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Ollie pledges $100,000 for new practice facility

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UConn coach Kevin Ollie has pledged $100,000 to the UConn Basketball Development Center, the school announced Wednesday. The University currently has $24 million in donations and pledges, and the Board of Trustees approved the final construction budget of $33 million for facility Wednesday.  The official groundbreaking will take place this spring, the school said. Ollie, […] [Read More]
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R.J. Evans gives Huskies boost off the bench

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STORRS — Every Wednesday night, R.J. Evans becomes a robot with full flight capabilities. In case you’re wondering, no, Evans isn’t crazy. He’s just a student in a cutting-edge class. “I’m in this education technology class,” says Evans. “You ever heard of `second life?’ (Blank stare from reporter.) “It’s a virtual reality class where we […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Vermont: “I’m not subscribing to that”

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Writers are always in search of storylines, and there are some obvious ones with UConn these days. The Huskies are playing five games in 10 days. They just returned from Germany, and Thursday morning they’ll board a flight for St. Thomas, where they’ll play three games at the Paradise Jam. Fatigue has to kick in, […] [Read More]
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