Monthly Archive for April, 2012

: April, 2012

UConn’s Bradley: “I’m still undecided.”

When Michael Bradley requested his release from scholarship, his transfer was by no means a forgone conclusion. The 6-foot-10 redshirt freshman asked for a release because he wanted to be closer to

UConn assistant Miller a candidate for Brown job

While most of the offseason attention has centered on assistant coach Kevin Ollie — Will he be named coach in waiting? Will be elevated to UConn’s associate head coach? — another assistant might be

The ConnCast: UConn Players in the NBA

In Take 2 of the ConnCast, we discuss Kemba Walker’s rookie season with the worst team in NBA history, Jerome Dyson’s signing with the New Orleans Hornets, and the struggles of UConn post players in

Walker on opposite end of spectrum with Bobcats

What a difference a year makes for Kemba Walker. Let’s rewind the tape on Walker’s career to April, 2011. He had just led UConn to the most improbable of national championships. His jersey, the No.

Low-resource schools granted flexible transition to APR standards

This doesn’t affect UConn, but the NCAA Division I board of directors adopted a new rule Thursday that gives low-resource schools more time to adjust to the new APR standards. “We have an obligation

APR expected to be discussed in July

The April meetings came and went and no changes to APR data collection — or discussion of the subject, for that matter — took place. An NCAA spokesperson said the Committee on Academic Performance,

The ConnCast: Talking UConn hoops

Please don’t be too harsh. Below is the first edition of the “ConnCast,” a weekly (ish) UConn basketball podcast with fellow Hearst Connecticut writer Chris Brodeur. In this episode, we discuss Jim

NCAA “not expected” to address APR data collection this week

The NCAA Committee on Academic Performance met Monday and didn’t address APR data collection, otherwise known as UConn’s last hope for 2013 postseason eligibility. The committee is meeting on Tuesday

Who’s coming, Who’s going

Roscoe Smith’s departure is the first true surprise of this offseason. Jeremy Lamb was gone regardless of the APR ruling, and no one can blame Andre Drummond for jumping at top-five money. And given

Roscoe Smith granted release

Just when the storm seemed to settle, another Husky decided to jump ship. UConn’s mass exodus continued – the tally is now at five – as sophomore forward Roscoe Smith has been granted his release from