Monthly Archive for July, 2012

: July, 2012

Report: Marcus Williams signs in Spain

Marcus Williams, a first round pick in the 2006 NBA draft, has signed a two-year contract with Unicaja Malaga of the Euroleague, according to The former UConn point guard, among the

Where are they now? The 1999 title team

Former UConn point guard Khalid El-Amin inked a deal last week with a French basketball club, which marks his 12th different team in a professional career that began in 2000. That got me

Kahlil Dukes commits to USC, adds to growing number of CT hoops stars

Hartford point guard Kahlil Dukes, considered a mid-major prospect throughout his high school career, gave a verbal commitment to Southern Cal Sunday morning, according to his Twitter account and

UConn 2013 recruiting targets by position

The following list has been compiled from my interviews with high school prospects, discussions with sources and information obtained from reputable recruiting websites. Below, I’ve grouped UConn’s

Ray Allen Camp in Storrs

The newest member of the Miami Heat (not named Rashard Lewis) will host a basketball camp on August 11-12 at EO Smith High School in Mansfield. Ray Allen, the NBA’s all-time leading 3-point shooter,

Recruiting Spotlight: Wes Clark

UConn hadn’t been in much contact with Detroit product Wes Clark, but on Tuesday night, the 6-foot point guard received a phone call from none other than Jim Calhoun. A scholarship offer ensued, and

Report: Price signs with Wizards

After three yeas with the Indiana Pacers, former UConn star A.J. Price has inked a one-year deal with the Washington Wizards, according to The Washington Post. Price was solid as a backup with

Recruiting Spotlight: Jordan Bell

In coming years, expect to see Kevin Ollie’s California pipeline reel in some big-time West Coast talent. Ollie, who grew up in Los Angeles and played at Crenshaw High, has been chasing some LA

The ConnCast: Penn State and Summer Hoops

Well, we completely forgot to address The Dark Knight Rises. And that was supposed to the lead topic. Shucks. Instead, Chris Brodeur and I discuss the Penn State penalties and a variety of summer

JuCo All-American Jerome Parkins chases dreams for daughter

This past week, I took a brief step away from the UConn offseason to tell the story of Jerome Parkins, a Bridgeport native who earned All-American status as a freshman at Gateway Community College.