Joe D’s Notebook
It’s less than a day since the regular season finale for the UConn men’s basketball team and I am still hard pressed to describe what took place yesterday at the House of Horrors known as the KFC Yum!Center in Louisville.
For whatever reason, Senior Night for the UConn Men hasn’t had the same emotional tug as it has for the Women. The main reason is probably that most of the time, the best men’s players leave before they become seniors, an option not available to the women.
Lo and behold,it’s the final week of the regular season. Isn’t it great to be a UConn basketball fan and know that unlike last season, there is life beyond the final game. But first things first, a quick recap and some reflections.
THURSDAY, FEB 28 FROM TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT- For 27 minutes last night, it looked like the UConn Huskies were headed for their most disastrous loss of the season. They trailed South Florida, a team that […]
Greetings from Bradley International before we fly to Tampa thru Atlanta for tomorrow night’s game with USF. It’s hard to believe that we are into the final two weeks of the regular season but it’s not the final two weeks like last season.
MONDAY-2/17- Saturday afternoon at the XL Center was a day to remind you why you love college basketball. Two outstanding teams, two great young coaches, a roaring crowd. And for the second time this season, […]
Late night in Orlando after UConn got back on track with a 75-55 win at Central Florida. It was an interesting night to be sure at CFE Arena on the UCF campus.
The age old phrase “Defense wins championships” was never more evident that last night at Fifth Third Arena where AAC leader Cincinnati turned up the defensive intensity in the last 22 minutes to edge UConn 63-58.
THURSDAY, 2-6-14: The Huskies have trudged thru the snow and made it to Cincinnati. Delayed by the storm that hit Connecticut on Wednesday, The UConn men arrived at their team hotel late on Wednesday night […]
FRIDAY, JANUARY 31: Trying to figure out sports is sometimes impossible. On New Years Eve, without 2 injured starers, Houston shocked UConn 77-74 in the AAC opener. Then last night, with those two starters back […]