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    2010-11 UConn Men's Basketball Championship Season Timeline

    LogoMay 7, 2010
    Connecticut Men's Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun Signs New Contract
    The University of Connecticut and head men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun have agreed to terms on a five-year contract that will run through June 30, 2014. The deal is effective retroactively from July 1, 2009.(read more)

    Alex Oriakhi and Kemba Walker


    LogoJuly 2, 2010
    Two Added to Huskies' Staff
    The University of Connecticut announced Friday the hiring of Kevin Ollie to the position of Assistant Men's Basketball Coach and Glen Miller to the position of Director of Men's Basketball Administration. (read more)

    LogoOctober 20, 2010
    Walker Named to Preseason All BIG EAST Team
    Connecticut's Kemba Walker and Villanova's Corey Fisher made the All-BIG EAST Third Team last season. Walker, a 6-1 junior guard, averaged 14.6 ppg last year. He led the league in steals with a 2.1 average and was second in assists with a 5.1 mark. Fisher averaged 13.3 ppg and a team-leading 3.9 assists. Walker and Fisher both finished second on their respective teams in scoring. Both call the Bronx, N.Y., home. (read more)

    LogoOctober 20, 2010
    UConn Selected 10th in BIG EAST Men's Basketball Preseason Poll
    Pittsburgh is the choice to win the 2010-11 BIG EAST men's basketball regular-season crown in the BIG EAST Preseason Coaches' Poll. The Panthers, who finished 25-9 overall and tied for second place in the conference at 13-5 last season, collected 12 first-place votes from the head coaches who did not place their own teams on their ballots. (read more)

    Jeremy Lamb


    LogoNovember 12, 2010
    Men's Hoops Downs Stony Brook in 2010-11 Season Opener
    Oriakhi Pulls Down Career-High 18 Rebounds (read more)

    LogoNovember 17, 2010
    Connecticut Opens Maui Invitational With 83-79 Win Over Wichita State
    Kemba Walker Nets 29 points in the Second Half (read more)

    LogoNovember 23, 2010
    UConn Upsets No. 2 Michigan State In Maui, 70-67
    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun joked last week that he still didn't know all his players' names, much less how good they're going to be.

    After knocking out a heavyweight in a championship-caliber bout, he - and everyone else, for that matter - should know these young Huskies are for real. (read more)

    LogoNovember 25, 2010
    Kemba Keeps Hot, Huskies Top No. 8 Kentucky, 84-67
    Kemba Walker scored 29 points to lead UConn to the Maui Tournament Title (read more)

    LogoDecember 28, 2010
    No. 4 UConn Falls in Big East Opener to No. 6 Pittsburgh, 78-63
    UConn still leads Pittsburgh 7-6 when both teams are nationally ranked (read more)

    LogoJanuary 7, 2011
    Walker Earns Midseason Accolades
    It was announced today by the Los Angeles Athletic Club that UConn junior guard Kemba Walker (Bronx, N.Y.) has been named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top-30. Created in 1976, the John R. Wooden Award is the most prestigious individual honor in college basketball. Walker has also been named by Sporting News as a midseason All-American and the midseason Player of the Year. (read more)

    Jim Calhoun


    LogoJanuary 17, 2011
    Walker's Heroics Leads UConn Past Villanova, 61-59
    Kemba Walker hit a floater in the lane with 2.5 seconds remaining to give eighth-ranked Connecticut a 61-59 men's basketball victory over seventh-ranked Villanova before a raucous sellout crowd of 10,167 at the Harry A. Gampel Pavilion. (read more)

    LogoFebruary 7, 2011
    Walker Named Top-10 Finalist For Bob Cousy Award
    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts announced today that UConn junior guard Kemba Walker (Bronx, N.Y.) has been named one of the final-ten candidates in consideration for the 2011 Bob Cousy Award. (read more)

    LogoFebruary 16, 2011
    Walker, McDaniel Lift No. 13/12 Men's Basketball Past No. 9 Georgetown
    Junior player of the year candidate Kemba Walker poured in 31 points on 13-of-23 shooting and dished-out a career-high tying 10 assists while sophomore guard Jamal Coombs-McDaniel added 23 points to lead the No. 13/12 University of Connecticut men's basketball team past No. 9/9 Georgetown, 78-70, in front of a sold out XL Center in Hartford, Conn.(read more)

    LogoMarch 5, 2011
    Walker Scores 34 But No. 8/7 ND Clips Men's Hoops, 70-67
    Junior Player of the Year candidate Kemba Walker poured in 34 points on 11-of-22 shooting but it was not enough as the No. 16 University of Connecticut men's basketball team dropped a 70-67 decision to No. 8/7 Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon at Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn. (read more)

    LogoMarch 6, 2011
    Three Huskies Earn Postseason Honors
    It was announced today by the BIG EAST Conference that UConn junior guard Kemba Walker (Bronx, N.Y.) has been named a member of the All-BIG EAST First Team. Freshmen Jeremy Lamb (Norcross, Ga.) and Shabazz Napier (Randolph, Mass.) were named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team. (read more)

    Tyler Olander


    LogoMarch 8, 2011
    No. 21 Huskies Easily Handle Blue Demons, 97-71
    Hard to believe Connecticut had gone six years since its last victory at the Big East tournament. Kemba Walker and the Huskies stopped that skid against an overmatched opponent. The star guard scored 26 points and UConn won a Big East tournament game for the first time since 2005, beating DePaul 97-71 on Tuesday in the opener of a conference showcase loaded with NCAA contenders. (read more)

