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Wolf out indefinitely with concussion

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Junior center Enosch Wolf is out indefinitely with a concussion, the UConn athletic department announced Wednesday morning. The 7-foot-1 center tweeted that the concussion, suffered during practice, is his third since last year. Wolf has played a total of 36 minutes in his two years at UConn. He’s expected to contribute on a frontcourt that […] [Read More]
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ConnCast: Predictions for 2012-13

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The ConnCast has made a triumphant return. After a month off, News-Times writer Chris Brodeur and I hit the airwaves with a two-part edition of our UConn basketball podcast. We address quite a few topics: What are some realistic expectations for the season? Who is the X-Factor? What does Kevin Ollie need to do to […] [Read More]
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Report: UConn urges Morgan High to change Husky logo

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An interesting tidbit of news came across the web last night: UConn, the state university and national basketball powerhouse, has a problem with the Husky logo used by Morgan high school, located in tiny Clinton, Conn. Yes, the logo does seem very similar (or identical). But c’mon. If every high school in the country had […] [Read More]
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Five Questions for UConn’s Season

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UConn is less than three weeks away from its opener against Michigan State, which means we’re rapidly approaching one of the most fascinating seasons in program history: A new coach, already beloved by the fanbase, replaces a Hall of Famer. He has one-year contract, hoping to earn an extension with an atypical UConn squad — […] [Read More]
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Recruiting Roundup: October 19

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There have been some significant changes since we last checked on UConn’s 2013 recruiting. For one, top target Xavier Rathan Mayes chose Florida State over UConn and Illinois. The Huskies have two 2013 commitments — Kentan Facey and Terrence Samuel — and are looking to secure a few more. Here’s a look at recent news: […] [Read More]
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More Notes/Quotes from Big East Media Day: “I hate using the whistle!”

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A very raspy Kevin Ollie addressed the media Wednesday, his voice suggesting either illness or overuse. Or both. UConn has run four “very long” practices, in the words of Ryan Boatright, and Ollie has been “yelling from the second he got in the gym.” Hence the sore throat. “He’s got to get used to that,” […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from Big East Media Day: “Rick’s full of (it).”

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NEW YORK — It isn’t Big East media day without some conference realignment drama. And Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim got that out of the way quickly. Early Wednesday, Louisville coach Rick Pitino reportedly insinuated that Temple and Memphis, both joining the league in 2013, will adequately fill the void left by Syracuse and Pittsburgh. When […] [Read More]
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UConn’s Napier named preseason All-Big East second team

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UConn guard Shabazz Napier has been named to the preseason All-Big East second team by vote of the league’s coaches. Napier, a junior, averaged 13 points and 5.8 assists while shooting 39 percent from the field a year ago. He was the only Husky to receive individual honors. Louisville guard Peyton Siva was selected as […] [Read More]
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