Basketball

Column: Even after loss to Australia, Team USA should still be heavy favorite 

Column: Even after loss to Australia, Team USA should still be heavy favorite 

Though the headliners all withdrew from Team USA, the other performers are still making it work for the basketball team. After breaking their 78-game win streak with a 98-94 loss to Australia, Team USA finished off exhibition play Monday with a 84-68 win over Team Canada. 

Men’s Basketball: Hurley, intense as ever, brings UConn back to the basics

Men’s Basketball: Hurley, intense as ever, brings UConn back to the basics

Intensity. That’s the one constant in every answer given by the UConn men’s basketball team following its first official practice of the season Saturday afternoon. Hurley is intense, his practices are intense and it’s jarring—but welcomed.