Recruiting Roundup: Dec. 21

All has been quiet on the recruiting front in the past few months. UConn is still stuck on two — Kentan Facey and Terrence Samuel — for the class of 2013. It seems likely, though, that the Huskies

We Were Only Freshmen…

Omar Calhoun was hyped up in the preseason by a writer or two. So far, the 6-foot-5 freshman has been impressive against lesser competition (22 points vs. Maryland Eastern Shore) and not-so-hot

Notes/Quotes from Dec. 20: “I kind of came to terms with no matter what we do, it’s not going to be in our hands.”

If nothing else, you can count on Shabazz Napier to share an opinion or two. Early in the season, the Huskies insisted that they were playing this season for Kevin Ollie, whose contract expires in

Newtown reaction across college basketball world

Five days after the most heinous act of violence in recent U.S. history, several college basketball coaches have expressed their concern with current gun laws. I agree wholeheartedly, and my thoughts

My thoughts on Newtown

I’ve wanted to write something since Saturday. I just didn’t feel it was appropriate. Maybe it’s human nature to personalize things. Maybe the advent of social media has simply provided an outlet for

Notes/Quotes from UMES: “We’re going to continue to not just have moments, but have a movement where we can stop this violence.”

UConn paid tribute to the 26 Sandy Hook elementary victims with a moment of silence before Monday’s game versus Maryland Eastern Shore. The players and cheerleaders — some holding candles — stood in

UConn 84, Maryland Eastern Shore 50

A 26-6 run to open the second half powered UConn to a 84-50 blowout victory over Maryland Eastern Shore Monday night at the XL Center. The Huskies move to 8-2 while Maryland Eastern Shore drops to

Halftime: UConn 39, Maryland Eastern Shore 27