Shock the World: UConn Basketball in the Calhoun Era

Join author Peter Burns as he chronicles Huskies hoops in his new book, “Shock the World: UConn Basketball in the Calhoun Era.” A professor of political science at Loyola University New Orleans and a

Media Poll: Top 20 players of Calhoun era

The horde has spoken…or voted. Shortly after I unveiled my top 20 players of the Calhoun era last week, a little light bulb went off: Why not poll the other beat writers, too?  Most of them have

Kuran Iverson commits to Memphis

Connecticut’s top high school player, 6-foot-8 swingman Kuran Iverson, verbally committed to Memphis Monday night, according to ESPN’s Reggie Rankin. There’s no denying Iverson’s talent (he has NBA

Recruiting Roundup: September 21

Jim Calhoun’s retirement hasn’t seemed to change things on the recruiting front. Truth is, all 2013 and 2014 recruits anticipated that they’d be playing for Calhoun’s successor anyway. And right now,

Top 20 players in the Calhoun Era

Check out the Sunday edition of Hearst Connecticut Newspapers (Connecticut Post, Stamford Advocate, Danbury News-Times and Greenwich Time) for a special section on Jim Calhoun and the past 26 years of

Nation’s top 2013 recruit adds UConn to list

Jabari Parker, widely considered the best high school player in the class of 2013, is giving Kevin Ollie a chance to make a pitch. ESPN Chicago reported Thursday that Parker, a versatile 6-foot-7

Breaking down Calhoun’s contract

As reported by Jeff Jacobs of The Hartford Courant, newly retired coach Jim Calhoun, now the Special Assistant to the Athletic Director, will be paid handsomely in the upcoming year. Some details

Ex-Husky Moore could join staff

Former UConn player Ricky Moore, who played a pivotal role in the team’s 1999 national championship, could be joining Kevin Ollie’s staff as an assistant. The news was first reported by Alex Kline of