Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bearcats headed to Hartford

A few words from the Huskies as they prep for Saturday’s game against Cincinnati in Hartford: — IT’S A PIPE dream that UConn (22-6, 10-5) will catch Cincinnati (24-4, 13-2) and Louisville in the AAC standings but the Huskies would … Continue reading

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More road kill

Sneaking out of the Sun Dome but here are some quick reactions from the Huskies after their 61-56 win over South Florida Wednesday night. — APPARENTLY HIS PERFORMANCE on the court was only the public show. Shabazz Napier was just … Continue reading

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Huskies Bull-ish about rebounding from loss

Just left the UConn team hotel after a brief chat with the Huskies. UConn is in Tampa for Wednesday’s game against South Florida (7 p.m., CBS-SN). Here are a few notes and quotes from the particulars: — THE HUSKIES ARE … Continue reading

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Brown out

About to check out of Storrs, but here’s a few notes and quotes from the particulars after UConn’s 64-55 loss to SMU Sunday. — IT WAS OBVIOUSLY one of UConn’s worst offensive games this season. The Huskies shot a season-low … Continue reading

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Naughty by Napier

  Another big game, another Shabazz Napier show. The UConn senior had 34 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals as the Huskies beat Memphis 86-81 in overtime Saturday. “He’s a great player. He’s an all-American player,” UConn coach … Continue reading

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Huskies-Tigers, Take II

If you can tear yourself away from your sweetheart long enough, let’s talk some hoops. No. 24 UConn takes on No. 20 Memphis Saturday afternoon in Hartford. A few notes and quotes from the particulars: — UCONN SOPHOMORE GUARD Omar … Continue reading

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Celebration time

There was plenty for the UConn men’s basketball team to celebrate last night. Not the least of which was head manager Nick Blanco’s wild celebration. In case you missed it, here’s my story from today’s JI: By Neill Ostrout Journal … Continue reading

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