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Amida Brimah #35, DeAndre Daniels #2 and Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrate after defeating the Iowa State Cyclones during the regional semifinal of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 28, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

UConn Holds Off Iowa State 81-76 In Sweet 16 At MSG

DeAndre Daniels scored 26 points, 18 in the second half, and UConn held off Iowa State 81-76 on Friday to reach the East Regional final a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.

03/28/2014

Shabazz Napier and the UConn Huskies (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

UConn Ready For Home Cooking Against Iowa State In Sweet 16

The Huskies are back at MSG, where they won seven Big East tourney titles. But head coach Kevin Ollie warned that being the local favorite doesn’t guarantee anything.

03/28/2014

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Sweet 16 Tickets At MSG Are More Expensive Than Final Four

This year, the NCAA Tournament finally returns to the ‘Mecca of Basketball’ for the East Regionals, and there is perhaps no better example of the demand for March Madness than prices for NCAA Tournament tickets to these sessions.

03/26/2014

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

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