Monthly Archives: October 2012

AIC on tap; Wolf won’t play

— THE LONG WAIT for the return of college basketball to Storrs is over. What? You haven’t been eagerly awaiting this season? Well, it actually should be a lot of fun. And the Huskies may actually turn some heads in … Continue reading

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Wolf sidelined with concussion

Just as guard Shabazz Napier is working his way toward 100 percent, the UConn basketball team is dealing with another injury. Center Enosch Wolf suffered a concussion in a recent practice and is out of action indefinitely. The 7-foot-1 junior … Continue reading

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A brand new day

Sorry for the late post. It’s been a long day. But here are few news and notes from Big East media day in New York. It was certainly odd attending this even without Jim Calhoun there. The times they are … Continue reading

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No, you are!

Apparently the Jim Boeheim-Rick Pitino relationship has gone the through the exact opposite progression as the Jim Calhoun-Rick Pitino relationship. Calhoun and Pitino went from hated rivals (at Northeastern and BU) to tolerable colleagues to somewhat friends. Boeheim and Pitino, … Continue reading

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UConn picked 9th; Napier makes 2nd team

The picks are in, at least in terms of preseason. Here are the Big East preseason coaches poll and all-league teams: 2012-13 Preseason Coaches’ Poll Louisville (14)196 Syracuse 175 Notre Dame (1) 166 Cincinnati 152 Georgetown 136 Pittsburgh 132 Marquette … Continue reading

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Construction to start on practice facility

The University of Connecticut announced Tuesday that it will begin construction of a new basketball practice facility, having now raised $24 million of the projected $32 million it will cost to build the structure. What is now known as the … Continue reading

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The real first day

Practice No. 1 of the Kevin Ollie era at UConn is in the books. No, Jim Calhoun wasn’t in attendance, at least not late in the workout. The Huskies started in Guyer Gym, as they usually did on the first … Continue reading

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