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Coaching Beyond the Court: What I Learned from Coach Jim Calhoun

Kevin Ollie | Posted 03.29.2016 | Sports
Kevin Ollie

I'll be thinking of Coach Jim Calhoun, and the care he showed me on that day and every day. I'll be thinking about what really matters for a basketball team--and that's being there for each other.

Yes, College Athletes Deserve Better

Aaron Miller | Posted 06.11.2014 | Teen
Aaron Miller

So instead of simply denouncing unionization, the NCAA should address the underlying concerns and present a plan for compensating athletes with more than just sweat-suits and athletic shoes.

6 Reasons You Need To Watch The Women's NCAA National Championship Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

Attention college basketball fans: It's not over yet. The unlikely matchup in the men's national championship game on Monday night was just the op...

Defiant UConn Star Taunts NCAA Over Academic Ban

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

Shabazz Napier has America's attention. Thanks to his impressive on-court performance and his inflammatory postgame declaration, the University of ...

Beyond Basketball, What the UConn Huskies Mean to My Family

Jay Scott | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

I feel lucky to count myself among the early believers in Huskies basketball. As I wear my UConn shirt proudly today, I remember when the campus community rallied around our entire family.

Kemba Is Still Winning

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports

Charlotte Bobcats guard and UConn alum Kemba Walker had a great night on Monday. His NBA teammate Michael Kidd-Gilchrist did not. Kidd-Gilchrist, ...

UConn Player Speaks Of 'Hungry Nights,' Going To Bed 'Starving'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports

His on-court skills have generated a lot of money, but University of Connecticut basketball player Shabazz Napier says there are nights he can't affor...

Here's Why UConn Feels Right At Home In Madison Square Garden

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.29.2014 | Sports

Midtown Manhattan won't be confused with Storrs, Conn., any time soon but that doesn't mean the UConn Huskies don't feel right at home in the Big Appl...

UConn Coach Slaps His Own Player After Postgame Interview

Posted 03.30.2014 | Sports

Following UConn's Sweet 16 win over Iowa State, Huskies coach Kevin Ollie slapped freshman guard Terrence Samuel on national television. The rest of t...

Jim Boeheim Lashes Out At ESPN Reporter

Posted 02.14.2013 | Sports

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim seemed to be more upset with ESPN reporter Andy Katz on Wednesday night than his team's loss to UConn. During Boeheim's...

A Guide to Better Sports Analysis

David Berri | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
David Berri

When we listen to an analyst on television during a basketball game, we should hope to hear analysis that takes what we are seeing and breaks it down into the factors that are determining the observed outcomes.

Not A Good Way To End The Season

Posted 03.16.2012 | Sports

This isn't the way UConn wanted to end the season. Not only did the Huskies fall short in their first game of the NCAA Tournament, losing to Iowa Stat...

No. 8 Iowa State vs. No. 9 UConn

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

The defending champion UConn Huskies will open their bid to repeat as national champions against the Iowa State Cyclones on Thursday evening in Louisv...

Will NCAA Bubble Burst For UConn?

CollegeHoops.Net | Posted 03.02.2012 | Sports

Since we're down to the stretch run, Bracketology projections will be coming fast and furious instead of once a week. The big news is that South Flori...

The Best Teams Of 2011

Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

What is it that makes a team great? Is it a consistent dominance from start to finish that simply suffocates opponents? The Green Bay Packers have...

WATCH: UConn Player Posterizes Columbia Defender

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.12.2012 | Sports

According to Urban Dictionary, "posterize" is defined as a "Basketball term meaning to embarrass some one usually while slamming the ball over them. I...

Jordan Schultz

College Basketball Preview 2011: The 15 Best Storylines This Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.02.2012 | Sports

If there is one positive to come out of the NBA Lockout, it's that several future superstars elected to return to school and, the quality of college b...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Last night's championship game will long be remembered for what it didn't have: made baskets. Butler set the all-time record for futility in a championship game, shooting just 18.8 per cent.

UConn Students Riot In Streets

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.05.2011 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. — University of Connecticut and state police say they arrested 27 people after the Huskies won the national basketball championship. ...

NCAA Title Game LIVE UPDATES

Posted 06.04.2011 | Sports

Butler and UConn square off tonight in the NCAA tournament championship game at 9:23 p.m. ET. It has been a wild tournament thus far, filled with craz...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With all the hoo-hah that college basketball receives, how many of you outside of Indiana followed the Butler Bulldogs this season? Heck, not that many in Indianapolis follow them.

UConn Women's Coach Rips Fans

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

STORRS, Conn. -- Connecticut fans may have seen their last NCAA tournament game in Storrs for a while. Coach Geno Auriemma, disappointed that fewer t...

Does Connecticut Have What it Takes to Go All the Way?

Dolan Knapp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dolan Knapp

This season has been pleasantly surprising for a UConn team that, going into the 2010-2011 season was young and unrecognized.

The Kemba Walker Show

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Kemba Walker hit the winning basket on a classic stepback jumper at the buzzer, and No. 21 Connecticut stunned third-ranked Pittsburgh 76-...

WATCH: Bizarre Missed Free Throw

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Try getting this rebound. Late in the first half of UConn's 65-56 loss to West Virginia, sophomore Alex Oriakhi stepped up to the free throw line. T...