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Report: Non-football schools meet with Aresco

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The seven Big East catholic schools — all non-football members — met with league commissioner Mike Aresco Sunday to “express their concern with the direction of the conference,” according to a report confirmed by ESPN.com. From the ESPN story:  Sources said the seven schools discussed a number of options but most importantly wanted to have […] [Read More]
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The ConnCast: Napier vs. Price, Kemba vs. Ben Gordon and more

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Sparked by last week’s question regarding the professional careers of Shabazz Napier and A.J. Price, we examine similar scenarios in this week’s ConnCast. The News-Times’ Chris Brodeur and I debate the following topics: Better pro career — Napier or Price? Hasheem Thabeet or Alex Oriakhi? Kemba Walker or Ben Gordon? Andre Drummond or Emeka Okafor? […] [Read More]
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Lamb recalled to Thunder

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Jeremy Lamb’s stay in Tulsa has been cut short — at least for now. Lamb, sent to the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Developmental League on Nov. 29, was called back to the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday afternoon, according to Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard scored a team-high 21 points in […] [Read More]
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Report: Adrien signs with Bobcats

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Former UConn standout Jeff Adrien signed with the Charlotte Bobcats Sunday, according to Hoopsworld.com. The 6-foot-7 power forward had been with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA Developmental League. Prior to his stint in Rio Grande, Adrien was invited to the Bobcats’ training camp, but cut on Oct. 6. In 31 career games […] [Read More]
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Q&A: Who will be the better pro — A.J. Price or Shabazz Napier?

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Q: Who will have the better NBA career — A.J. Price or Shabazz Napier? – Joe Cabral, Northborough, Mass. A: First of all, love the question. Probably the best UConn question I’ve been asked this year. So here’s my take: We’ll have to see how Big East play goes, but at the moment, A.J. Price […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Harvard: “DeAndre is a player”

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There were two stories Friday: Shabazz Napier’s ability to affect the game despite a 2-for-7 shooting night and DeAndre Daniels’ career-high 23 points on a bad back. At one point, Daniels had 23 of UConn’s 37. “DeAndre is a player and DeAndre just has to have that confidence to take it to the rim and […] [Read More]
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UConn 57, Harvard 49

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A furious 15-2 run in the opening minutes and a late second half surge propelled UConn to a 57-49 victory over Harvard Friday night at Gampel Pavilion. STAR OF THE GAME: DeAndre Daniels, playing with a sore back, poured in a career high 23 points. At one time, Daniels had 23 of UConn’s 37. The […] [Read More]
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Halftime: UConn 27, Harvard 24

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Despite a 15-2 run to start the game, UConn took a 27-24 lead into the locker room Friday versus Harvard. The Crimson took six minutes to score its first point, but quickly went on  a 12-0 run to make it a one-possession game. DeAndre Daniels, who has been held in single-digits the past five games, […] [Read More]
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