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Poll: Where will UConn be seeded?

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Things are temporarily looking up for the Huskies after an 80-54 thrashing of DePaul last night. Most “bracketologists” seem to think UConn is in the clear for the Big Dance. After all, despite their 16-9 record, the Huskies have the No. 2 strength of schedule and the No. 20 RPI. What do you think? Where […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from DePaul: “He’s like Gronkowski. He catches everything.”

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George Blaney was acting like a stand-up comedian, Shabazz Napier was furiously whipping a towel after Enosch Wolf scored his first basket of the season and chants of “Ky-le Bai-ley” rained down from a half-full student section. If that doesn’t spell blowout, I don’t know what does. When you win, it’s all smiles afterwards. Especially […] [Read More]

Calhoun to miss at least 3 more games

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Jim Calhoun will miss at least three more games as he receives treatment for spinal stenosis, UConn announced Wednesday. Calhoun, who took a medical leave of absence on Feb. 3, has been through several evaluations as doctors attempt to diagnose the best course of treatment for his lower back. “I am happy that we seem […] [Read More]
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Gameday: DePaul at UConn

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Pretty much a must-win for UConn tonight against DePaul. A loss to the lowly Blue Demons would force ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi to seriously reconsider his recent projection, which slates UConn as a No. 9 seed. Some things to look for tonight: HUSKIES HURTIN': Andre Drummond (ankle), Jeremy Lamb (toe) and Roscoe Smith (achilles) have […] [Read More]
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Calhoun Update: Pain Has Intensified

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Barring a major turn of events, Jim Calhoun will miss his seventh game of the season when UConn takes on DePaul Wednesday night. Associate head coach George Blaney said the pain in Calhoun’s lower back seems like it has “intensified” recently. “He’s still trying to sift through all the information and make a decision,” Blaney […] [Read More]

Notes/Quotes from Valentine’s Day: “He’s a great trainer. If I was on my own, I’d still be stuck in my room to this day.”

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UConn’s MVP of the past few days? If you ask Andre Drummond, it’s trainer James Doran, who has helped Drummond recover (kind of) from a sprained ankle suffered in Saturday’s loss to Syracuse. Drummond was limping noticeably about a half-hour following the game. The next morning (as is the case with all ankle injuries), it […] [Read More]
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West Virginia Leaves Big East

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West Virginia got its wish Tuesday and the Big East officially lost its most competitive football program. The Big East conference board of directors voted to terminate West Virginia’s membership, effective June 20, 2012. The Mountaineers will join the Big 12 – in all sports – for the 2012-13 season. According to a Big East […] [Read More]

Calhoun Makes Statement on AD Hire

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Jim Calhoun was not present for Warde Manuel’s introduction Monday , but the Hall of Fame coach issued the following statement regarding the school’s new athletic director: “I know our senior administrators have been working very hard to find the best candidate available to become our new Director of Athletics and they are very excited […] [Read More]
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