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Big East Report: Four Teams Remain

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If it wasn’t for UConn’s run to the national title last season, the story of the NCAA tournament may have been the collectively woeful performance by the Big East. The league got 11 bids and only two teams — UConn and 11th seeded Marquette — advanced to the Sweet 16. This year, nine Big East […] [Read More]

UConn enters pivotal offseason

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We’ve reflected enough; now it’s time to look ahead. Actually, check out this link first: UConn’s season in quotes. O.K., now we’ve reflected enough. When UConn takes the floor in October 2012, there may be some radical changes to the roster (coaching staff included) and the team’s expectations. Let’s examine the most important offseason storylines: […] [Read More]
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UConn’s Season in Quotes

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A look back at the 2011-12 UConn basketball season and some of its memorable quotes: *October 19: “As talented as some of these young kids may be, they aren’t magical. Every one of you that saw Kemba play, every one of you who are sports fans, you could feel the magic he gave his teammates. […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Iowa State: “More often than not, you end up sitting here talking about what you could have done and should have done.”

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For one, Jeremy Lamb probably shouldn’t have attempted a windmill on the last play of the game. Really not his best idea. That was the exclamation point on an extremely disappointing effort that ended a very disappointing year. Any way you slice it, this was not a good season for UConn basketball. In the aftermath […] [Read More]
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UConn becomes first defending champion since ’96 to lose in first round

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UConn returned four of five starters from last season’s national championship squad, but lost a pretty damn valuable one in Kemba Walker. This season ended with a 20-14 record and a disheartening 77-64 defeat to eighth-seeded Iowa State in the first round. Let’s take a look back at how the past 20 NCAA champions have […] [Read More]
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Live coverage: UConn vs. Iowa State

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Gameday: UConn vs. Iowa State

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Two things can happen tonight: Either UConn sets up a second round showdown with top-seeded Kentucky or the Huskies head back to Storrs for good with a 20-14 final record. Here’s everything you need to know about tonight’s clash between UConn/Iowa State. And here’s the 2011-12 intro video that I’ve been searching for since the […] [Read More]

Poll: What’s the key for UConn Thursday?

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The key to Thursday’s game is… [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from UConn press conference: “I always felt this team pushed too hard to be something it wasn’t yet.”

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For the first time this season, Jim Calhoun really opened up about UConn’s struggles and shed some light on the pysche of the team. “I always thought that this team pushed too hard, too much to be something it wasn’t yet,” Calhoun said at Wednesday’s press conference. “And that’s somewhat of why we had an […] [Read More]

Iowa State Players: “I mean, Kemba Walker isn’t coming back, is he?”

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All season long, Jim Calhoun has preached that UConn isn’t defending its national championship, but simply trying to win a new one. Iowa State has bought into the philosophy, as well. “I mean, Kemba Walker is not coming back, is he?” shooting guard Scott Christopherson rhetorically asked. “Obviously, we know Connecticut is one of the […] [Read More]