"From the tip, it was about toughness," swingman Lasan Kromah said.
March 1, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm
NCAA tournament talk is filling the airways this time of year.
It's hard to ignore.
Yet meaningful games still remain on the regular-season schedule, including in...
February 28, 2014; Updated: 3:45 am
With just over a week left in the regular season, the race for American Athletic Conference Player of the year is extremely close.
You can make a strong case for any of the three talented frontrunners.
UConn's Shabazz Napier,...
February 27, 2014; Updated: 4:41 am
Tampa — Down six points at halftime, UConn's Shabazz Napier gave his teammates an earful.
Then, the high-scoring guard and backcourt mate Ryan Boatright went out and led the Huskies past South Florida.
"I was just letting...
February 26, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am
There are no secrets at this late stage of the season.
Opponents know exactly what UConn wants to do on offense end and vice versa.
The difference between winning...
February 24, 2014; Updated: 2:43 am
Storrs — UConn ran into a defensive stonewall on Sunday afternoon.
The Huskies didn't survive the collision.
After 40 frustrating minutes,...
February 24, 2014; Updated: 2:43 am
Storrs — Every time Richard Hamilton sees a former Duke basketball player, he receives the same reaction.
"They can't even look me in my face," Hamilton said. "That's how I like...
February 22, 2014; Updated: 11:25 pm
Storrs — From his recruiting visit during which he barked out instructions in a pick-up game with his future teammates to leading UConn to its first national championship, Khalid El-Amin took charge with his own...
February 23, 2014; Updated: 2:12 am
Storrs — Every successful season has a turning point.
UConn reached its turning point after consecutive road losses to Houston and Southern Methodist to open the American Athletic Conference season.
"We took it for...
February 22, 2014; Updated: 4:16 am
You'd think that Southern Methodist University coach Larry Brown would draw on his game plan from the last meeting with UConn to prepare for Sunday's rematch.
But that's not the case.
February 21, 2014; Updated: 4:21 am
Philadelphia — Shabazz Napier scored only two points in the first half and finished the game shooting 3 for 11 from the field. Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie was never worried about his star guard.
February 20, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
His confidence rarely wavers.
Junior Ryan Boatright always believes his next shot is going in.
That's why Boatright hasn't let a prolonged shooting funk affect...
February 16, 2014; Updated: 11:08 pm
Hartford - UConn's tight brotherhood bond was severely tested on Saturday afternoon.
But the Huskies stood strong and remained together while fighting to hold off an aggressive and talented American Athletic Conference opponent in...
February 15, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am
A month has passed since UConn scored one of its most significant victories of the season.
Now the No. 24 Huskies have a chance to add to that list in the rematch today as No. 20 Memphis visits for...
February 13, 2014; Updated: 11:16 pm
Hartford - UConn coach Kevin Ollie keeps telling his players to bring their locks come game day.
He's referring to the Huskies playing lock-down defense.
Judging from their latest results, they've been listening.
February 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
When coach Kevin Ollie recruited Lasan Kromah, he didn't offer the veteran a starting job.
Ollie offered opportunity.
Kromah, who played three years at George Washington before graduating and coming to UConn, has seized that...
February 10, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Orlando, Fla. - Balance and depth were more than enough to carry No. 22 UConn to an easy win over skidding Central Florida.
Lasan Kromah and Shabazz Napier each had 17 points and seven rebounds for the Huskies, who put five players...
February 9, 2014; Updated: 11:32 pm
Prior to embarking on a two-game road trip, UConn coach Kevin Ollie spoke about the importance of establishing some consistency.
The Huskies appeared to be heading in the right direction, winning six...
February 7, 2014; Updated: 1:20 am
Cincinnati — After leading most of the game, No. 22 UConn had a chance to finish off a big upset. The Huskies got a little too anxious.
They couldn't figure out how to stop Sean...
February 6, 2014; Updated: 7:15 am
The timing is perfect for tonight's marquee matchup between UConn and Cincinnati.
The 22nd-ranked Huskies (17-4, 5-3) are playing their best stretch of all-around basketball this season, winning six of...
February 4, 2014; Updated: 11:44 pm
UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie's hard work on the recruiting trail is paying off.
Will Jackson, a 6-foot-4, 180-pound guard out of Athens Christian School in Georgia, reportedly gave the Huskies an oral commitment Monday night.