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Lubin signs with UConn

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The UConn front court got a boost Sunday with the addition of 6-foot-8 forward Rakim Lubin. Lubin signed his letter of intent Sunday afternoon for UConn, which defeated Kentucky two weeks ago for its fourth national championship – and first under coach Kevin Ollie. Lubin’s coach at Buford (Georgia) High School, Allen Whitehart, confirmed that […] [Read More]
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Daniels leaves for NBA draft

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Junior DeAndre Daniels will forgo his final season at UConn and enter the NBA Draft, which was first reported by Yahoo Sports. UConn did not comment on the report. Daniels, on twitter, confirmed the news Friday afternoon: “This moment is bittersweet, but I made a decision that’s best for me and my family. UCONN will […] [Read More]
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Brimah to have shoulder surgery, recovery time 4-5 months

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UConn freshman center Amida Brimah will undergo shoulder surgery Friday morning at the UConn Health Center in Farmington for a left shoulder labral repair, according to a release from the school Thursday. Brimah first mentioned the shoulder injury to Hearst Connecticut back in January, but played the entire season for the national champion Huskies, averaging […] [Read More]
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Duke vs. UConn in N.J.

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ESPN.com reported Wednesday that UConn and Duke are finalizing a deal for a game to be played at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J., shortly before Christmas. This would be another attractive non-conference game for the Huskies, who already have road trips to Stanford and Florida scheduled. [Read More]
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Napier finishes UConn career among the all-time greats

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UConn All-Time Leaders Scoring 1. Chris Smith………….2,145 2. Richard Hamilton…..2,036 3. Tony Hanson………..1,990 4. Shabazz Napier..1,959 5. Ray Allen…………….1,922 Games Played 1. Shabazz Napier…..143 2. Kevin Freeman………..140 3. Niels Giffey ……………139 Steals 1. Scott Burrell…………..310 2. Shabazz Napier…..251 Assists 1. Taliek Brown…………..772 2. Tate George……………677 3. Shabazz Napier…..646 4. Kevin Ollie……………..619 Free Throws Made 1. […] [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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Former Husky Cliff Robinson.

Former Huskies have made almost a billion dollars in the NBA

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In Friday’s Hearst Connecticut newspapers we take a look at the 15 players who have left UConn early for the NBA and how they have fared. The group has made about $778 million in their careers, according to salary numbers from www.basketball-references.com. When you factor in some of the players that have stayed for four […] [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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