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Long Beach forward Bell will visit this weekend

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Jordan Bell, one of the nation’s top uncommitted power forwards, will take an official visit to UConn this upcoming weekend. Bell has narrowed his college choices to Auburn, Oregon and UConn. He’s long been high on the Huskies, and he told Hearst Connecticut Monday that coach Kevin Ollie has extended a scholarship offer. Bell’s numbers […] [Read More]
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UConn in the NBA: Lamb to OKC, Drummond flourishing

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Before he could settle (or play a regular season game) in Houston, Jeremy Lamb was shipped 450 miles north. Dealt from Houston to Oklahoma City in last weekend’s blockbuster trade, Lamb becomes one of several young ex-Huskies in an intriguing situation. Let’s examine them all, starting with the Thunder’s newest addition. JEREMY LAMB, OKLAHOMA CITY: […] [Read More]
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UConn men post 11 percent graduation success rate

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The NCAA released graduation success rate data Thursday and the UConn men’s basketball team recorded an 11 percent, the worst mark among all men’s basketball teams in BCS conferences. The national average was 74 percent, an all-time high in the sport. The latest GSR data, which does not affect postseason eligibility, reflects the percentage of […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes Oct. 24: Wolf out, Allen awarded scholarship

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Junior center Enosch Wolf suffered a concussion during practice last Friday, the third head injury of his collegiate career. Wolf, the team’s only true center, is expected to be ready for the Nov. 9 season opener against Michigan State. Kevin Ollie said the Huskies are “taking their time” with the big man. “We don’t want […] [Read More]
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Wolf out indefinitely with concussion

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Junior center Enosch Wolf is out indefinitely with a concussion, the UConn athletic department announced Wednesday morning. The 7-foot-1 center tweeted that the concussion, suffered during practice, is his third since last year. Wolf has played a total of 36 minutes in his two years at UConn. He’s expected to contribute on a frontcourt that […] [Read More]
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ConnCast: Predictions for 2012-13

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The ConnCast has made a triumphant return. After a month off, News-Times writer Chris Brodeur and I hit the airwaves with a two-part edition of our UConn basketball podcast. We address quite a few topics: What are some realistic expectations for the season? Who is the X-Factor? What does Kevin Ollie need to do to […] [Read More]
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Report: UConn urges Morgan High to change Husky logo

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An interesting tidbit of news came across the web last night: UConn, the state university and national basketball powerhouse, has a problem with the Husky logo used by Morgan high school, located in tiny Clinton, Conn. Yes, the logo does seem very similar (or identical). But c’mon. If every high school in the country had […] [Read More]
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Five Questions for UConn’s Season

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UConn is less than three weeks away from its opener against Michigan State, which means we’re rapidly approaching one of the most fascinating seasons in program history: A new coach, already beloved by the fanbase, replaces a Hall of Famer. He has one-year contract, hoping to earn an extension with an atypical UConn squad — […] [Read More]
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