Monthly Archives: December 2013

So, this is planet Houston

The Huskies are back in Houston. They won’t be playing in the same building as their trip in 2011, but at least Niels Giffey, Shabazz Napier and Tyler Olander have some positive memories about visiting the city. It’s time for … Continue reading

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Park City conquered

The UConn basketball beat Eastern Washington 82-65 Saturday afternoon in Bridgeport, its first foray away from Hartford or Storrs for a home game since 1987. By all accounts it went pretty well. On the court, a sluggish start and a … Continue reading

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A blast from the past

I had a chance to catch up with Tim O’Toole prior to tonight’s UConn-Stanford game. O’Toole, who is an assistant coach with the Cardinal, is very familiar with UConn and its history. O’Toole has played against UConn (while at Fairfield), … Continue reading

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Let’s get ready to wrestle! (not really)

Greetings from snowy Gampel Pavilion. The Huskies worked out this morning in advance of Wednesday’s game against Stanford in Hartford. Here’s a few quick notes/quotes: — STANFORD MAY PRESENT UConn with a number of challenges, chief among them might be … Continue reading

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Purvis to have surgery

UConn redshirt freshman Rodney Purvis (Raleigh, N.C.) is scheduled to undergo shoulder surgery Tuesday morning at the UConn Health Center in Farmington for a left labral repair. The surgery, a left shoulder arthroscopy, will repair a torn labrum as well … Continue reading

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State (U) and Maine

A few quick words from UConn coach Kevin Ollie on his Huskies and the matchup with Maine Friday night in Hartford. — TODAY’S GAME IS UConn’s last for 12 days as the Huskies take a break for final exams. Maine … Continue reading

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Bazz is a bad, bad man

We’re nearly out of descriptions for Shabazz Napier’s play. The UConn guard is a maestro. To borrow a phrase, he has alligator blood in his veins. If you missed it, well, shame on you. Napier scored 26 points, including six … Continue reading

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