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UConn 82, Providence 79

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PROVIDENCE— Omar Calhoun hit a 3-pointer from the right corner with 40 seconds remaining in overtime to open a 79-76 lead and Shabazz Napier hit three free throws in the closing seconds to preserve a wild 82-79 win over Providence Thursday at the Dunkin Donuts Center Providence guard Bryce Cotton, the Big East’s leading scorer, […] [Read More]
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Halftime: UConn 33, Providence 32

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Despite being outrebounded 29-11, UConn took a 33-32 lead into halftime Thursday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence. The Huskies converted 9-of-13 field goals to open up a 22-9 advantage, but were pounded on the boards — Providence collected a mind-boggling 18 on the offensive glass — and the lead quickly evaporated. Omar […] [Read More]
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Coast 2 Coast Hoops: UConn among teams to reach out to Kendal Harris

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Former USC commit Kendal Harris was recently released from scholarship, and UConn was among the many schools to make contact, according to Joey Natale of Coast 2 Coast Hoops. Harris, a 6-foot-4 point guard and one of the few remaining top 100 recruits in the 2013 class, de-commited from USC following the firing of coach […] [Read More]
Categories: Recruiting

Gameday and updates: UConn at Providence

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Is it fair to dub UConn and Providence a “rivalry”? Well, from 1994 (when Kevin Ollie sunk a game-winning layup) to 2006, the Huskies dominated the series, 16-6. But ever since, the Friars actually hold a 5-2 lead. So, yes. UConn and Providence is yet another rivalry that will become extinct in 2014. Some pre-game […] [Read More]
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