Defending Champion UConn Ready To Go From Hunters To HuntedDefending national champion UConn goes from playing with a chip on its shoulder to a target on its back.
UConn, Kentucky Ready To Battle It Out In Improbable NCAA Title GameNeither was around in last year's tourney — Connecticut because of a tournament ban over academic issues; Kentucky because it didn't make the field. And neither looked like title contenders at times this season.
Rising Star: Connecticut Guard Ryan BoatrightOn Friday, after Iowa State had cut a 17-point deficit to four with two minutes left, Boatright made what his coach called the play of the game.
Rothstein: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops; Big East's Best Backcourt & Other NotesThe hottest team in the Big East will travel to the Queen City to take on pound for pound the toughest team in college basketball.
Rothstein: Butler, UNC And 5 Questions Heading Into Busy Night In College HoopsCollege basketball's elite rivalry will bring out the best in North Carolina for the first 20 minutes, but we can't see Roy Williams' team staying close with the Blue Devils for an entire game.
Rothstein Files: Five Observations From UConnMonday was the first time I took in a practice at Gampel Pavilion when Jim Calhoun wasn't the head mens basketball coach at UConn.
Rothstein: Calhoun Era Over, But Obstacles Remain In Ollie's WayThe Jim Calhoun era is over. Assistant Kevin Ollie will be the head coach for UConn during the upcoming season but wasn't granted the three-year deal he desired, according to multiple sources.
Rothstein Files: Calhoun Facing Uncharted Territory At UConn
UConn Edges West Virginia In OT, Gets 'Cuse In Big East QuartersShabazz Napier scored 26 points and Jeremy Lamb added 22 to lead Connecticut to its 12th straight postseason win, 71-67, in overtime over West Virginia on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East Tournament.
UConn Breezes Past DePaul In Big East Tournament OpenerJeremy Lamb scored 25 points and Ryan Boatright added 19 to lead Connecticut to an 81-67 victory over DePaul on Tuesday in the opening round of the Big East Tournament.
UConn Beats Seton Hall 69-46Ryan Boatright scored 19 points, Jeremy Lamb had 17 and the Huskies beat Seton Hall 69-46 on Saturday in their first game since the school announced Calhoun was taking an indefinite leave of absence.
Boatright's Attorney Blasts NCAA, Mother Considers Legal ActionBoatright played Sunday in the 24th-ranked Huskies' 50-48 loss to Notre Dame after the NCAA said it would it take no further action, despite finding that he and his mother had accepted more than $8,000 in impermissible benefits.