STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ UConn says X-rays taken on guard Ryan Boatright’s sprained left ankle showed no structural damage, but it is not clear if he will be ready to play when the Huskies host […]
Defending national champion Connecticut came to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off this week hoping to get an idea of what it needed to work on to be in a position to defend its title.
Ryan Boatright scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds as No. 17 UConn opened up defense of its national championship with a 66-53 win over Bryant University on Friday night.
Ryan Boatright plays defense like a personal-space-invading bully, getting into his opponent’s chest, bumping him around, chopping at his arms, tangling up his feet.
DeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds Saturday to help UConn snap Florida’s 30-game win streak with a 63-53 upset of the Gators at the Final Four.
On Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) _ With Jim Calhoun watching from the stands, Shabazz Napier capped Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie’s first NCAA tournament appearance with a win. Shaking off a 23-foot […]
By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Shabazz Napier and Ryan Boatright shrugged off slow starts to lead an 18-0 second-run that helped Connecticut come from behind to beat South Florida […]
By DAVE ZEITLIN Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ Shabazz Napier had 17 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as No. 21 Connecticut denied Temple its second straight upset over a nationally ranked team with a […]
Connecticut had lost two straight games, fallen out of the Top 25 and trailed by five points at halftime to a Harvard team that was on a nine-game winning streak.