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Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats drives to the basket as DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies defends during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 22, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Napier Leads UConn In 77-65 Win Over Villanova

Shabazz Napier scored 25 points in leading Connecticut to a 77-65 win over second-seeded Villanova in the third round of the NCAA tournament Saturday night.

03/23/2014

Shabazz Napier #13 of the Connecticut Huskies goes to the basket as DeAndre Bembry #43 and Ronald Roberts, Jr. #13 of the Saint Joseph's Hawks defend during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 20, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

UConn Outlasts St. Joseph’s In 89-81 OT Win

Shabazz Napier shook off a miss at the second-half buzzer to score nine of his 24 points in overtime and lead seventh-seeded Connecticut to a 89-81 win over Saint Joseph’s in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday.

03/20/2014

DeAndre Daniels #2 of the Connecticut Huskies (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre Daniels

Among his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.

03/18/2014

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UConn, Police Investigate Claims Of Hazing Against Sorority & Fraternity

The Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity were temporarily suspended on Monday from all activities on campus pending the outcome of UConn’s investigation.

03/11/2014

Memphis head coach Josh Pastner (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Memphis, Notre Dame & More

The Tigers are no longer in Conference-USA and that’s just what they were reminded of when they were beaten at home on Saturday by Cincinnati. Next up? A date Thursday with Louisville.

01/06/2014

Shabazz Napier (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Shabazz, Indiana & More

I said after I saw UConn practice in October that Napier was the best guard in college basketball. And after the first few weeks of the season, it’s hard to waver from that proclamation.

11/25/2013

Shabazz Napier (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; UConn, UCLA & More

The Huskies showed signs of brilliance in Friday night’s 78-77 win over Maryland at the Barclays Center, and even though they only beat the Terps by a single point, there was more than enough reasons to believe that Kevin Ollie’s squad will be a top 15-20 team all season.

11/11/2013

Paul Pasqualoni (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Paul Pasqualoni Out At UConn After 0-4 Start

Athletic director Warde Manuel announced the dismissal two days after the latest defeat. Pasqualoni, in his third season at UConn, finishes with a 10-18 record.

09/30/2013

Paul Pasqualoni  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

UConn Shocked By FCS’ Towson On Opening Night

Towson wants to make sure it doesn’t get overlooked this year. The Tigers, who were left out of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs despite winning their final four games last season, posted perhaps the biggest win in program history on Thursday.

08/30/2013

Shabazz Napier (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s American Athletic Conference Offseason Notebook

The advantage that the American has over leagues like the Atlantic 10 and the Big East is that this conference has three teams — Louisville, Memphis, and UConn — that all should be ranked in the Top 25 for the majority of the season.

08/05/2013

UConn/Hartford Courtant happiness poll. (credit: UConn Polling Center)

Poll: Level Of Happiness Linked To Wealth

A full 58 percent of respondents to a new University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant poll answered they were either completely happy or very happy.

06/18/2013

Geno Auriemma, head coach of the UConn Huskies, watches his team against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the semifinal game of the 2013 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship at New Orleans Arena on April 7, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

UConn, Louisville To Meet In Women’s NCAA Title Game

Connecticut beat Louisville comfortably back in January and didn’t even have star Breanna Stewart on the floor at the time. That doesn’t mean the Huskies are going to be brimming with confidence about their chances of winning an eighth NCAA national title on Tuesday night against the Cardinals.

04/08/2013

UConn head coach Geno Auriemma (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

UConn Signs Women’s Hoops Coach Geno Auriemma To New 5-Year Deal

The 59-year-old Hall of Famer, who has coached at UConn for the past 28 seasons, will make $1.95 million in salary, speaking fees and media fees in the next year.

03/27/2013

2012 Big East tournament (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know It

The Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.

03/12/2013

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UConn Women Take Down South Florida 85-51

Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored a career-high 32 points and Stefanie Dolson added 25 as No. 3 Connecticut tuned up for a Big East rematch with second-ranked Notre Dame by racing past South Florida 85-51 on Saturday.

03/02/2013

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