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Timeline: UConn in 2012

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A look back at the past year in UConn athletics: January 3 — In their second Big East game, the Huskies are dismantled, 75-63, at Seton Hall. The blowout — UConn trailed by as many as 17 — serves as a sign of things to come in a rocky season. January 7 – A 57-game […] [Read More]
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Calhoun named Big East Rookie of Week

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UConn freshman Omar Calhoun was named Big East Rookie of the Week after averaging 19.5 points on 66.6 percent shooting from the field in the Huskies’ two wins this past week. Calhoun, a 6-foot-5 guard, went off for a career-high 22 points against winless Maryland Eastern Shore, and followed that up with a 17-point effort […] [Read More]
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UConn at the break…

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The Huskies are off until Saturday, which means we have ample time to analyze the non-conference portion of UConn’s season. Let’s review the hot topics: *Kevin Ollie’s contract extension: It seems to be a matter of when, not if. Ollie has fulfilled everything that Warde Manuel could have possibly requested. UConn is 9-2 and, minus […] [Read More]
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Recruiting Update: Jared Terrell, Abdul Malik Abu

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UConn picked the right game to host 2014 studs Jared Terrell and Abdul Malik Abu, teammates of the Boston-based Expressions Elite AAU team. The Huskies put on a show in the first half Friday versus Fordham, jumping out to a 29-point halftime lead before they coasted to an 88-73 victory. Terrell, a well-built 6-foot-4, 225-pound […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Fordham: “We can’t go out and get Patrick Ewing. He’s not around.”

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That’s Kevin Ollie on UConn’s frontcourt. The Huskies have tried Enosch Wolf, Tyler Olander and Phil Nolan at center, and not one has been consistent. Fortunately, UConn didn’t need a frontcourt Friday night. The four guards — Shabazz Napier, Ryan Boatright, Omar Calhoun and R.J. Evans — combined for 71 of the team’s 88 points […] [Read More]
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UConn 88, Fordham 73

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Suffocating perimeter defense and a 3-point happy offense helped UConn jump out to a 29-point halftime lead and coast to a 88-73 victory over Fordham Friday at the XL Center. STAR OF THE GAME: Ryan Boatright scored nine points in the first five minutes and only got better from there. The sophomore guard finished with […] [Read More]
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Halftime: UConn 57, Fordham 28

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Ryan Boatright scored 20 points and dished out seven assists in the first half as UConn took a 57-28 lead into the locker room Friday versus Fordham. Two Boatright free throws with 10:22 remaining put UConn ahead 26-15, and an R.J. Evans 3-pointer — his first of the year — opened up a 14-point advantage […] [Read More]
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Gameday: Fordham at UConn

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A few quick links before we get into rosters and stats for tonight’s UConn vs. Fordham clash: *Omar Calhoun has been superb against weak competition (13 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, 56 % FG vs. low/mid majors) and not-so-great against major conference opponents (4 points, 2.6 rebounds, 14.3 % FG). Check out his […] [Read More]
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