UConn Basketball

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Source: Boatright Back, No Suspension

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Ryan Boatright’s second NCAA review won’t result in a suspension. A source told Hearst Connecticut Saturday afternoon that the freshman guard had been reinstated with no penalty and will be eligible to play Sunday against Notre Dame. The UConn athletic department later confirmed the report. Boatright was under joint review by the NCAA and UConn […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Jan. 27: No resolution on Boatright

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The NCAA office closes in eight minutes (I’m typing this at 4:52) and there has been no official word on Ryan Boatright’s eligibility. Coach Jim Calhoun said that people on UConn’s end, particularly Marielle vanGelder (the Associate Director of Athletics/NCAA Rules Education and Compliance Services) and Christina Buccheri (program assistant), are “working like crazy to […] [Read More]
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Patterson, Corley entering Huskies of Honor

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The Huskies of Honor wall at Gampel Pavilion is getting two additions. Former UConn men’s stars Worthington “Worthy” Patterson and Bill Corley will be inducted prior to the Huskies’ Feb. 15 game against DePaul. Patterson, a 6-foot-3 forward who graduated from UConn in 1954, was the first UConn product to play in the NBA when […] [Read More]
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UConn Will Wear Nike Platinum Uniforms Sunday

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The UConn men’s basketball team will become the first program in the country to wear these awesome new platinum uniforms, which were introduced by Nike to a number of teams. The 24th-ranked Huskies are scheduled to debut the uniforms this Sunday against Notre Dame. According to the UConn athletic department, the jersey, shorts, shoes and […] [Read More]
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Calhoun Launches Autism Event

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Press release from the UConn athletic department: Coach Jim Calhoun has launched a new event, “The Jim Calhoun CardioRaiser – Workout for Autism Speaks,” presented by Farmington Bank, to help raise important dollars for the autistic community. This family friendly fitness event will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2012 at Cardio Express in Manchester […] [Read More]
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Does UConn deserve to be ranked?

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Polls came out this afternoon and UConn took quite a tumble, but didn’t fall out of the top 25. The Huskies, now 14-5 after losing at home versus Cincinnati and at Tennessee, dropped eight spots to No. 19 in the coaches poll and 11 spots to No. 24 in the AP poll. Obviously, the absence […] [Read More]
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Alex Oriakhi’s New Role

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I didn’t make the trip down to Tennessee, but like the rest of you, I watched the game in the comfort of my own home and devoured an entire Papa John’s pizza. My take isn’t anything different than what you’ve already heard: UConn’s halfcourt offense consisted of Shabazz Napier and Jeremy Lamb going one-on-one and […] [Read More]
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Live Chat: UConn at Tennessee

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UConn receives anonymous gifts for basketball facility

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UConn basketball is one step closer to building a new practice facility, a long-anticipated project that interim AD Paul Pendergast hopes to have completed by late 2013 or early 2014. The University received a $4.5 million gift from the Werth family of Woodbrige in late December, and the school announced on Friday that it had […] [Read More]
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Grading the Huskies Versus Cincinnati

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Shabazz Napier gets an A. The rest of the team, collectively, probably doesn’t deserve anything better than a D. So, for the game, UConn gets a C-. It wasn’t the Huskies’ worst game of the year (that has to be Rutgers), but it certainly wasn’t one of their better showings, either. It took a combination […] [Read More]
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