, absolutely amazing physical talent...the likes of which the league has never seen, but I don't like him...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Dunk Contest Is a Joke

    Seriously — this event has become a major joke...worse than a joke, it is a yawn fest. When Nate Robinson, all 3'5" of him, is your highlight attraction, then you can't really call it an "event...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 345 reads 2 comments

  17. Cincinnati 60 UConn 48

    The headline on ESPN's game recap is "Cincy embarrasses UConn in Calhoun's return from leave of absence." I would disagree. It should read something like "UConn embarrasses themselves...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  18. Go Time: UConn Must Win Against Cincy Today

    I know that it is a bit silly to say that a 14-10, 4-7 team is in a "must win" situation. Barring a 6-1 record in their remaining games (which include bouts against top ten teams Villanova ...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  19. Coach Calhoun is Back...For How Long?

    Jim Calhoun, the Hall of Fame men's basketball coach at UConn, was reportedly back at work Thursday. Coach Calhoun has missed almost three weeks, including seven games, while on a medical leave of absence...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 76 reads 1 comments

  20. Open Letter to Referee John Cahill

    Dear John Cahill, What do you have against the UConn men's basketball team? Do you like it that we cringe when we see that you will be a referee at one of our games? You don't think we have ...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 1,015 reads 0 comments

  21. Tyrus Thomas and Da Bulls' Dilemma

    Da Bulls have a problem...quite a few actually, but one of them is named Tyrus Thomas. Thomas is a problem because he doesn't like to play team basketball and he doesn't respect the team. He is an amazingly athletic power forward...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 150 reads 1 comments

  22. NCAA Tournament Expansion

    Bad idea. Simple as that. Need more? As is usually the case with bad ideas, greed is the motivating factor here. The NCAA has an option to opt out of their contract with CBS after this season's tournament...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  23. Ray Allen - 2 Deal or Not 2 Deal

    It feels like every writer covering the Celtics or the NBA (most beat writers for other teams have passed at this point) has written a piece about the need for the Celtics to deal away Ray Allen and his $19MM+ contract...

    Tom Smith Written by Tom Smith about almost 5 years ago 27 reads 0 comments