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  1. UConn Huskies' Kevin Ollie has helped change the perception of cr...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Kevin Ollie learned how to coach by sitting on benches across the NBA. Now, he has the UConn Huskies ready to defend their title.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  2. Respect for a coaching original

    Jay Bilas

    Mark me down as one of those who has always liked Jim Calhoun. Because of his brisk demeanor, some people are in the opposite camp, finding Calhoun distasteful and hard to like. Not I. Calhoun, who has opted to retire, leaves the game as an original...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  3. Competitiveness key to Calhoun's success

    Fran Fraschilla

    When I took over a downtrodden St. John's program in 1996, I wanted to compete with the top programs in the Big East as quickly as possible. So, the best model I could think of copying was Jim Calhoun's Connecticut Huskies program because t...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  4. A murky future for Jim Calhoun's team

    Fran Fraschilla

    Although Jim Calhoun is one year removed from his third NCAA championship, his Connecticut Huskies basketball program will enter this summer with as many unanswered questions as at any time since he took over in 1986. The effects of recent NCAA r...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  5. Can Jim Calhoun make the UConn Huskies championship contenders ag...

    Fran Fraschilla

    ESPN Insider Fran Fraschilla writes that there are many questions facing Jim Calhoun and the UConn Huskies, and returning the Huskies to championship contention could be Calhoun's greatest challenge in years.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  6. NCB - Can the UConn Huskies be this season's UConn Huskies?

    Doug Gottlieb

    Doug Gottlieb breaks down the enigmatic UConn Huskies to see if they can turn things around and mirror last season's run to the NCAA title.

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  7. Bracketology: UConn Huskies' bid is safe for now - CBB

    Joe Lunardi

    Joe Lunardi provides his first S-curve update of the season. See how your team is situated for the NCAA tournament as of this very moment. For UConn Huskies fans, there's no need to worry just yet.

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  8. For UConn, defense and turnovers hold key to turnaround - NCB

    John Gasaway

    Connecticut is struggling, but why? John Gasaway peers under the hood and finds that turnovers and a lack of suffocating defense are holding the Huskies back. Without some improvements, it could short circuit any return to the Final Four.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  9. Re-evaluating the Big East as conference play begins

    Fran Fraschilla

    Pitt is skidding, the Hoyas are soaring, the Friars are ahead of schedule. It seems some preconceptions for the Big East are proving incorrect this season. Fran Fraschilla resets the board and provides his take on how each of the 16 teams' tales will end.

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  10. CBB - UConn Huskies have more talent than many realize

    John Gasaway

    John Gasaway says while North Carolina and Kentucky have gotten all the early season buzz, the UConn Huskies are still a top-5 team to be reckoned with.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  11. How North Carolina Tar Heels, other top-5 teams could slip up - C...

    Fran Fraschilla

    Fran Fraschilla writes about what could go wrong for each of the top five teams in the preseason college hoops poll and keep them from achieving elite success this season.

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  12. NBA Draft - Ford on top UConn forwards lead Big East's top prospe...

    Chad Ford

    Chad Ford evaluates the top five NBA draft prospects in the Big East and finds that after highly touted UConn forwards Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb the conference's NBA talent pool is rather shallow.

    Blog | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  13. NBA Draft - UConn's Andre Drummond is No. 1

    Chad Ford, David Thorpe, Fran Fraschilla

    Chad Ford, David Thorpe and Fran Fraschilla explain why University of Connecticut freshman Andre Drummond is one of three players deserving of the No. 1 pick in the 2012 NBA draft.

    Blog | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  14. Depleted Big 12 is nation's best for hoops

    Joe Lunardi

    A few days back, UConn coach Jim Calhoun said his Huskies should play in the nation's best basketball conference. The implication was that the "best conference" would either be what's left of the Big East or the new-look ACC. But that got u...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  15. NCAA - Conference realignment - Is Big East, ACC or Big 12 nation...

    Joe Lunardi

    When Jim Calhoun stated his UConn Huskies should be in the nation's top basketball conference, the implication was that he was referring to the ACC or the Big East. But Joe Lunardi shows that the nine-team Big 12 may be the nation's best.

    Blog | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  16. CBB - Connecticut Huskies 2011-12 Summer Buzz preview

    Elena Bergeron

    The Summer Buzz series tips off in Connecticut to check in with Jim Calhoun and his Huskies, with in-depth analysis from Jay Bilas, Doug Gottlieb, Fran Fraschilla and Joe Lunardi on UConn's 2011-12 outlook.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2011