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Daniel Hamilton excited about UConn, Kevin Ollie and cold weather

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UConn recruit Daniel Hamilton is enjoying the cold weather in New York City this week preparing for the Jordan Brand Classic, which is at 7 p.m. Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The 6-foot-7 guard, from St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, Calif., committed to UConn last May and signed a financial-aid […] [Read More]
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NCAA approves rule allowing “unlimited meals” to athletes

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Shabazz Napier will be playing professional basketball next season, but the 2014-15 UConn Huskies won’t need to go on chicken wing runs any longer if they want more food. The NCAA Legislative Council approved a rule Tuesday allowing scholarship athletes and walk-ons to receive unlimited meals and snacks. The previous rule limited athletes to three […] [Read More]
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Mike Aresco (AP)

Rapid Reaction: AAC tournament to Hartford in 2015

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In a somewhat surprising twist, the American Athletic Conference will hold its 2015 men’s basketball tournament in Hartford, according to Neill Ostrout of the Journal-Inquirer. It’s a surprising move for a few reasons: **While in Memphis, AAC commissioner Mike Aresco told me, “We always thought that we might well stay (in Memphis) a second year. […] [Read More]
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Shabazz Napier (AP)

The Case for Shabazz Napier…

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Tribute video for the Huskies, w/ Ollie and Miller dance moves at the end

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A recap of the UConn Huskies Final Four appearance at AT&T Stadium and postgame celebration from YouTube video: [Read More]
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Omar Calhoun, third from left, celebrates with the Huskies Monday night in Arlngton, Texas.

Omar Calhoun: “We’re going to do it again.”

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Two off-season hip surgeries and a season-long sophomore slump were distance memories when Omar Calhoun stood smiling on the court at AT&T Stadium with his UConn teammates celebrating the program’s fourth title since 1999. Calhoun didn’t play in the Final Four, but was that didn’t matter either after UConn’s 60-54 victory over Kentucky. “This is […] [Read More]
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Napier named Final Four MOP

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By William S. Paxton ARLINGTON, Texas – The comparisons to another famous point guard are over. Shabazz Napier has his own special place in UConn basketball history now. The senior point guard accomplished something not even predecessor Kemba Walker could do – win two national championships with the Huskies. Napier scored 22 points in Monday […] [Read More]
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UConn notebook: Manuel, Calhoun thrilled with Huskies’ latest title run

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A HAPPY BOSS: UConn Athletics Director Warde Manuel was one happy man on the court after the Huskies’60-54 win over  Kentucky in the national championship game Monday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. “It is going great – it is going great,” Manuel said. “They kept believing in themselves, kept working at it and […] [Read More]
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Live updates: UConn holds on, wins fourth national championship

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SECOND HALF Update: 0:00 — My God. UConn. National Champions. Update: 1:20 – That Daniels 3 would have done it. He hesitated just a bit. Update: 1:49 – UConn has never trailed here, which is amazing because it feels like its been clinging, hoping time expires, for most of this second half. Lasan Kromah came […] [Read More]
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A look at the little HD board and the giant HD board right above it.

Setting the national championship scene at AT&T Stadium

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  The UConn Huskies and Kentucky Wildcats are about three-and-a-half hours away from tipping off for the national championship. No. 8 Kentucky vs. No. 7 UConn RECORDS: Kentucky (29-10); UConn (31-8) WHEN: Monday, 9:10 p.m. WHERE: AT&T Stadium (77,122), Arlington, Texas ON THE AIR: TV – CBS (Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, Steve Kerr); Radio – […] [Read More]
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