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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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Boatright injured in UConn’s last-seconds loss to Texas

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STORRS – Jonthan Holmes buried a 3-pointer with two seconds left to give No. 7 Texas a 55-54 win over No. 24 UConn Sunday afternoon in front of a soldout Gampel Pavilion. Ryan Boatright, who scored 24 points for the Huskies (3-2) sprained his left ankle on the final play and had to be helped […] [Read More]
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Live updates: UConn men vs. Texas

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The No. 7 Texas Longhorns visit the No. 24 Huskies at noon Sunday at Gampel Pavilion. Texas is the first ranked opponent the Huskies have faced this season. Last year, UConn was 10-4 against ranked teams, including 1-1 at Gampel. The Longhorns don’t like to give up points, with opponents averaging just 52.2 per game […] [Read More]
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