UConn Basketball

Latest news and information on UConn men's basketball

The ConnCast: Talking UConn, LeBron and yes, NHL!

on
So who’s going home with the Conn Smythe trophy this year? In addition to that pressing issue, Hearst Connecticut sportswriter Chris Brodeur and I talk about recruiting, Kevin Ollie and UConn’s four newcomers. As usual, Chris calls me out and forces me to explain an embarrassing story. I also get pretty “Heated” in my defense […] [Read More]

Walker left off All-Rookie team

on
Statistically speaking, Kemba Walker was snubbed in the NBA All-Rookie voting. Perhaps one statistic stood out to the voters: Charlotte was 7-59, good for the most dismal winning percentage in league history. In spurts, Walker was a bright spot for the lowly Bobcats. He averaged 12.1 points, 4.4 assists and 3.5 rebounds while committing just […] [Read More]

A Closer Look: Tyler Olander

on
Searching for a breakout player next year? All signs point to Tyler Olander putting up solid numbers as the team’s best post player. Here’s a brief look at Olander’s career thus far: Path to Storrs: Jim Calhoun used to drive to Bradley International Airport, board his chartered jet, which would barely clear Homer Babbidge Library […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Big Opportunity for Olander

on
As we learned six days after the season ended, the transfer rumors surrounding former UConn center Alex Oriakhi turned out to be very true. Once Oriakhi asked for his release, there was talk that Tyler Olander was next. After all, a potential change in scenery made perfect sense: Olander’s playing time — and confidence — […] [Read More]
Categories: General