UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL: Much has changed for Huskies in a year's time- The New Haven Register - Serving New Haven, Connecticut
"As a sophomore, going into my junior year, the people they’re blaming it on is the class of juniors and seniors," Napier said. "The way it’s been explained to me is that, even though we’re doing the right thing, my class has a great GPA, it makes it seem like we’re doing something wrong. For us to be blamed for something like that, we feel it’s not cool at all."
UCONN MEN'S BASKETBALL: Recruit Omar Calhoun MVP at All-American Championship- The New Haven Register - Serving New Haven, Connecticut
University of Connecticut recruit Omar Calhoun scored a tournament record 26 points to lead the East to an 84-72 victory over the West in the second annual All-American Championship, played Sunday at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.
UConn's Calhoun wins award for serving community - Boston.com
Calhoun, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2005, is being honored for charity work including his donations to the UConn Health Center and his annual holiday food drive.
UConn Women: Huskies Proved Doubters Wrong - Courant.com
"Not a lot of people thought we would even make it this far," Hayes said. "You might say I'm crazy for even saying that, but it was clear at the beginning of the season that not many people even expected we would be [in the Final Four]. So I am proud of my team, proud of how far we got. We fought until the end."
Journal Inquirer > Sports > UConn women: Unmet expectations
When the calendar turned to March, though, UConn was as its best. It defeated the Irish to successfully defend its Big East Tournament title. With the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Kingston (R.I.) Regional, it defeated Prairie View A&M, Kansas State, Penn State, and Kentucky by an average of 28.8 points — the closest game being 15 — to reach the Final Four for a record-tying fifth straight year.