UConn Men's Basketball stories in the SI Vault

Mush, You Huskies By Alexander Wolff, February 05, 1990 In the beastly Big East, Connecticut has become one of the top dogs.

He Talks It, They Walk It By Leigh Montville, February 03, 1992 Connecticut's Jim Calhoun will tell you (and tell you) that his Huskies can now step up.

Top Gun By Alexander Wolff, March 04, 1996 In a conference full of high-flying shooters, UConn's Ray Allen has put together a season that makes him the Big East's Top Gun.

Conn Artists By Jack McCallum, April 05, 1999 In a tour de force of defense and grit, UConn created a hardwood masterpiece, shocking Duke to win the national championship.

When Brain Meets Brawn By Tim Layden, November 24, 2003 Emeka Okafor hits the books so fiercely he'll graduate a year early and blocks shots so ferociously he's the game's most feared defender.

The Conn Game By Alexander Wolff, April 12, 2004 Behind a full-throttle performance from Emeka Okafor, Connecticut cruised past Georgia Tech to win the NCAA title.

A Need To Get Mean By Seth Davis, November 21, 2005 UConn's Rudy Gay is the latest can't-miss product of Baltimore's legendary Cecil-Kirk Rec Center. But can the mild-mannered star muster enough swagger to lead the Huskies to a title?

Notably Absent By Joe Lemire, March 08, 2010 Three tournament mainstays are having off years, but one -- UConn -- is battling to keep its place at the Dance.

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