Boatright Carries Huskies Past Bryant, but Can’t be Asked to Keep Ship Afloat By Himself

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Photo courtesy of miamiherald.com

The University of Connecticut men’s basketball team is coming off its fourth National Championship in school history and was lead last year by point guard Shabazz Napier. Even though Napier is now in the NBA the Huskies’ replacement for him has shown he can set the tone defensively and lead as Napier once did.

The No. 17 Huskies defeated the Bryant Bulldogs in their season opener Friday night, 66-53. Not everything went as planned in Storrs, Conn. for a team that received its National Championship rings prior to the game. Continue reading

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The Shabazz Napier Draft Night Story

Taken From: cdn.fansided.com

Taken From: cdn.fansided.com

(It is almost like Shabazz is waving goodbye) Here is my first person recollection of how my draft night went from awesome to terrible in the blink of an eye. And to think all of this happened because of one stinkin tweet by the King:

So thanks a lot LeBron, from every UConn fan. Here it goes.

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Pete Rose Manages Bluefish in Front of Near Sell Out

Bridgeport, Conn. saw one of baseball’s greatest players come to manage their Bluefish of the Independent League for one game on Monday. Pete Rose was named manager for the day and coached first base for the first five innings in front of 4,573 people at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

Check out this report by WSFB 3 Connecticut on youtube.

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UConn’s Moment at the White House

Photo Credit: ESPN

Photo Credit: ESPN

The UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams both won the Division I National Championship this past April, accomplishing this feat for the second time in the school’s history. UConn is the only school to win both championships in the same year and last did it 10 years ago in 2004.

Stefanie Dolson was a part of a memorable moment as she had some trouble keeping her balance. President Barack Obama, in mid hand shake with women’s coach Geno Auriemma, noticed Dolson and first made sure she was okay. Then laughs filled the room.

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