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Report card: Offensive struggles sink UConn again

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly from UConn’s 66-56 loss to No. 2 Duke Thursday night at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. The loss dropped UConn to 4-4 on the season and marks the latest they have been .500 during the regular season since they fell to 13-13 on […] [Read More]
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Live updates: UConn men vs. Duke

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The Huskies (4-3) take on the No. 2 Blue Devils (9-0) at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. For Duke, Freshman center Jahlil Okafor (18 ppg, 9 rpg) is the star of the show, but the Blue Devils have four starters averaging double digits: G Quinn Cook (14.3 ppg), F Justise Winslow […] [Read More]
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Pregame chatter: UConn vs. Duke, an early holiday treat for hoops fans

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No. 2 Duke (9-0) vs. UConn (4-3). The 10th meeting between the schools takes place at 8 tonight at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. The game is on ESPN and will be called by Dan Shulman and former Duke player Jay Bilas. The Huskies go in healthy except for guard Omar Calhoun (knee), […] [Read More]
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A quick read on the Huskies following Tuesday pratice

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UConn was scheduled to bus down to New Jersey following Tuesday morning’s practice in Storrs. The Huskies play No. 2 Duke at 8 p.m. Thursday night at the Izod Center. About 17,000 tickets have already been sold for the game. UConn coach Kevin Ollie On playing Duke: “They are incredibly athletic, and when you get […] [Read More]
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Report card: Huskies find winning touch before Duke showdown

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly following UConn’s 106-85 victory over Coppin State Sunday at the XL Center in front of 8,260 fans. The Huskies (4-3) now have three days to get ready for No. 2 Duke at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. WHAT WENT RIGHT 1. DUNK YOU […] [Read More]
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Live updates: UConn vs. Coppin State

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The UConn men’s basketball team returns to the court Sunday against Coppin State (1-8) at the XL Center  at 4 p.m. The Huskies are looking to avoid their fourth straight loss, which is something they haven’t suffered through since Jim Calhoun’s final season in 2011-12. Coppin State is on its own losing streak with its second four-game skid […] [Read More]
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Pregame chatter: UConn looks to end losing skid

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UConn hosts Coppin State this afternoon at 4 (SNY) looking to end a three-game losing streak, which ties for its longest under coach Kevin Ollie. Rodney Purvis (ankle) and Omar Calhoun (knee) are expected to be game-time decisions. PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS UCONN G Ryan Boatright, Sr., 6-0 G Sam Cassell Jr, So., 6-4 F Daniel […] [Read More]
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Huskies practice, Purvis, Calhoun remain day-to-day

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Even though the UConn Huskies (3-3) were off this week preparing for exams they still managed to get in some practice time. On Friday, the team had media availability following practice at the UConn hosts Coppin State (1-8) at 4 p.m. Sunday at the XL Center in Hartford. Here’s some of coach Kevin Ollie’s comments: […] [Read More]
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