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Voskuhl: Calhoun hasn’t decided

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Will he or won’t he? By now, it seems more than likely that Jim Calhoun, 70, will return for a 27th season at UConn. But one of his former players, national champion center Jake Voskuhl, told Joe D’Ambrosio of WTIC Wednesday evening that Calhoun is still trying to determine whether he’ll coach next year. Very […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Recruiting Spotlight: Kuran Iverson

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You’re probably unsure whether Kuran Iverson, Connecticut’s top high school player, has a scholarship offer from UConn. Cool. So is Kuran Iverson. “I don’t really know,” Iverson said at the Greater Hartford Pro-Am Monday night. “All I know is they contact me a lot and they’re interested in me. When I was down in DC […] [Read More]
Categories: Recruiting

Recruiting Spotlight: Josh Hart

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UConn has cast a wide net in the class of 2013, particularly at the wing position. The latest top 100 shooting guard to pick up an offer was Josh Hart, a versatile 6-5 wing who has seen his recruitment skyrocket this summer. For Hart, the Huskies’ scholarship offer was No. 23, and quite a few […] [Read More]
Categories: Recruiting

UConn’s APR Timeline

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The final nail in the coffin, the last straw, the knockout punch, the  finishing touch, the…well, I think you get where I’m going with this. The key words here are “last” and “final.” As in, it’s official: UConn isn’t going to be taking part in the 2013 postseason, including the Big East tournament. The NCAA […] [Read More]
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NCAA reaffirms stance on APR timing

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The final shred of hope is no more. The UConn men’s basketball team, barred from the 2013 postseason because of its substandard APR, has run out of lifelines. At the conclusion of its two-day meeting, the NCAA Committee on Academic Performance “reaffirmed” its stance on APR data collection for postseason eligbility, an NCAA spokesperson said. As planned […] [Read More]
Categories: News

Previous UConn recruiting classes

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The live recruiting period began Wednesday, which means the UConn coaching staff will spend the next three weeks tracking elite prospects across the country. The Huskies are in the hunt for quite a few top 100 players in the class of 2013, and could potentially sign four or five from the following group:  SG Isaac […] [Read More]
Categories: Recruiting

Recruiting Spotlight: Stephen Zimmerman

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Let’s do a fun comparison between Player A and Player B at the end of ninth grade. You decide which scenario is preferable. PLAYER A PLAYER B *Stands 6-10 *Sprouted to 5-5 *Nation’s No. 9 player in class of 2015 (ESPN) *No. 2 dribbler among right-handed 9th graders at his high school (self-ranked) *Wears size […] [Read More]
Categories: Recruiting

The ConnCast: New homes for ex-Huskies

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The ConnCast was on a one-week hiatus. Clearly, we got a little rusty. I was on vacation last week (if you must know, I did accomplish my goals of watching Breaking Bad and getting tan) and in the meantime, Ray Allen went to the Heat and Hasheem Thabeet signed with the Thunder. In between the […] [Read More]
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