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UConn Celebrates 1 NCAA Title, Watches Shot At 2nd

Kevin Ollie delivered on the promise he made last month after UConn’s final home game, bringing an NCAA championship back to Gampel Pavilion.

04/08/2014

Head coach Kevin Ollie of the Connecticut Huskies cuts down the net after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel Championship

Last night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school’s fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.

04/08/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 and the Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Michigan State Spartans to win the East Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 30, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays Off

The Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.

04/03/2014

Joe Harris #12 and London Perrantes #23 of the Virginia Cavaliers. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Madison Square Garden Still The Mecca For Young Ballers

Wilt had some unbelievable games here. Ali and Frazier fought here. The players who will take the court at Madison Square Garden this weekend, though, don’t remember any of that. And yet they still regard the Garden as the World’s Most Famous Arena.

03/28/2014

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Cassell, Hamilton Commit to UConn

Sam Cassell, Jr. and Daniel Hamilton have signed up to attend UConn and play with the Huskies.

11/21/2013

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Olander Returns

STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut center Tyler Olander has been reinstated to the men’s basketball team a little more than a week after drunken driving charges against him were dropped. The 6-foot-10 forward practiced with […]

10/03/2013

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UConn Breaking Ground For New Basketball Center

The University of Connecticut is set to break the ground for the new $35 million basketball development center just days after its women’s team earned the record-tying eighth NCAA title.

04/14/2013

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UConn Beats Washington 61-53

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie signed a long-term contract Saturday, then walked onto the court to a standing ovation and watched his team improve to 10-2 with a fourth straight win. “It […]

12/30/2012

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UConn Edges Stony Brook

Stony Brook coach Steve Pikiell might have been happy a few years ago with an 11-point loss to Connecticut.

11/26/2012

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New Mexico Trips Up UConn Men In UVI

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) _ New Mexico kept No. 21 Connecticut from winning the lone tournament it could have won this season. Tournament MVP Kendall Williams scored 15 points and the Lobos staved […]

11/20/2012

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