    LogoMarch 9, 2011
    Walker Named NABC All-District First Team
    It was announced today by the National Association of Basketball Coaches that UConn junior guard Kemba Walker (Bronx, N.Y.) has been named to the All-District First Team. Walker is now eligible for NABC All-American honors to be announced during the Final Four on Saturday, April 2. (read more)

    LogoMarch 9, 2011
    Walker Leads Huskies Past Hoyas into BIG EAST Quarterfinals
    Kemba Walker scores 28 points as No. 21 UConn defeats No. 22 Georgetown and advances to the BIG EAST tournament quarterfinal round. (read more)

    LogoMarch 10, 2011
    Last Second Basket Propels UConn into BIG EAST Semifinals, Defeats No. 3 Pitt, 76-74
    Kemba Walker scores 24 points and hits the last second basket as the Huskies stun the Panthers and advance to the semifinals. (read more)

    Kemba Walker


    LogoMarch 11, 2011
    No. 21 Connecticut Upsets No. 11 Syracuse, 76-71, Advances To Finals
    Connecticut didn't need six overtimes. One was enough. Kemba Walker had 33 points and 12 rebounds in another phenomenal performance and the No. 21 Huskies held off No. 11 Syracuse 76-71 in overtime Friday night in the Big East tournament semifinals - two years after the teams played a six-overtime game for the ages. (read more)

    LogoMarch 12, 2011
    UConn Claims Big East Tournament Title
    Kemba Walker capped the best five days an individual and team may have ever had in college basketball, scoring 19 points to lead No. 21 Connecticut to a 69-66 victory over No. 14 Louisville in the Big East championship Saturday night. (read more)

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    Kemba Walker Named USBWA First Team All-American
    It was announced today by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association that UConn guard Kemba Walker has been named a First Team All-American. Walker is a finalist for the Oscar Robertson Trophy presented to the USBWA National Player of the Year. (read more)

    Jamal Coombs-McDaniel


    LogoMarch 17, 2011
    No. 9 Huskies Cruise Past Bucknell to Advance, 81-52
    Kemba Walker had 18 points, a career-high 12 assists and eight rebounds (read more)

    LogoMarch 20, 2011
    No. 3 Seed Huskies Advance To Sweet 16 With 69-58 Win Over Cinci
    Kemba Walker scored 33 points on Saturday night to help the Huskies advance to the Sweet 16. (read more)

    LogoMarch 24, 2011
    Walker's 36 Points Lifts Huskies Past Aztecs, 74-67
    When Kemba Walker led Connecticut back into a very hostile gym for the second half of its eighth game in 17 days, Jim Calhoun wondered whether this frenetic March run finally had drained the fight out of his team. (read more)

    LogoMarch 26, 2011
    Final Four Bound: Huskies Edge Wildcats, 65-63
    Jim Calhoun could scarcely watch when the most improbable postseason run of his coaching life at Connecticut came down to an open 3-point attempt by Arizona's Jamelle Horne. (read more)

    LogoMarch 29, 2011
    Kemba Walker Picks Up AP First Team All-America Honors
    It was announced by the Associate Press that UConn junior guard Kemba Walker (Bronx, N.Y.) has been named a First Team All-American. Walker will lead UConn against Kentucky in the Final Four on Saturday, April 2 at 8:49 p.m. Eastern time. The game will be televised by CBS. (read more)

    LogoMarch 30, 2011
    Walker and Moore Earn Wooden All-America Honors
    It was announced today by the Los Angeles Athletic Club that UConn junior Kemba Walker (Bronx, N.Y.) and senior Maya Moore (Lawrenceville, Ga.) were named to the John R. Wooden Award Men's and Women's All-American teams. (read more)

    Shabazz Napier


    LogoMarch 31, 2011
    Kemba Walker Wins Bob Cousy Award; Nation's Top Point Guard
    It was announced by the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. that UConn junior guard Kemba Walker (Bronx, N.Y.) has been presented with the Bob Cousy Award as the Nation's top point guard. Walker will lead UConn against Kentucky in the Final Four on Saturday, April 2 at 8:49 p.m. Eastern time. The game will be televised on CBS. (read more)

    LogoApril 2, 2011
    Walker Named State Farm NABC All-American
    The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced today that UConn's Kemba Walker (Bronx, N.Y.) is a First Team All-American. Walker leads UConn against Kentucky in the Final Four at 8:49 p.m. Eastern time tonight on CBS. (read more)

    LogoApril 2, 2011
    Connecticut-Kentucky Preview
    Nobody will dispute that they are great coaches, and the latest evidence lies in the teams they guided to this year's Final Four. (read more)

    Jim Calhoun


    LogoApril 2, 2011
    Huskies One Win From Championship After 56-55 Win Over Kentucky
    Kemba Walker scored 18 points and had seven assists (read more)

    LogoApril 4, 2011
    Connecticut-Butler Preview
    Butler coach Brad Stevens loves an underdog, whether it's his team back in the Final Four or Connecticut making an unprecedented five-games-in-five-nights run through the BIG EAST tournament. (read more)

    LogoApril 4, 2011
    Champs! Huskies Top Butler, 53-41, for Third Title
    The only thing that could stop Kemba Walker and Connecticut's amazing run was the final buzzer. On a night when the massive arena felt like a dusty old gym, UConn made Butler look like the underdog it really was, winning the national championship Monday night with an old-fashioned, grinding 53-41 beatdown of the Bulldogs. (read more)

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