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  1. Jerry Jones deserves credit for manufacturing AT&T Stadium experi...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Whether it's the Final Four, a College Football Playoff championship game or NBA All-Star Weekend, nobody throws a party better than Jerry Jones and his $1.2 billion stadium, Jean-Jacques Taylor writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2014
  2. Frank Kaminsky is Final Four's most important player - College Ba...

    John Gasaway

    Despite the presence of stars like Shabazz Napier and Julius Randle, Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky is the most important player in the 2014 Final Four according to John Gasaway. He points to usage rates this postseason as a main factor.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  3. Shabazz Napier clutch as No. 21 UConn edges No. 13 Cincy

    Shabazz Napier hit a free throw with 11.1 seconds left as No. 21 Connecticut held off 13th-ranked Cincinnati 58-56 Friday night to advance to the American Athletic Conference tournament final.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  4. Nation's best point guards under pressure

    Miles Simon

    When March rolls around, the best teams usually feature a firm hand on the wheel: a point guard who can handle the exponentially increasing pressure that comes with the postseason and a one-loss-and-out format. To preview the upcoming conference tour...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  5. Kevin Ollie has UConn poised to return to the national spotlight

    C.L. Brown

    Kevin Ollie has job security. And UConn, after a year of being banned from the postseason, has tournament hopes. So while Jim Calhoun is still under, the program -- its success and its future -- rests with Ollie.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2013
  6. UConn Huskies expect to post perfect academic progress rate for b...

    Connecticut's men's basketball team, which was forced to sit out of last year's postseason because it failed to meet NCAA academic requirements in years past, has submitted a perfect academic progress rate for last season.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  7. 2013-14 College Basketball Preview - Connecticut Huskies

    Jordan Brenner

    Jordan Brenner previews the 2013-14 season for Connecticut. Now postseason-eligible, the Huskies, who return all five starters from last season, are primed to finish near the top of the AAC and make a deep NCAA tourney run.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  8. UConn Huskies qualify academically for men's basketball postseaso...

    Connecticut's men's basketball team, which was barred from the 2013 postseason because of past problems with its Academic Progress Rate, has qualified academically for next year's NCAA tournament.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  9. High school basketball playoffs and divergent paths

    Jeff MacGregor

    We round again into March and basketball and spring and we come to see the sorting of those who'll stay behind when high school ends from those who might keep climbing. And to remember how much and how little are at stake.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  10. Otto Porter Jr. rescues Hoyas in double-overtime thriller vs. UCo...

    Otto Porter Jr.'s layup with 9.5 seconds remaining in the second overtime gave No. 7 Georgetown a 79-78 victory over Connecticut on Wednesday night, the Hoyas' 10th straight win and first-ever at Gampel Pavilion.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  11. Connecticut Huskies basketball program has graduation rate of 11 ...

    The NCAA says that Connecticut's basketball program -- already banned from the postseason for failing to meet other academic standards -- has a graduation rate of just 11 percent.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2012
  12. Connecticut Huskies, 9 others to sit out postseason for APR

    Poor academic results will keep a record 10 men's basketball teams out of next year's NCAA tournament, including the first BCS school to face the penalty -- Connecticut.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  13. Remaining UConn players want Jim Calhoun to stay

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun did not appear with his players Thursday as they were honored by lawmakers at the state Capitol's annual "Husky Day."

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  14. Connecticut defections piling up

    Eamonn Brennan

    A few weeks ago, Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun reacted to news of his team's 2012-13 Academic Progress Rate-inflicted postseason ban with positive vibes. "There's no question [the regular season] would become a heck of a lot more important to us,"...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  15. Connecticut Huskies' Jim Calhoun confident amid Roscoe Smith, Mic...

    Andy Katz

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun says he remains optimistic the Huskies will have a winning season in 2013 and be a team that will challenge for an upper division finish in the Big East despite a number of defections and an NCAA postseason penalty next year.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2012
  16. NCAA defends Connecticut Huskies postseason ban stemming from APR...

    The NCAA defended its standard for academic performance Thursday that led to Connecticut's men's basketball team being banned from next year's postseason and has sparked concerns from members of Congress.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2012