Monthly Archives: September 2012

Calhoun’s best Husky?

Here’s an interesting UConn ranking, if you care to read. One of my colleagues, a talented writer who works for she-who-must-not-be-named (in my world newspapers like ships are all female, I guess), wanted to get an idea of who might … Continue reading

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The invasion of Germany

ESPN just sent out a news release including a couple of photos of Ramstein Air Base in Germany. UConn and Michigan State will play there Nov. 9 in what is being called the Armed Forces Classic. The first picture is … Continue reading

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Schedule finalized

The UConn men’s basketball team’s schedule is set, save for the minor matter of appealing (which will almost certainly be denied) to the Big East to be allowed into the league tournament. A number of start times and TV coverage … Continue reading

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Calhoun retires: The day after

Here’s the roundup of today’s stories from the Journal Inquirer by myself and colleague John Silver. Perfect Pass: Calhoun hands reins to Ollie Notebook: Family pleased with Calhoun’s decision Silver: A true grinder takes over – Neill

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It’s official, Calhoun retires

Jim Calhoun is officially retired. Here’s UConn’s official release: Jim Calhoun, who took over a regional program at the University of Connecticut 26 years ago and built it into a three-time NCAA champion and a perennial national power, has announced … Continue reading

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Calhoun to retire; Ollie stepping in

Jim Calhoun arrived in Connecticut just over 26 years ago, saying the job of turning the state’s flagship university into a basketball power was “doable.” Today, that job is done. Calhoun, with 873 wins, three national championships, nine Big East … Continue reading

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Napier has surgery on foot

STORRS — University of Connecticut junior guard Shabazz Napier will be out of action for the next several weeks as he recovers from surgery on his right foot to repair a bothersome stress fracture. Napier, the Huskies’ most experienced returning … Continue reading

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