Joe D’s Notebook
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 […]
SUNDAY, JAN 26- What do the hammer and the nail. the Yankees and Red Sox , pre 2004, and UConn and Rutgers in men’s basketball have in common. All are rivalries that aren’t rivalries because […]
SUNDAY JAN 19- 90 seconds into the second half, Gampel Pavilion might have been as loud as it has been in its 24 year history. Shabazz Napier had drained a three to tie UConn and […]
SATURDAY 1-18- Game day with the Cardinals is here. UConn and Louisville for the last time (for now) as conference rivals at what I can guarantee will be an ramped up Gampel Pavilion.Any game with […]
GAME DAY- January 16- When the UConn men’s basketball schedule was announced, this week stood out like a sore thumb. At Memphis, 9 PM home to Louisville. Well, the week is here and highly anticipated […]