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UCon warm ups: 5 things to watch tonight vs. Bryant

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FAB FIVE Five things to watch in tonight’s UConn-Bryant game at Gampel Pavilion (7 p.m., SNY): 1. ALL HANDS ON DECK: Minus Rodney Purvis (one-game suspension) and Omar Calhoun (knee) the Huskies will be a little thin in the backcourt. Sam Cassell Jr. and Terrence Samuel should see plenty of time with Ryan Boatright. 2. […] [Read More]
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Quick read from UConn’s practice

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The UConn Huskies practiced Thursday afternoon at Gampel Pavilion – they have been using primarily the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center – in preparation for their season-opening game there Friday night against Bryant. Guard Omar Calhoun (knee) is expected to miss the opener due to injury, while guard Rodney Purvis will be sitting out […] [Read More]
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Purvis suspended one game; Mack picks VCU

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A busy day for UConn basketball news and I’m not even in Storrs yet. Sophomore guard Rodney Purvis will not be in the lineup for the Huskies tomorrow night in the opener against Bryant due to a one-game suspension handed down by the NCAA for playing in too many summer leagues. The school announced in […] [Read More]
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UCONN NOTEBOOK: Adams sends in LOI; Bilas calls Huskies “top 20″ team

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Brewster Academy guard Jalen Adams made it official on Twitter Wednesday afternoon that he was coming to Storrs next year. Adams tweeted: “Just Signed My National Letter Of Intent!S/o To All Those Who Helped Me Through The Process!Can’t Wait To Be A Husky!” In addition to Adams, the 2015 UConn Class has a verbal commitment […] [Read More]
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Notebook: Calhoun ‘day-to-day’ for opener; Ollie meets PR Tip-Off media

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A rundown of coach Kevin Ollie’s chat with the media during the Puerto Rico Tipp-Off teleconference on Wednesday morning (UConn leaves for the tournament Tuesday and plays its first game Nov. 20 against College of Charleston): QUICK NOTE: Ollie said junior guard Omar Calhoun remains day-to-day with a right MCL sprain. “If he can’t practice […] [Read More]
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Report Card: Hamilton continues to shine, Huskies struggle at FT line in win

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly from Sunday’s 68-59 win by UConn over Assumption in the finale exhibition game. The Huskies host Bryant in the regular-season opener at 7 p.m. Friday at Gampel Pavilion – tickets still remain. WHAT WORKED A STAR IS BORN: Freshman Daniel Hamilton continues to impress everyone […] [Read More]
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Cassell stays hot, Huskies finish exhibition season 2-0

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Sam Cassell Jr. scored 18 points as UConn heads into the regular season with a 2-0 exhibition record following Sunday’s 68-59 victory over Assumption in front of 7,109 fans at the XL Center. Ryan Boatright added 17 points while freshman Daniel Hamilton finished with 12 points, 12 rebounds and six assists. UConn opens the season […] [Read More]
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UConn returns to work, prepares for final exhibition game

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A quick read on the UConn Huskies after Friday’s practice at the Werth Family UConn Basketball Champions Center. The Huskies host Assumption at noon Sunday at the XL Center in their second and final exhibition game. The season opens Nov. 14 against Bryant at Gampel Pavilion (7 p.m.)” UConn coach Kevin Ollie On if he […] [Read More]
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UCONN REPORT CARD: Big men attack the glass, shooters miss mark in opener

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A look at the good, the bad and the ugly for UConn from Tuesday night’s 70-62 exhibition win over Southern Connecticut State at Gampel Pavilion: WHAT WORKED 1. GLASS EATERS: Last year SCSU outrebounded the Huskies 48-43, but this time around UConn dominated there, 55-38. The long, lanky arms of freshman Daniel Hamilton (nine rebounds) […] [Read More]
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AAC reaffirms commitment to full cost of attendance and supports conceptual reforms proposed under autonomy governance structure

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The American Athletic Conference presidents and directors of athletics have issued the following statement regarding the NCAA Division I governance structure following today’s business meeting in Orlando: “The American Athletic Conference strongly supports initiatives that contribute to the health, welfare, and enhanced college experience of our student-athletes. We look forward to evaluating the proposed autonomous […] [Read More]
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