UConn’s Hamilton ready to keep rising

My latest story for Today’sU.com posted earlier today. To take a look ahead to Daniel Hamilton’s sophomore season at UConn, click on this link. Enjoy.

UConn’s Cassell nearing return to court

STORRS, Conn. – The crutches that became part of Sam Cassell Jr.’s daily wardrobe last winter are gone. Friday evening at Gampel Pavilion, the junior guard was officiating a pickup game at Kevin Ollie’s basketball camp and a smile had returned to his face. But Cassell, sidelined Jan. 25 with a stress fracture in his […]

Renewal of Georgetown series highlights UConn schedule

Games against Georgetown, Maryland, Ohio State  and Texas  – in addition to the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament – highlight the 2015-16 non-conference schedule announced by the UConn men’s basketball program on Tuesday. The Huskies have set a 13-game non-conference schedule. UConn’s 18-game American Athletic Conference schedule will be released a later date. The return of […]

Gibbs, Miller, Larrier officially join UConn hoops

UConn officially announced the addition of transfers Sterling Gibbs, Shonn Miller and Terry Larrier to the men’s basketball program. Monday night’s announcement is an indication the three have signed financial aid agreements with the university and enrolled. Gibbs, from Seton Hall, and Miller, from Cornell, are graduate students who have already completed degree work at […]

UConn lands 2016 power forward Diarra

As Kevin Ollie and his staff continue to pursue players for the upcoming college basketball season, UConn received its first commitment from the Class of 2016 on Friday. Mamadou Diarra, a 6-foot-8 power forward who will play at Woodstock Academy next season, announced his decision at a press conference at the school’s library and donned […]

Huskies upgrade roster with addition of transfer Gibbs

The Sterling Gibbs watch has ended. The graduate transfer from Seton Hall concluded his search for a new school with a high degree of predictability late Saturday afternoon, announcing his commitment to UConn on his Twitter account. What does it mean for the Huskies? Well, at least on paper, UConn now has the talent to […]

Samuel transferring from UConn after two years

This is the time of year when college basketball players come and go. For the second time in a little over a month, a player has announced he is transferring from UConn. Thursday afternoon UConn announced sophomore guard Terrence Samuel has requested and been granted his release. Samuel, who helped UConn win the 2014 national championship […]

UConn’s Ollie says he isn’t looking to leave Huskies

The rumors swirling around Kevin Ollie’s future are nothing compared to last season, after the UConn Huskies won the NCAA men’s basketball championship. But the fact that his name has been mentioned recently as a possible candidate for the Oklahoma City Thunder coaching job in the NBA, led to Ollie issuing a statement Wednesday morning. […]

Honest Cal cannot tell a lie

As we go deeper and deeper into the NCAA tournament every year, we are constantly reminded of what an honest man Kentucky has in coach John Calipari. When Calipari took his turn on Monday’s teleconference with the Final Four coaches, it sounded a bit like George Washington telling the tale of the cheery tree. “I […]

Boatright shoulders unexpected ending to UConn career

STORRS, Conn. – It wasn’t the type of ending Ryan Boatright had imagined when he decided to return for his senior season at UConn. Remember, Boatright said he had his bags packed for the NBA last April, only to reconsider, return to Storrs and chase his dream of back-to-back national championships. The thought of cutting […]