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Charges dropped against UConn center Wolf

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ROCKVILLE — Charges against UConn center Enosch Wolf were dropped in Rockville Superior Court Wednesday, clearing one hurdle in his return to the basketball court. Arrested on Feb. 11 in a domestic dispute, Wolf was charged with third-degree burglary, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. The 7-foot-1 junior was suspended indefinitely pending legal and university review. […] [Read More]
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UConn elevates Moore to assistant coach

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After one year as the assistant director of basketball operations, Ricky Moore has been elevated to assistant coach, UConn announced Tuesday. Moore joins assistant coach Karl Hobbs and associate head coach Glen Miller on Kevin Ollie’s staff. George Blaney, an assistant this past season, will remain with the program as a special assistant/advisor to Ollie. […] [Read More]
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UConn commit Brimah signs letter of intent

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Amida Brimah, the third commitment in UConn’s 2013 class, signed his letter of intent Monday afternoon. A 6-foot-11, 215 pound center with a reported 7-foot-5 wingspan, Brimah averaged 16 points, 11.7 rebounds and 7.2 blocks for Archbishop Carroll High (Miami) this past season. He was the first commit that Kevin Ollie secured as head coach. […] [Read More]
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ACC grant of rights latest roadblock for UConn

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ACC Presidents approved a grant of media rights Monday that extends through 2026-27, according to an ESPN report. The agreement effectively locks up all teams for the next 14 years, preventing other power conferences from poaching. If an ACC school chose to leave, its media rights, including revenue, for all home games would remain with […] [Read More]
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What do you think of the new UConn logo?

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A new logo has officially been unveiled at UConn, according to a report on the University’s website. Here’s your new Husky dog: Athletic director Warde Manuel on the new logo (per UConn Today): “Our student-athletes and coaches believe that the new Husky dog logo boldly reflects values such as pride, loyalty, strength, determination, and athleticism. […] [Read More]
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NC State’s Purvis announces transfer to UConn

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Just four days after he was granted release from NC State, former McDonald’s All-American Rodney Purvis announced Friday he will transfer to UConn, according to a report by the Raleigh News & Observer. Purvis, a 6-foot-3 guard who was named the 2012 Gatorade State Player of the Year in his native North Carolina, was a […] [Read More]
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Purvis transferring from N.C. State, could be UConn-bound

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Rodney Purvis, a top 15 recruit in the class of 2012, is transferring from N.C. State, as reported by Joe Giglio of The Charlotte Observer. UConn will likely be “in the mix” for Purvis, a source told CBSSports.com’s Jeff Goodman. The 6-foot-2 guard chose the Wolfpack over the Huskies in Sept. 2012. He had originally […] [Read More]
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UConn to open vs. Maryland at Barclays

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As reported last week by The Washington Post, UConn and Maryland will open next season against one another Nov. 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “We couldn’t be more pleased to open our basketball season at Barclays Center against Maryland,” UConn Athletic Director Warde Manuel said in a release. “We have a large and […] [Read More]
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Calhoun expects to remain with UConn

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Jim Calhoun’s contract as special assistant to the athletic director expired March 15, but the former UConn head coach “fully intends” to continue working within the athletic department. After retiring on Sept. 13, Calhoun’s transitional agreement gave him two options by mid-March: Accept a final payment of $1 million or return to the university as […] [Read More]
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NCAA Tournament Thoughts…

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Some quick thoughts on the NCAA tournament as we prepare for Sweet Sixteen action Thursday: *My original Final Four was Kansas, Louisville, Miami and New Mexico. I’d like a do-over, and I’d instead like to go with Michigan, Louisville, Indiana and Arizona. *Best games of the Sweet Sixteen: Kansas/Michigan and Duke/Michigan State. Both feel like […] [Read More]
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