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Syracuse's C.J. Fair

Selection Committee Chairman All But Declares Syracuse A No. 1 Seed

Even the chairman of the tight-lipped NCAA selection committee can’t deny this simple fact: Heading into this week’s conference tournaments, there’s Kentucky and Syracuse, and then everybody else.

03/07/2012

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UConn’s Jim Calhoun Taking Indefinite Medical Leave

The Hall of Fame coach, who turns 70 in May, has been suffering for several months from spinal stenosis, a lower back condition that causes him severe pain and hampers mobility, according to the release.

02/03/2012

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates during their 69-62 win over the Louisville Cardinals at Rupp Arena. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook

Some people told me I was crazy when I made that statement prior to Kentucky’s win over Louisville on Saturday but when you watch “MKG” play, it’s tough not to see why he’s more valuable than anyone else in college basketball.

WFAN–01/02/2012

John Calipari (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops

The annual showdown between hated rivals Louisville and Kentucky comes at high noon on New Year’s Eve on the heels of the Cardinals’ Big East opening game loss at home to Georgetown.

12/30/2011

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate their 69-58 win over the Cincinnati Bearcats during the third round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Verizon Center on March 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Kemba’s 33 Powers UConn Past Cincy

Kemba Walker scored 33 points and the conference that was supposedly so powerful at last put a member into the NCAA tournament’s regional semifinals Saturday night when Connecticut knocked off league foe Cincinnati 69-58.

WFAN–03/20/2011

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Big East Foes UConn, Cincy Meet In Round Of 32

The Big East is just too big and too good to fit into the usual tidy constraints of the NCAA tournament bracket. So it will come about on Saturday that Connecticut and Cincinnati will meet in the round of 32, the first time in NCAA tournament history an intraconference game has been played before the round of 16.

WFAN–03/19/2011

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Parise: 5 Thoughts on the Championship Game

After another great Friday night of Semi-Finals action, we are in for a special Big East Championship tonight at the Garden as Louisville takes on UConn.

WFAN–03/12/2011

Jamal Coombs-McDaniel #4, Kemba Walker #15, Charles Okwandu #35 and Alex Oriakhi #34 of the Connecticut Huskies react after a call late in the second half against the Syracuse Orange during the semifinals of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 11, 2011. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Walker Leads No. 21 UConn Into Big East Finals

Kemba Walker had 33 points and 12 rebounds in another phenomenal performance and the No. 21 Huskies held off No. 11 Syracuse 76-71 in overtime Friday night in the Big East tournament semifinals.

WFAN–03/11/2011

Kemba Walker #15 of the Connecticut Huskies dribbles passed Gilbert Brown #5 of the Pittsburgh Panthers during the quarterfinals of the 2011 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament presented by American Eagle Outfitters at Madison Square Garden on March 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Walker Shoots No. 21 UConn Past No. 3 Pittsburgh

Kemba Walker hit the winning basket on a classic stepback jumper at the buzzer, and No. 21 Connecticut stunned third-ranked Pittsburgh 76-74 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament on Thursday.

WFAN–03/10/2011

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Kemba Walker Leads UConn Past Georgetown

Kemba Walker scored 28 points in another stellar performance, and Connecticut remained alive in the Big East tournament with an easy 79-62 second-round victory over Georgetown on Wednesday.

WFAN–03/09/2011

Jim Calhoun of the UConn Huskies (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

No UConn Postseason Ban, But Calhoun Suspended

UConn coach Jim Calhoun was suspended for three games next season for recruiting violations committed, though the program dodged a major sanction when it was spared a postseason ban.

WFAN–02/22/2011

The Fiesta Bowl winners' trophy is shown Monday, Dec. 27, 2010 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Connecticut will face Oklahoma in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Casey’s Call: Fiesta Bowl – Oklahoma Vs. UConn Preview

The University of Connecticut football program has made unprecedented progress this season. Standing in their way in Phoenix will be the mighty Sooners of Oklahoma.

WFAN–12/31/2010

Dave Teggart

Last-Minute Field Goal Sends UConn To First Ever BCS Bowl Berth

Dave Teggart had four field goals, including a career-long 52-yarder with 17 seconds to play, as Connecticut clinched the Big East’s automatic Bowl Championship Series berth Saturday night with a 19-16 win over South Florida.

WFAN–12/04/2010

Ryan Clarke scores a TD

West Virginia Beats Rutgers For Share Of Big East Title

Geno Smith threw for a career-high 352 yards, Ryan Clarke had three short touchdown runs and No. 23 West Virginia overcame turnover problems to beat Rutgers 35-14 on Saturday and clinch at least a share of the Big East title.

WFAN–12/04/2010

Quarterback Cameron Newton #2 of the Auburn Tigers rushes for a touchdown past Bacarri Rambo #18 of the Georgia Bulldogs at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 13, 2010 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Casey’s Call: College Football – Week 11 Recap

All eyes were on Cam Newton to see how he would respond – at least on the field – to all the controversy and criticism surrounding his off-field problems.

WFAN–11/15/2010

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