Monthly Archives: January 2013

Big night at the Dunk

GREETINGS FROM THE Dunkin’ Donuts Center in lovely downtown Providence. UConn and Providence are about to get going here in what should be an entertaining affair. The Friars have had the Huskies’ number in recent years. We’ll see if the … Continue reading

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UConn hits the gas late

A few quick notes from UConn’s 66-54 win over Rutgers Sunday afternoon at the old mall: — IT APPEARS AS if Shabazz Napier’s shoulder is no longer an issue. He had 19 points, six assists, five rebounds in 36 minutes … Continue reading

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RU ready?

A few words from the UConn basketball team following practice Saturday morning, along with the usual injury update: — THE NEWS ON Shabazz Napier’s injured shoulder is generally good. Coach Kevin Ollie said he was 100 percent. “Everything is good,” … Continue reading

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Napier (shoulder) misses practice, is day-to-day

We spent a few minutes Thursday with the UConn basketball team. The Huskies head to Pittsburgh tomorrow and will take on the Panthers Saturday afternoon (Noon, ESPN2). — THE BIG NEWS, is you can call it that, is point guard … Continue reading

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Looking out for No. 1

Greetings from the XL Center where UConn is about to tangle with No. 1 Louisville. Amida Brimah, the 6-foot-11 center from Ghana via Miami, is in the house a few hours after offering UConn head coach Kevin Ollie a verbal … Continue reading

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UConn plays streak ender again

NOT GOING TO say I told you so, because I didn’t. But I did have a small feeling UConn might beat Notre Dame today. Here’s the game story from the JI. — FIRST THOUGHTS: Whoever that was in Tyler Olander’s … Continue reading

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Irish eyes on UConn

We’re here at the Joyce Center/Purcell Pavilion (when did we stop calling it the former, by the way) waiting for UConn and Notre Dame to get going. — IF YOU MISSED it, here’s today’s story from the JI previewing the … Continue reading

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