Monthly Archive for May, 2012

: May, 2012

The Curious Case of Andre Drummond

A year ago today, Andre Drummond was a mystery, a long, muscle-bound 6-foot-11 package of basketball potential. He was hidden away in the barren southeast corner of Connecticut — nothing but trees

The ConnCast: NBA Draft Lottery

In this week’s ConnCast, we discuss the NBA Draft Lottery and its impact on Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb. Chris also explains his choice for the intro song (he’s been behind most of the music

Roscoe Smith, UNLV to test NCAA rule

Former UConn forward Roscoe Smith will attempt to become eligible immediately at UNLV, according to an report. The story cites a source that says UNLV will “build a case” around Smith’s

NBA Draft Lottery: How it affects Andre Drummond

The winner of the Anthony Davis Sweepstakes will be announced Wednesday prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Translation: The NBA Draft lottery is tomorrow, and Anthony Davis might as

UConn faces Wake Forest in Paradise Jam first round

In its only tournament of 2012-13, the UConn men’s basketball team will open the Paradise Jam with Wake Forest on November 16. A UConn spokesperson also confirmed Saturday that the Huskies will not

UConn could be passed over in Carrier Classic

Multiple reports have confirmed that Ohio State and Marquette are in negotiations for the 2012 Carrier Classic, an event in which UConn initially agreed to participate. Now, the Huskies will play the

CBS Sports: Roscoe Smith commits to UNLV

The last of the UConn transfers has found a new home. Roscoe Smith, who unexpectedly requested a release from scholarship on April 21, has committed to play at UNLV, according to’s Jeff

Recruiting Spotlight: Akoy Agau

Once quoted as calling UConn his “dream school,” Akoy Agau wouldn’t put the Huskies at the top of his rapidly-expanding list, but he still had plenty of praise for the three-time national champion.

Notes/Quotes with Niels Giffey

I had a chance to spend some quality time with rising junior Niels Giffey, who is leaving UConn for the first time in a year on Friday and surprising his family with a two-week visit (hope I didn’t

UConn recruit Stevie Clark to be featured on MTV

Stevie Clark, one of the nation’s premier high school point guards, will be featured on an MTV special titled “Nothing but Net.” The show, which airs June 10, contains footage filmed during Clark’s