Monthly Archive for February, 2013

: February, 2013

ESPN Report: Catholic Seven to leave in 2013, take Big East name

The seven Catholic Big East schools will form their own league beginning next fall and will retain the Big East name, according to an ESPN Report Thursday. Big East presidents and athletic directors

Dissecting the plays that doomed UConn…

Here’s what went wrong for UConn in the final minutes of Wednesday’s 79-78 double overtime thriller against Georgetown. FIRST OVERTIME 0:05—After DeAndre Daniels blocks Otto Porter’s turnaround, Ryan

Notes/Quotes from Georgetown: “This was a very, very, very, very emotional game.”

A lethargic first half turned into the wildest game of UConn’s truly insane season. The Huskies stormed back from a 12-point deficit with 4:36 remaining in regulation. Then Georgetown, trailing 78-71

Georgetown 79, Uconn 78 (2 OT)

*** Otto Porter Jr. went coast-to-coast for a layup with eight seconds to complete a miraculous comeback in the second overtime and propel Georgetown to a 79-78 victory Wednesday at Gampel Pavilion.

Halftime: UConn 22, Georgetown 19

Despite two combined points from Ryan Boatright and Shabazz Napier, UConn took a 22-19  lead into halftime Wednesday against seventh-ranked Georgetown. In a half played at Georgetown’s pace, the

Gameday and updates: Georgetown at UConn

A few hours until tip here at Gampel Pavilion. Georgetown, riding a nine-game win streak, vistis UConn for a late-season matchup with conference title implications. The Hoyas (11-3) are in first

Breaking down UConn and Georgetown…

Georgetown puts its nine-game winning streak on the line Wednesday at Gampel Pavilion. UConn seeks its 20th win — an accomplishment few thought was possible at season’s start — and a third

Notes/Quotes from Feb. 26: “They’re the most disciplined team we’ll play”

UConn hosts Georgetown Wednesday in its final marquee matchup of its postseason-less campaign. Much of Tuesday’s discussion centered on Otto Porter Jr., Georgetown’s do-it-all sophomore forward. Here

A look at Otto Porter Jr…

The reigning Big East Player of the Week and likely conference Player of the Year pays a visit to Gampel Pavilion Wednesday. Otto Porter Jr., a super-versatile 6-foot-8 sophomore, dropped 33 on

Report: UConn offers Fairfield Prep’s Chukwu

Fairfield Prep 7-footer Paschal Chukwu picked up an offer from UConn Saturday, according to A native of Nigeria, Chukwu spent his first two high school seasons at Trinity Catholic, which