5:35 AM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014
Connecticut Huskies Rumors & News
NEW YORK – Daniel Hamilton and DeAndre Daniels, both LA kids, go way back. When UConn won the national championship, Hamilton texted his congratulations.
UConn’s two national championship basketball teams will be honored in a ceremony next Tuesday at Fenway Park, before the Red Sox-Yankees game.
Kevin Ollie is appearing on CBS This Morning on Wednesday, interviewed by Gayle King. He covered a lot of territory he has already covered recently, but he did address the prospects of coaching in the NBA, appearing to close the door on it now, but not in the future. (Talks for a new deal with UConn are just beginning, or about to begin.)
Hartford Courant Apr 14, 2014
HARTFORD — One day after the city drew more than 200,000 for the UConn dual championship celebration, Hartford scored another college basketball triumph.
Hartford Courant Apr 12, 2014
The Huskies found themselves in a new conference, the American Athletic Conference, but they had the same goal, win it all. Much was expected of the women, not as much from the men.
WORCESTER — David LeNeveu made 35 saves, and Darroll Powe's second-period goal was the game-winner Wednesday night at the DCU Center as the Wolf Pack defeated the Sharks, 2-1.
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma, off a base salary of $400,000, is getting $208,333.31 in bonus money.
Not only did coach Kevin Ollie restore a sense of pride to the UConn men's basketball program by leading the Huskies to the national championship Monday night, he put a little more money in his wallet.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Because there is no point in doubting the Huskies now, let's state this with absolute certainty.
STORRS — Three years ago, after an unlikely run to the national title, UConn inducted Kemba Walker into the Huskies of Honor. Normally, UConn waits four years after a player's college career to bestow that honor. On Tuesday, after another improbable championship run, the school again went against the model.
The triumphant UConn men's basketball team travels home today and heads for Gampel and a rally about 5 p.m. Follow along with our coverage live right here - pictures, video and more. See how UConn fans are reacting to the celebration and be a part of the title talk. Just use #UConn in your tweets and you'll wind up here! Remember ... no matter what happens, keep it clean, this is a family feed.
Huskies Lead From Opening Tip; Women Can Make It A Double TuesdayARLINGTON, Texas – Among Kevin Ollie's many notable phrases is "believing in the dark." He expects his players to believe, even when they can't see.
ARLINGTON, Texas — They took the stairs. They took them one step at a time. They took them one by one when there wasn't anything to play for last season and they were the pariahs of the NCAA. They took them one step at a time even after Louisville smoked them three times this season.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Now that the Huskies have won the title, athletic director Warde Manuel plans to sit down with coach Kevin Ollie and talk about a new contract, which will include more years and dollars.
Hartford Courant Apr 7, 2014
Shabazz Napier, a guard for The University of Connecticut's men's basketball team, recently told reporters he understands why athletes at Northwestern need a union, as he sometimes had to go to bed "starving" because he cannot afford food.