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UConn drops to 24th in AP poll; to play in 2016 Maui Invitational

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The UConn Huskies stayed in San Juan for an extra day, but there was plenty of news happening with the program. After suffering its first loss of the seaosn, UConn (3-1) fell from 17th to 24th in the Associated Press poll – Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament champ West Virginia entered the poll at No. 21. […] [Read More]
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Report card: Rebounding good, shooting bad for UConn in Tip-Off title game

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly from UConn’s 78-68 loss to West Virginia in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship game: WHAT WORKED CLEANING THINGS UP – The Huskies outscored West Virginia 40-28 in the paint and won the board battle 40-35, which are usually two good signs for them. However, they […] [Read More]
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Lubin, Calhoun suspended for West Virginia game

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Per a UConn press release: UConn players Omar Calhoun, Rakim Lubin, Dan Guest, and Marcel Lewis have been suspended for tonight’s game against West Virginia due to a violation of team rules. Their status will be reevaluated following the game and the Huskies’ return home. The university, including coaches and players, will have no further […] [Read More]
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Live updates: UConn in Puerto Rico Tip-off championship

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The 17th-ranked Huskies (3-0) figure to have their hands full in Sunday night’s Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship game against West Virginia (4-0) in a battle of former Big East foes. The game starts at 6:30 on ESPN2. Follow along with the action here, and tweet using #UConnBB to join the conversation. [Read More]
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Pregame chatter: UConn looks to add another November title

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UConn and West Virginia met in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship game tonight at Coliseo Roberto Clemente (6:30 p.m., ESPN2). The Huskies (3-0) will be trying to win their second straight November tournament and their sixth in the last 10 years. The Mountaineers (4-0) lost in their previous appearance in San Juan to Minnesota in […] [Read More]
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Purvis finds his groove at UConn with help from Boatright

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Rodney Purvis needed a game like this one. The pep talks from coaches and teammates, even former Huskies like Jim Calhoun and Richard Hamilton, were great, but the 6-foot-4 guard just need some shots to fall. Against Dayton in the semifinals, Purvis buried the first shot he took – a 3-pointer just 1:22 into the […] [Read More]
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Notebook: Boatright sets high FT goal; Huskies prep for Mountaineers

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Ryan Boatright made 18 straight free throws to start the season and is shooting 91.3 percent for the season, but the two that got away Friday against Dayton still bother the UConn senior point guard. “I know, I couldn’t believe I missed those two free throws,” said Boatright, who broke the streak after being fouled […] [Read More]
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Report card: A quality win for the Huskies

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly from UConn’s 75-64 victory over Dayton Friday afternoon at Coliseo Roberto Clemente. The Huskies will play West Virginia in the championship game at 6:30 p.m. Sunday (ESPN2): WHAT WORKED 1. LEVEL JUMPING: It’s early in the season, but this game had a March Madness feel […] [Read More]
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Pregame chatter: Huskies prepare for mid-major power Dayton

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A few things to look for in UConn’s game this afternoon with Dayton, which tips off at 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2): GRINDING AWAY: Both steams struggled for offense in their opening games. Dayton shot 36.5 percent in its win over Texas A&M while UConn needed a 63.2 percent second-half performance to finish at 44.7 percent. UConn […] [Read More]
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Report card: Huskies grind way to victory, have plenty to work on

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly from UConn’s 65-57 victory over College of Charleston Thursday in the opening round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament. WHAT WORKED BEND, BUT DON’T BREAK: The Huskies followed a similar path to victory again – start fast, and then lull in the first half, but […] [Read More]
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