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Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun, left, stands with player Kemba Walker (15) near the end of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Seton Hall in Newark, N.J. With do-everything guard Kemba Walker taking the reins, the Huskies raced past all expectations by beating some of the nation's best programs to win the Maui Invitational in November. That jumped UConn not just back into the polls, but the Top 10(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Pick Six: UConn Leads Resurgent NCAA Programs

Led by a surprising turnaround at UConn that even coach Jim Calhoun didn’t see coming, some of college basketball’s elite programs are, well, elite again.


Head Coach Paul Pasqualoni of UConn. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Despite Coaching Change, UConn Lands 16 Recruits

UConn football coach Paul Pasqualoni has landed a class of 16 recruits, less than a month after joining the Huskies. Most of those who committed to former coach Randy Edsall faxed in their letters of intent early Wednesday, national signing day.


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Major UConn Football Donor Pulls Support in Scathing Letter

A major benefactor to the University of Connecticut wants the school to return $3 million in donations and remove his family name from its football complex.


UConn athletic director Jeff Hathaway (AP Photo)

UConn Football Donor Demands Return Of $3M

A major donor to the UConn football program is demanding the return of $3 million in donations and the removal of his name from a campus building over disagreements with the athletic director.


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UConn’s Calhoun Calls On Fans To Embrace Squad

Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun is hoping for bigger crowds to watch what he calls a very “embraceable” team. No. 10 UConn hosts Rutgers on Tuesday, coming off Saturday’s 82-81 overtime win at No. 12 Texas.


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.


Geno Auriemma, head coach of the Connecticut Huskies works the bench against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden on December 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

UConn’s Win Streak Ends At 90 In Loss To Stanford

Top-ranked Connecticut’s record 90-game winning streak is over. The Huskies never led and were beaten by No. 9 Stanford 71-59 on Thursday night, ending a remarkable run that drew national attention.


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UConn Sets National Mark With 89th Straight Win

Men’s teams. Women’s teams. No. 89 belongs to UConn. It beats them all.


Geno Auriemma, head coach of the Connecticut Huskies watches from the bench as players celebrate during a victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Maggie Dixon Classic at Madison Square Garden on December 19, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Can UConn Women Top UCLA’s Historic Streak?

Coach Geno Auriemma and his players — just Huskies, never the Lady Huskies — have been so dominant that some in the sports world have even suggested their overwhelming success is no good for the game.


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Edsall: UConn Not Up-And-Coming Any More

After three bowl wins and four consecutive postseason appearances, coach Randy Edsall said Monday Connecticut has earned some respect, and should no longer be considered overachievers.


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Former UConn Basketball Star Art Quimby Dies At 77

Former University of Connecticut basketball star Art Quimby, who averaged more than 21 rebounds a game for the Huskies in the 1950s, has died. He was 77.


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Casey’s Call: College Football Recap – From Chumps To Champs

As crazy as it sounds – although I did predict it in my season preview – the University of Connecticut has won the Big East conference and clinched their first ever BCS bowl berth.


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No. 9 Oklahoma To Face UConn In Fiesta Bowl

The Fiesta Bowl missed its marquee matchup. Left with little choice after the Orange Bowl took No. 5 Stanford, the Fiesta Bowl ended up selecting four-loss Connecticut to face Big 12 champion Oklahoma.


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Jim Calhoun On The FAN

UConn head coach Jim Calhoun joins Mike Francesa after a big Huskies win in Maui.


UConn Main Campus Now On Single-Stream Recycling

The days of sorting metal, plastic and other recycling items into separate bins are over on the University of Connecticut’s flagship campus.