UConn Basketball

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Catching up with ex-Huskies: Lamb scores 33 in D-League debut

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Jeremy Lamb has the dubious honor of becoming the first 2012 lottery pick in the NBA Developmental League. Of course, Lamb is operating under different circumstances than most other top draft choices: He was traded to Oklahoma City, a championship contender, and buried behind Kevin Durant, Kevin Martin and Thabo Sefolosha. In his first game […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Dec. 2: “It doesn’t revolve around him and that’s what makes him such a great person.”

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UConn guard R.J. Evans  — who Ollie calls “the rock” of the team — may return to action Tuesday against N.C. State. After missing the past two games with a sternalclavicular sprain, Evans said he’ll likely be a gametime decision when the Huskies take on the No. 18 Wolfpack in the Jimmy V Classic at […] [Read More]
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Realignment’s effect on Recruiting

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I plan to have a more in-depth assessment of this issue soon, but for now, take a look at comments from a few top 100 prospects. I asked each of them a simple question: How much does conference affiliation matter to you when choosing a school? *Reggie Cameron, 2013, committed to Georgetown: “On a scale […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from New Hampshire: “I’m not going to apologize for a win.”

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UConn hit a funk Thursday evening and never snapped out. What ensued was an ugly (and I mean truly hideous) 61-53 victory over New Hampshire. As I wrote in my game column, UConn is fortunate it put up such a stinker against UNH. If this was any other team, its doubtful the Huskies walk away […] [Read More]
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UConn 61, New Hampshire 53

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In an anemic offensive effort from both sides, unranked UConn made enough plays —barely — to hold off New Hampshire, 61-53, and avoid a major upset Thursday night at the XL Center. STAR OF GAME: Ryan Boatright scored 19 points on 5-of-10 shooting and added five assists. Boatright’s reverse layup wit 4:40 remaining gave UConn […] [Read More]
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Halftime: UConn 25, New Hampshire 18

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UConn entered halftime with a 25-18 lead on New Hampshire in a lackluster offensive performance from both teams. The Huskies made just 9-of-29 field goals (31 percent) while New Hampshire (24 percent) was even worse. The two teams combined to make 1-of-18 3-point attempts. Ryan Boatright and Omar Calhoun combined for 17 points. Shabazz Napier […] [Read More]
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Gameday and Live Updates: New Hampshire at UConn

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WHEN: Today, 7 WHERE: XL Center RECORDS: UNH 2-3, UConn 5-1 ON THE AIR: SNY (Bob Picozzi, Tim Welsh) UP NEXT: vs. North Carolina State, Dec. 4, Madison Square Garden NEW HAMPSHIRE Jordon Bronner, G, 6-0 Jr.: 6 ppg, 3.6 apg Chandler Rhoads, G, 6-4 Sr.: 13 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 3 apg Patrick Konan, F, […] [Read More]
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Jeremy Lamb sent to the NBA D-League

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The Oklahoma City Thunder have sent rookie shooting guard Jeremy Lamb to its D-League affiliate, the Tulsa 66ers, according to a report in The Oklahoman Thursday. Lamb, a first team All-Big East selection last season, was selected No. 12 overall by Houston and was traded to Oklahoma City as part of the James Harden blockbuster […] [Read More]
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