UConn Basketball

with Kevin Duffy

Notes/Quotes from Rutgers: “Best guard conference in the country. It’s not even close.”

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Rutgers coach Mike Rice said there was a discussion on the bus ride to Storrs about which conference had the best backcourts. Big East, no contest, Rice insisted. On Sunday, he got a look at one of the league’s finestĀ  in Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun. Napier, still dealing with the left shoulder […] [Read More]
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UConn 66, Rutgers 54

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UConn snapped its first two-game losing streak of the season with a 66-54 victory over Rutgers Sunday afternoon at the XL Center. STAR OF THE GAME: Shabazz Napier, still bothered by a left shoulder contusion, was efficient throughout, totaling 19 points, five rebounds and six assists. The 6-foot-1 junior buried a 3-pointer from the right […] [Read More]
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Halftime: UConn 27, Rutgers 20

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UConn took a 27-20 lead into halftime behind nine points and five rebounds from Shabazz Napier, who seems a bit more comfortable with his injured left shoulder than he did a week ago. The Huskies held Rutgers to just four points over a nine-and-a-half minute span. UConn (12-5, 2-3 Big East) played two guards — […] [Read More]
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Gameday and live updates: Rutgers at UConn

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After an eight day layoff, UConn looks to snap a two-game skid when it hosts Rutgers this afternoon. Stats, rosters and links are below. *In Sunday’s Hearst Connecticut Newspapers, we took a look at the UConn’s glory days in the Big East and its future in a mid-major conference. *Big East at a glance WHEN: […] [Read More]
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