Final Exam Week: UConn frontcourt by the numbers

There’s no single winning formula, but a drastic imbalance between the frontcourt and backcourt usually isn’t a good thing. This year in Storrs, it’s inevitable. UConn’s backcourt — Shabazz Napier,
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ESPN Report: A-10 open to expansion

The seven Big East catholic schools are interested in leaving. The Atlantic 10 is interested in expanding. So…? According to ESPN’s Andy Katz, the A-10 has discussed the possibility of a 21-team
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Recruiting roundup: UConn offers Amida Brimah, Kameron Rooks

After missing out on Noah Vonleh and Brandon Austin, UConn is stuck on two commitments — Kentan Facey and Terrence Samuel — for the class of 2013. Fox Sports national recruiting analyst Evan Daniels
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Report: Non-football schools meet with Aresco

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
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The ConnCast: Napier vs. Price, Kemba vs. Ben Gordon and more

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
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Lamb recalled to Thunder

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
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Report: Adrien signs with Bobcats

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
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Q&A: Who will be the better pro — A.J. Price or Shabazz Napier?

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
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