UConn welcomes Edsall back with open press conference

Connecticut will welcome Randy Edsall back as head coach of the Huskies football program Friday morning at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. The press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. It is free and open to the public. It has been a surprising and eventful week in Storrs. With everyone assuming that Bob Diaco would […]

Purvis playing with a heavy heart tonight in Maui

Today was supposed to be the happy day. Maui sunshine. Surf and sand. All the glorious advantages of island life in Hawaii and basketball at the Lahaina Civic Center. UConn plays Oklahoma State Monday night in the first round of the 2016 event. UConn’s Rodney Purvis and Oklahoma State’s Tyrek Coger couldn’t wait. Just imagine […]

Thinking inside the box (score)

STORRS, Conn. _ What an amazing box score for No. 19 UConn Thursday night from a 101-55 victory over Detroit. The Huskies went on a 21-2 tear in the first half to take control of the game and after leading 48-26 at halftime, it was just a matter of watching the columns of the box […]

Ovation for a hero

STORRS, Conn. – Very cool moment at Gampel Pavilion at halftime of tonight’s UConn game vs. Detroit. The game was the opener of the 2K Sports Classic Benefiting Wounded Warrior Project, which concludes at Madison Square Garden in New York next week. UConn’s honorary captain for the game was Sgt. First Class Micah Welintukonis, a […]

Napier is giving UConn everything he’s got

STORRS, Conn. – During a postgame interview, it isn’t unusual to hear a player say he had no clue regarding the number of points, rebounds or assists he had while the game was going on. That’s the politically correct answer – at least it seems that way. The line of thinking: How can a player […]

Great start for college hoops season

Michigan State and Kansas emerged victorious at the Champions Classic Tuesday night in Chicago, but the big overall winner was college basketball. It’s hard for college basketball to grab headlines and get the attention of the sporting public at this time of the year. But the two winning teams, along with Kentucky, Duke and the […]

Mosqueda-Lewis and Tuck to miss playing time

Here is the detailed injury report from UConn regarding the conditions of University of Connecticut women’s basketball players Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Morgan Tuck. Mosqueda-Lewis, a junior guard/forward suffered a nerve contusion of the right elbow early in the second half of top-ranked UConn’s 76-57 victory over No. 3 Stanford on Monday evening. An MRI revealed […]

Two wins, a triple double, and reason for concern

Here are the headlines from a Veteran’s Day full of Connecticut basketball: — The top-ranked UConn women crushed No. 3 Stanford 76-57 at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs Monday night. The Huskies poured it on and dominated, even though Breanna Stewart played only 17 minutes and Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis played just 22 minutes. Both finished with nine […]

Ready for a hoop marathon

Just about ready for tip-off (3 p.m.) at the XL Center in Hartford where the No. 18 UConn Huskies take on in-state rival Yale in men’s basketball. We are going to celebrate the start of the regular season with a mini-marathon of hoops. When this one is over, and interviews have been conducted, I’ll be […]

UConn’s Daniels poised for breakout season

STORRS, Conn. _ College basketball observers took their eyes off the Connecticut Huskies at the end of last season. It was understandable because, as March Madness approached, everyone knew UConn’s season would end without the Big East tournament or a bid to the NCAA tournament, due to a postseason ban. Outside the Connecticut state border, […]