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Omar Calhoun, Tyler Olander Still Making Big Contributions

Tyler Olander started the last national championship game in which UConn participated. He did it as a freshman in 2011. Omar Calhoun, a highly rated recruit from New York, started the first 41 games of his career at UConn and averaged 10 points as a freshman in 2012-13. Normally, credentials like that would make for a prominent role as the Huskies prepare to play in the Final Four...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn Needs Omar Calhoun To Return To Top Form

It has been a long, difficult season for UConn's Omar Calhoun, the longest and most difficult of his basketball life. "I've never played basketball like this," he said as he arrived in Tampa with his teammates for a game Wednesday against South Florida at the Sun Dome. "I'm definitely upset. I'm trying to get through it." Calhoun, a sophomore...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 19 Connecticut routs Detroit

Omar Calhoun led six Connecticut players in double figures with 17 points as the 19th-ranked Huskies routed Detroit 101-55 on Thursday night in the opening round of the 2K Sports Classic. Niels Giffey tied the career high he set against Yale on Monday with 15 points, all in the first half, for UConn (3-0). Giffey, who has not scored in the second half of a game this season, entered...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

UConn routs Detroit 101-55 in 2K Sports Classic

Omar Calhoun led six Connecticut players in double figures with 17 points as the 19th-ranked Huskies routed Detroit 101-55 on Thursday night in the opening round of the 2K Sports Classic. Niels Giffey tied the career high he set against Yale on Monday with 15 points, all in the first half, for UConn (3-0). Giffey, who has not scored in the second half of a game this season, entered...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Calhoun leads UConn to rout of Concordia

Omar Calhoun scored 16 points to help No. 18 Connecticut beat Concordia University 98-38 in an exhibition game Monday night. UConn coach Kevin Ollie got a good look at his entire roster in the lopsided contest. Niels Giffey scored 12 points, DeAndre Daniels added 11 and Terrence Samuel finished with 10 points and 12 assists. The Huskies scored the first 10 points of the game and...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Omar Calhoun Named Big East Freshman of the Week

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...
Via Sox and Dawgs
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UConn 84, Md.-Eastern Shore 50

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...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

UConn Survives Quinnipiac in Double OT 89-83

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. ...
Via Sox and Dawgs
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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