Joe D’Ambrosio


Joe D’s Notebook: Pirate Treasure

For the first time in a month, the UConn men were back in the friendly confines on Gampel Pavilion on Sunday. And like the last time, the offense was in high gear in an 85-67 win over East Carolina to continue the recent upswing in their play.


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Joe D’s Notebook: The Return Of The Big Fella

The most significant moment of UConn’s 67-41 demolition of UCF on Sunday came just 3 ½ minutes in. That’s when Amida Brimah returned to action for the first time since December 12th. Whether it was a coincidence or not, lots of the Huskies moving pieces looked better.


Photo Credit:  Bob Stowell

Joe D’s Notebook: Cats and Dogs

Shockingly, it wasn’t the Huskies who came out victoriously but the Bearcats, taking a 58-57 decision at the XL Center.
I just watched a replay of the two plays at the end of the game that drew the ire of Kevin Ollie.


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Joe D’s Notebook: Handling The Hoyas

Saturday had an old time feel to it at the XL Center, and like many of those old UConn games in the building, the Huskies emerged victorious, knocking off Georgetown 68-62.


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Joe D’s Notebook: The Temple Of Doom

So much for momentum.


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Joe D’s Notebook: Clearing Out The Mind Before Exams

It’s a week off for all UConn teams as the student athletes take final semester exams. A good time to catch up on a few items. Mission accomplished by the UConn men on Saturday in […]


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Joe D’s Notebook: The Combo Platter

This edition of the notebook takes one item from Column A (football) and one item from Column B (basketball), to feed your UConn appetite.


New UConn football helmet.

Joe D’s Notebook: Tulane, The Recap

Football isn’t a subjective sport, like figure skating or diving, where style points are critical towards victory. It’s the final score that counts. And thus, Saturday’s 7-3 win by the UConn Huskies at Tulane has […]


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Joe D’s Notebook: ECU The Recap

Halloween Eve was a long awaited treat for UConn Football Fans. After not seeing their team win in East Hartford since the second week of the season, the Huskies put on a solid showing to […]


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Joe D’s Notebook: Cincy, The Recap

Some college football refer to Nippert Stadium as “The Wrigley Field of College Football”. For the UConn Huskies, it’s the Little House of Horrors and was truly that again on Saturday night as Cincinnati dominated […]




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