Kevin Ollie delivered on the promise he made last month after UConn’s final home game, bringing an NCAA championship back to Gampel Pavilion.
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.
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.
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.
Sam Cassell, Jr. and Daniel Hamilton have signed up to attend UConn and play with the Huskies.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Stony Brook coach Steve Pikiell might have been happy a few years ago with an 11-point loss to Connecticut.
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 […]