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Back-to-Back: UConn caps dominant season with its second straight title

The questions were basically the same, followed by similar reactions: a smile, a shake of the head, and a moment of proud, yet somewhat-surprised reflection. After shooting an insane 72 percent as a team in the Big East Tournament quarterfinals against Xavier, UConn forward Alex Karaban reacted that way when asked to describe what transpired, […]

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Clingan, Huskies cruise to first round NCAA tourney win

. BROOKLYN – When you see Donovan Clingan and the way he carries himself, you would think he’s a fifth-year graduate senior, a player with immense experience, confidence, and comfortability in his role. UConn’s center, as a reminder, is only a sophomore. You can easily argue, though, he’s the Huskies’ biggest leader. Case in point:

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UConn showcases its dominance in BE Tourney beatdown of Xavier

NEW YORK – If you were to capture what the last calendar year has been like for UConn, dating back to the 2023 NCAA Tournament title and a 29-3 destruction of its competition this campaign, the second half of Thursday’s Big East Tournament quarterfinal against Xavier is the perfect snapshot. After falling behind 10-0 and

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Hamilton’s number (finally) raised to the rafters at Gampel

STORRS – His smirk, smile and laughter told it all. When asked how his team was able to pull off what’s considered a monumental upset over Duke in the 1999 National Championship Game, UConn legend Richard Hamilton quickly pushed aside the notion that the Huskies winning was a surprise. In fact, you could argue UConn,

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Clingan leads the way as top-ranked Huskies ambush No. 4 Marquette

HARTFORD – Moments after a rousing destruction of No. 4 Marquette, Dan Hurley headed over to the FOX Sports television crew, and, with conviction, held his index finger in the air to the crowd, letting them, and the nation, know who the No. 1 team in the college basketball world is. The Huskies’ 81-53 beatdown

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UConn’s fifth national championship, five years in the making

At the peak of the net-cutting ladder during the absolute peak of his basketball life, Dan Hurley smiled, turned to the right and shouted with joy toward his players, the ones who completed arguably the most dominant run in NCAA Tournament history with a 76-59 triumph over San Diego State in the national championship game

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UConn stars dominate second half in first round tourney win over Iona

ALBANY – Jordan Hawkins could hear the rumblings from the frustrated UConn portion of the crowd. After a rough 2-for-11 shooting performance in the Big East Tournament semifinals, he followed it up with a 0-for-6 showing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament against upset-hungry Iona. Adama Sanogo could feel the memories of NCAA

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UConn falls just short in Big East Tournament semifinals

NEW YORK – Going down the list of things that went wrong for UConn Friday night, it will give the impression that the Huskies were blown off the floor by Marquette in the Big East Tournament semifinals. Jordan Hawkins and Tristen Newton combined to shoot 4-of-21. The Huskies had severe communication issues guarding the three-point

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