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A quick read on the Huskies following Tuesday pratice

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UConn was scheduled to bus down to New Jersey following Tuesday morning’s practice in Storrs. The Huskies play No. 2 Duke at 8 p.m. Thursday night at the Izod Center. About 17,000 tickets have already been sold for the game. UConn coach Kevin Ollie On playing Duke: “They are incredibly athletic, and when you get […] [Read More]
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Report card: Huskies find winning touch before Duke showdown

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly following UConn’s 106-85 victory over Coppin State Sunday at the XL Center in front of 8,260 fans. The Huskies (4-3) now have three days to get ready for No. 2 Duke at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. WHAT WENT RIGHT 1. DUNK YOU […] [Read More]
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Live updates: UConn vs. Coppin State

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The UConn men’s basketball team returns to the court Sunday against Coppin State (1-8) at the XL Center  at 4 p.m. The Huskies are looking to avoid their fourth straight loss, which is something they haven’t suffered through since Jim Calhoun’s final season in 2011-12. Coppin State is on its own losing streak with its second four-game skid […] [Read More]
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Pregame chatter: UConn looks to end losing skid

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UConn hosts Coppin State this afternoon at 4 (SNY) looking to end a three-game losing streak, which ties for its longest under coach Kevin Ollie. Rodney Purvis (ankle) and Omar Calhoun (knee) are expected to be game-time decisions. PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS UCONN G Ryan Boatright, Sr., 6-0 G Sam Cassell Jr, So., 6-4 F Daniel […] [Read More]
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Huskies practice, Purvis, Calhoun remain day-to-day

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Even though the UConn Huskies (3-3) were off this week preparing for exams they still managed to get in some practice time. On Friday, the team had media availability following practice at the UConn hosts Coppin State (1-8) at 4 p.m. Sunday at the XL Center in Hartford. Here’s some of coach Kevin Ollie’s comments: […] [Read More]
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Report card: Huskies fail to get it down against Yale

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly from Friday night’s 45-44 loss to Yale at Gampel Pavilion. UConn (3-3) is off until Dec. 14 (vs. Coppin State at XL Center) for exams. WHAT WORKED 1.       DEFEND, DEFEND, DEFEND: We’ll get to the UConn offense later, but the defense did a decent job […] [Read More]
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Pregame chatter: UConn hopes to get boost in battered backcourt against Yale

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UConn hosts Yale tonight at 7 at Gampel Pavilion (SNY) looking to end a two-game losing streak. The Huskies said Ryan Boatright (ankle), Rodney Purvis (ankle) and Omar Calhoun (knee) will all be game-time decisions. PROJECTED STARTING LINEUPS UCONN G Boatright, Sr., 6-0 G Terrence Samuel, So., 6-4, OR Purvis, So., 6-4 F Daniel Hamilton, […] [Read More]
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UConn notebook: Huskies ready for rebounding rematch with Yale, but need Brimah’s help

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The shots are not falling, but UConn has been flexing its muscle on the glass. Last season the Huskies were waxed on the boards against Yale 43-31, but they have been a much stronger rebounding team so far this year. UConn is plus-3.8 in rebounding margin through five games. Sophomore Kentan Facey has led the […] [Read More]
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Boatright’s ankle X-ray negative, day-to-day along with Purvis, Calhoun

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Ryan Boatright sat out UConn’s practice Tuesday with a sprained left ankle and is considered day-to-day. The senior point guard had an X-ray Monday and that came back negative, but he is wearing a walking boot on the foot. Boatright sprained the ankle with just under six minutes to play against Texas on Sunday, then […] [Read More]
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Report card: Huskies show heart, but need to show offense, too

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly from UConn’s 55-54 loss to Texas Sunday at Gampel Pavilion: WHAT WENT RIGHT 1. CHARGING BACK: If the Huskies have proved anything this season, it’s they know how to mount a comeback in the second half – of course, this one didn’t have a happy […] [Read More]
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