NCAA defends UConn 2013 postseason tournament ban

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The NCAA is defending its post-season ban for the University of Connecticut men’s basketball team. Here’s the Associated Press story: NEW HAVEN — The NCAA defended its standard for academic performance Thursday that led to Connecticut’s men’s basketball team being banned from next year’s postseason and has sparked concerns from members of Congress. UConn faces […] [Read More]
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UConn responds to my APR column, and I respond right back

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I received this e-mail today from Mike Enright, the Associate Director of Athletics/Communications at the University of Connecticut. It seems someone in Storrs was not happy with my column last Sunday. Dear Chris, I would like to point out a number of factual errors and your misunderstanding of the APR process and UConn’s opinion on […] [Read More]
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A look ahead at the 2012-13 Fairfield Stags

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Just a quick look at the possible lineup and schedule for the 2012-13 Fairfield Stags men’s basketball team WHO’S BACK Derek Needham Senior G 5-11 Desmond Wade Senior G 5-8 Colin Nickerson Senior G 6-3 Maurice Barrow Junior F 6-5 Keith Matthews Junior F 6-5 Vince Van Ness R-Freshman C 7-0 WHO’S QUESTIONABLE Keegan Hyland […] [Read More]
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UConn’s Lamb declaring for the NBA draft

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I’m sure Kevin Duffy will be all over this but here’s the UConn release on Jeremy Lamb declaring for the NBA draft … LAMB DECLARES ELIGIBILITY FOR NBA DRAFT STORRS, Conn. (April 10, 2012) — University of Connecticut sophomore guard Jeremy Lamb has decided to forego the final two seasons of his college eligibility and […] [Read More]
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