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Calhoun making progress; UConn part of stacked Atlantis’ field

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Omar Calhoun took part in some shooting drills Thursday during practice with UConn, but the junior guard’s status continues to be wait and see. “He did participate in shooting drills, so we are going to take him slowly and see where he’s at,” said UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who did not rule Calhoun out for […] [Read More]
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UConn notebook: Purvis returns to practice; Lubin, Calhoun reinstated

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A quick read on the UConn Huskies, who were scheduled to practice Friday night. UConn (3-1) hosts No. 7 Texas (5-0) at noon Sunday at Gampel Pavilion. The game is expected to be a sellout. UConn coach Kevin Ollie On returning to work following the loss to West Virginia: “I thought they bounced back real […] [Read More]
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No X-rays for Purvis, UConn guard probable for Texas game

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Sophomore guard Rodney Purvis continues to respond positively to treatment and will not have an X-ray on his left ankle, which he injured Sunday night against West Virginia in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament championship game. The team is calling the injury a “left ankle sprain” and Purvis is not expected to practice Thursday. He’s […] [Read More]
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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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