UConn Basketball

with Kevin Duffy

My thoughts on Newtown

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I’ve wanted to write something since Saturday. I just didn’t feel it was appropriate. Maybe it’s human nature to personalize things. Maybe the advent of social media has simply provided an outlet for our self-absorption. I live about 15-20 minutes from the school. I’ve known Newtown my whole life — dating back to travel team […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from UMES: “We’re going to continue to not just have moments, but have a movement where we can stop this violence.”

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UConn paid tribute to the 26 Sandy Hook elementary victims with a moment of silence before Monday’s game versus Maryland Eastern Shore. The players and cheerleaders — some holding candles — stood in a circle around the XL center midcourt logo during the national anthem. Each Husky had a “SH” (for Sandy Hook) embroidered on […] [Read More]
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UConn 84, Maryland Eastern Shore 50

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A 26-6 run to open the second half powered UConn to a 84-50 blowout victory over Maryland Eastern Shore Monday night at the XL Center. The Huskies move to 8-2 while Maryland Eastern Shore drops to 0-10. STAR OF THE GAME: Ryan Boatright went off for a season-high 21 points, which included five 3-pointers and […] [Read More]
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Halftime: UConn 39, Maryland Eastern Shore 27

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Live updates: Maryland Eastern Shore at UConn

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In an effort to honor the 26 victims of the Newtown tragedy, UConn will wear a patch on its jerseys for tonight’s clash with winless Maryland Eastern Shore. *UConn reaction to Newtown tragedy WHEN: Today, 7 WHERE: XL Center, Hartford RECORDS: UMES 0-9, UConn 7-2 ON THE AIR: SNY; WTIC-AM 1080 STORY LINES CENTER OF […] [Read More]
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Gameday: Maryland Eastern Shore at UConn

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In an effort to honor the 26 victims of the Newtown tragedy, UConn will wear a patch on its jerseys for tonight’s clash with winless Maryland Eastern Shore. A few quick reads before tip: *UConn reaction to Newtown tragedy *R.J. Evans and his sister, Kastine, make a difference in the community WHEN: Today, 7 WHERE: […] [Read More]
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In Evans household, the less fortunate never forgotten

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It’s been a disturbing few days here in Connecticut. Plenty of depressing stories have emerged since Friday morning’s elementary school shooting in Newtown. So here’s a feel-good one. It’s about R.J. Evans and his sister, Kastine, who plays for the Kentucky women’s basketball team. The siblings, raised by two parents (Deborah and Ray) deeply invested […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Dec. 16: Ollie talks Catholic Seven

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After addressing the tragedy that occurred in Newtown this past Friday, UConn coach Kevin Ollie gave his take on the crumbling Big East. Some highlights from the rookie coach: *Ollie on Catholic Seven breaking away: “I don’t a feeling towards it – I hate to see them go, but they made a pact for themselves […] [Read More]
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