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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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Notes/Quotes from Nov. 28: “Wherever we’re at, we’re going to be competing for conference titles.”

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The buzz in Storrs Wednesday afternoon was conference realignment, not New Hampshire basketball. Hard to believe, I know. Still, we found some time to talk hoops before UConn (5-1 and unranked) hosts UNH Thursday night at the XL Center. Some of the highlights: *Redshirt senior R.J. Evans (sternalclavicular sprain) has made “great progress,” according to […] [Read More]
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Initial Reaction: Louisville to ACC

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Well, can’t say we didn’t see this coming. News broke late Tuesday night that Louisville was one vote shy of gaining an ACC invite. Early Wednesday morning, it became official: Louisville will become the newest ACC member in 2014 while UConn — the last original Big East member with an FBS football team — remains […] [Read More]
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Report: Louisville one vote shy of ACC invite

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Mark Blaudschun, formerly of the Boston Globe, tweeted Tuesday night that Louisville was one vote away from gaining approval to come to the ACC. Three-fourths of the ACC must vote in favor of the move in order for a team to earn an invite. If the report is accurate (and this is a credible source; […] [Read More]
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Tuesday’s conference realignment update

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The Big East inched closer towards what it calls stability (and what others call irrelevance) Tuesday when it added Tulane for all sports and East Carolina for football, according to an ESPN report. My analysis: UConn needs to get out….ASAP. That is all. Here are Tuesday afternoon’s conference realignment links: *Tulane, ECU to join Big […] [Read More]
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Polls: Most surprising stat? Who needs to step up?

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Six games in, we’re becoming more familiar with this year’s UConn basketball squad. And our initial suspicions — elite backcourt, subpar frontcourt — have held true so far. Let’s take a look at some questions (and some interesting stats) one-fifth of the way through the season: Most surprising stat? Grade Kevin Ollie’s performance through six […] [Read More]
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Updates: UConn and conference realignment

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There’s nothing new (technically) on the conference realignment front, but there are quite a few rumors floating around on the web. The UConn camp has been tight-lipped about this whole thing. Check the links below from Monday: *16 ACC teams unlikely — CBSSports.com’s Jeremy Fowler Story highlights: “A prominent official from an ACC school told […] [Read More]
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