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Source: Bridgeport to host UConn/Eastern Washington

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  The UConn men’s basketball team released venues for its schedule Thursday afternoon, and there’s still one TBA remaining. A source told The Connecticut Post’s Rich Elliott that the TBA will indeed be at the WBA. The UConn men will host Eastern Washington at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena on Dec. 28, and the UConn women […] [Read More]
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Recruiting Roundup: September 4

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UConn has received a commitment from one recruit — five-star swingman Daniel Hamilton — in Kevin Ollie’s inaugural 2014 class. The Huskies must fill the scholarships of Shabazz Napier, Tyler Olander, Niels Giffey and Lasan Kromah, so expect some more 2014 additions. Here’s a look at the status of current targets: *Abdul Malik Abu, 6-8, […] [Read More]
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A look at UConn’s schedule…

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Quick thoughts on UConn’s schedule: *New Year’s Eve in Houston this year. Slightly better than Milwaukee last season. *The Huskies get Memphis and Louisville back-to-back on Jan. 16 and 18. Two of the season’s biggest games in three days. *Plenty of TV exposure despite the conference affiliation. UConn gets 12 guaranteed games on either ESPN […] [Read More]
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Incoming freshman Terrence Samuel cleared, will play in 2013-14

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UConn commit Terrence Samuel was cleared Wednesday and can enroll for the upcoming fall semester, a source told Hearst Connecticut. Samuel, a physical 6-foot-4 point guard, missed the entire summer while taking an additional high school course. He has apparently satisfied the enrollment requirements and will be on-campus next week for the beginning of the […] [Read More]
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Sources: UConn to play in Bridgeport next season

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  After months of speculation, it appears UConn-to-Bridgeport will become official. According to a report from our Chris Elsberry, the men’s and women’s basketball teams are expected to play one game each in Webster Bank Arena this upcoming season. Both games are expected to be in January when students are home for break, and both […] [Read More]
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UConn opens 2K Sports Classic with Detroit, Boston University

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UConn’s non-conference schedule continues to take shape. On Tuesday, the school announced that the Huskies will open the 2K Sports Classic with home games against Detroit and Boston University. Detroit visits Connecticut on Nov. 14 while BU comes to town on Nov. 17. The locations of both games have yet to be announced. Boston University […] [Read More]
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Report: Facey, Samuel have eligibility issues

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Incoming freshman Amida Brimah appears ready for next season. His classmates — Kentan Facey and Terrence Samuel — may not be. Speaking at his charity golf tournament in Glastonbury, UConn coach Kevin Ollie told The Hartford Courant there were “eligibility issues” with top recruit Kentan Facey, who moved from Jamaica to Long Island three years […] [Read More]
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UConn announces tip time for season opener

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UConn’s 2013-14 season will tip at 6:30 p.m. against Maryland at the Barclays Center on Nov. 8. On the same night, UConn football hosts Louisville at Rentschler Field. The school announced Friday that the football game would kick-off at 8:30 p.m. Both games are nationally-televised on ESPN2. That leaves fans a few options: Go to […] [Read More]
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Report: UConn basketball could be headed for Bridgeport

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  UConn basketball is in the preliminary stages of negotiations with Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena and the Mohegan Sun Arena, according to a report from The Courant’s John Altavilla. Charlie Dowd, the Vice President of Operations at WBA, declined comment. A source told Hearst Connecticut that talks between the two parties were “ongoing.” Another source […] [Read More]
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Report: Enosch Wolf signs pro contract in Germany

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Former UConn center Enosch Wolf will forgo his senior season to sign a pro contract in Germany, according to a report from Sportando.net. Wolf, who averaged 3.4 points and 3.4 rebounds a season ago, was indefinitely suspended following a Feb. 11 arrest. He missed the final eight games of the season, and was reinstated without […] [Read More]
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