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Jalen Adams heading to UConn

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UConn basketball already found success with one guard from Roxbury, Mass., so why not try another one? Jalen Adams verbally committed Monday morning to attend UConn in 2015.  A call placed to Adams’ AAU coach Vin Pastore was not returned for comment. Adams later tweeted: “I Have Officially Decided That I Will Continue To Pursue […] [Read More]
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Ollie talks NBA futures, afros and AAC schedule

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Some leftover news and notes after speaking to UConn coach Kevin Ollie at The Miracle League of Connecticut Celebrity Golf Classic: A “TALLER” AMIDA: Sophomore center Amida Brimah had late-April surgery to repair a labrum tear in his left shoulder, but rehabbing from the surgery is not the only thing he is working on this […] [Read More]
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Jones looks to reschedule UConn visit, Mitchell’s interest increases

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No UConn-committed players took part in Saturday night’s Mary Kline Classic at West Orange (N.J.) High School, but several that have interest in playing for coach Kevin Ollie took part in the event, which benefits cancer research and awareness. Alex Kline, from The Recruit Scoop on Rivals, organized everything, which included an underclassmen and senior […] [Read More]
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Ali has second thoughts about UConn

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Guard Prince Ali might not be heading to UConn in 2015 after all. The 6-foot-3 guard appears to be having second thoughts about his verbal commitment to the Huskies last November. “After talking it over with my family I have decided to reopen my recruitment!” Ali tweeted Thursday.  “I still love the Uconn and I […] [Read More]
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Lubin to sign LOI with UConn this week

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The national champion UConn Huskies should soon be getting a big addition to their front court in 6-foot-8 forward Rakim Lubin. Lubin committed to the Huskies last September, but had not signed a letter of intent with the Huskies, who defeated Kentucky two weeks ago for their fourth national championship – and first under coach […] [Read More]
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Daniel Hamilton excited about UConn, Kevin Ollie and cold weather

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UConn recruit Daniel Hamilton is enjoying the cold weather in New York City this week preparing for the Jordan Brand Classic, which is at 7 p.m. Friday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The 6-foot-7 guard, from St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, Calif., committed to UConn last May and signed a financial-aid […] [Read More]
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UConn reportedly lands 2015 G Will Jackson

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Per a tweet from OntheRadarHoops.com, the UConn Huskies have received a commitment from guard Will Jackson of Athens Christian (GA) on Monday. The Huskies already have one guard for the 2015 class in Prince Ali. Related news, UConn returned to the top 25 AP poll (22nd) this week and plays at No. 7 Cincinnati on […] [Read More]
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UConn notebook: Kromah shows of versatility in win over Loyola

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When Kevin Ollie and his coaches are on the recruiting trail the one thing they are always looking for are versatile guards. UConn got an added bonus to its line up this year with graduate student Lasan Kromah transferring in from George Washington for one season. Kromah, a 6-foot-5 guard, brings a little of everything […] [Read More]
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Huskies look to avoid letdown, add guard for 2015

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A few days removed from victory over Indiana in the 2K Sports Classic championship game and with Florida on the schedule next week, it could be easy for the UConn Huskies, who moved up to 13th in the AP poll Monday, to get caught napping against Loyola, Md. tomorrow night. Senior guard Shabazz Napier says […] [Read More]
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Hamilton, Cassell Jr. sign “agreements” with UConn

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UConn announced Thursday night that Sam Cassell, Jr. and Daniel Hamilton have signed agreements to attend UConn beginning with the 2014-15 academic year. UConn added after the game that Cassell had submitted a Letter of Intent while Hamilton’s agreement is for finacial aid, meaning he can still de-commit without penalty. “I’m very pleased and excited […] [Read More]
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