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  1. Last Call For A Garden Party

    Dana O'Neil & Conor Nevins

    Dave Gavitt's vision -- a Northeast alliance of basketball schools called the Big East -- came to life at Madison Square Garden.

    Eticket | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  2. About Last Night: Heat Burn the Bulls

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy realizing that you waited way too long to make that Harlem Shake video, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. LeBron James powered the Miami Heat to their ninth consecutive win as they beat the Chicago Bulls, 86-67,...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  3. Kevin Ollie, UConn Huskies basketball coach, receives new five-ye...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut has given men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie a five-year contract extension through the end of the 2017-18 season.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2012
  4. Jim Calhoun was tough coach for tough league -- men's college bas...

    Jason King

    Jim Calhoun became the toughest coach in the toughest league during his career at UConn. Former players and fellow coaches recall a man who was often at his best amid adversity.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  5. Connecticut Huskies' backcourt will have to lead the way -- colle...

    Andy Katz

    STORRS, Conn. -- While Connecticut isn't eligible to compete in the Big East tournament, NCAA or NIT, Jim Calhoun is confident the Huskies have a shot to be major factors in the Big East regular-season race. Whether that happens, there's no doubt w...

    Blog | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  6. Shabazz Napier sparks UConn comeback win

    Shabazz Napier scored 26 points and Jeremy Lamb added 22 to lead Connecticut to its 13th straight postseason win, 71-67 in overtime over West Virginia on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  7. A list of players who might end up on Wooden Award watch list - c...

    Andy Katz

    At this time last year, Ben Hansbrough's name didn't appear on the Wooden Award preseason watch list. Five months later, he edged out Connecticut's Kemba Walker for Big East Player of the Year. Using that as a backdrop, let's remember that the list...

    Blog | Conversation | October 03, 2011
  8. All the ingredients are there for Connecticut

    Paul Biancardi

    The Connecticut Huskies were in a pretty good shape before landing Andre Drummond, but now the defending national champs are easily among the upper echelon of the vaunted Big East. If the NBA's collective bargaining agreement makes college students s...

    Blog | August 27, 2011
  9. About Last Night: Conn-vincing wins for Huskies

    Whitney Holtzman

    The UConn men's and women's basketball teams had big wins in the Big East tournament Tuesday night. And in the NBA, Miami's melt down continued with its fifth straight loss as we look back at what happened last night.

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  10. Games We're Watching: Maya wants Moore

    Sarah Spain

    Maya Moore and company look to get past Notre Dame tonight to earn UConn its fourth straight Big East title. Meanwhile, the UConn men opened up their Big East tournament play against conference doormat, DePaul, this afternoon.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  11. Games We're Watching: Huskies on the hunt

    Sarah Spain

    A Big East semifinal between UConn and Rutgers headlines a huge night of women's college hoops. The Huskies look to take another step toward their fourth straight Big East title, while eight other teams look to take home their conference hardware tonight.

    Blog | Conversation | March 07, 2011
  12. About Last Night: Conn-quered

    Whitney Holtzman

    If Thursday was any indication of how UConn will handle the first three Big East games next season without Jim Calhoun, the Huskies are in trouble. In its first game since being penalized by the NCAA, UConn fell without its coach.

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  13. About Last Night: Saints go marching as Falcons go missing

    Amanda Rykoff

    A Saints comeback on "Monday Night Football," a Big East basketball showdown and a missing falcon are just some of the highlights from last night's action.

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  14. Breaking down the 2009 classes in the Big East

    Antonio Williams

    The top programs in the Big East flexed their muscle on the recruiting trail.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2009
  15. Breaking down the 2009 classes in the Big East

    Joel Francisco, Antonio Williams and Bob Gibbons

    The top programs in the Big East flexed their muscle on the recruiting trail.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2008
  16. Hall of Fame taps Barkley, Wilkins, Dumars, Auriemma

    Former NBA stars Charles Barkley, Joe Dumars and Dominique Wilkins, UConn Women's Coach Geno Auriemma, former Big East Commissioner David Gavitt and Italian National Team Coach Sandro Gamba were elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2006