For the second time this season, UConn Huskies freshman guard Omar Calhoun has been named the Big East Freshman of the Week.
Here's the release from UConn:
STORRS (Feb. 18, 2013) --- For the second time this season, UConn freshman guard Omar Calhoun (Brooklyn, N.Y.) has been named BIG EAST Conference Rookie of the Week.
Calhoun scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds...
Freshman Omar Calhoun scored a season-high 22 points and Ryan Boatright had 21 to lead Connecticut to an 84-50 victory over winless Maryland-Eastern Shore on Monday night at the XL Center.
Calhoun and Boatright combined to score 15 of UConn's first 17 points in the second half. UConn went on a 15-0 run, capped by Boatright's steal and dunk that pushed to lead to 65-33 with...
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December 17, 2012
It's been since 1986 when the UConn Huskies men's basketball team last lost to an in-state team.
Since a 49-48 loss to the Hartford Hawks that year, which happened to be former coach Jim Calhoun's first year at the helm, the Huskies are 66-0 against teams from the state. Late on Sunday night in the 2012 Paradise Jam, they almost saw that streak come to an end.
Shabazz Napier scored 13 points and freshman Omar Calhoun added 12 to lead No. 23 Connecticut to a 67-49 win over Vermont on Tuesday night.
Holy Cross transfer R.J. Evans added 11 points and Tyler Olander had nine points and nine rebounds for UConn (2-0), which was playing its home opener after returning from Germany and an upset win over Michigan State last Friday in the Armed...
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November 13, 2012