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Recruiting Spotlight: Wes Clark

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UConn hadn’t been in much contact with Detroit product Wes Clark, but on Tuesday night, the 6-foot point guard received a phone call from none other than Jim Calhoun. A scholarship offer ensued, and the Huskies were added to a list that has grown exponentially since the end of high school basketball season. Up until […] [Read More]
Categories: Recruiting

Report: Price signs with Wizards

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After three yeas with the Indiana Pacers, former UConn star A.J. Price has inked a one-year deal with the Washington Wizards, according to The Washington Post. Price was solid as a backup with Indiana, but was relegated to third-string when the Pacers made trades for George Hill and Leandro Barbosa. In Washington, it appears he’ll […] [Read More]
Categories: News

Recruiting Spotlight: Jordan Bell

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In coming years, expect to see Kevin Ollie’s California pipeline reel in some big-time West Coast talent. Ollie, who grew up in Los Angeles and played at Crenshaw High, has been chasing some LA prospects, most notably class of 2013 shooting guard Isaac Hamilton and his younger brother, Daniel. UConn has also expressed interest in […] [Read More]
Categories: Recruiting

The ConnCast: Penn State and Summer Hoops

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Well, we completely forgot to address The Dark Knight Rises. And that was supposed to the lead topic. Shucks. Instead, Chris Brodeur and I discuss the Penn State penalties and a variety of summer basketball topics: UConn recruiting, the NBA Summer League and the Hartford Pro-Am, where WestConn’s DaQuan Brooks dropped 50 in a game […] [Read More]
Categories: Podcasts, Recruiting

JuCo All-American Jerome Parkins chases dreams for daughter

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This past week, I took a brief step away from the UConn offseason to tell the story of Jerome Parkins, a Bridgeport native who earned All-American status as a freshman at Gateway Community College. Parkins grew up (and still lives) on the Westside of Bridgeport, a crime-ridden area in a city that has experienced three […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Recruiting Roundup: July 23

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We last checked in on UConn’s 2013 target list about three weeks ago. Not much has changed — the Huskies haven’t secured a commitment from anyone in the 2013 or 2014 class — but there have been some updates with individual recruits. Here’s a look at some newsworthy items from this weekend’s Peach Jam: *Akoy […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Tickets on sale for Calhoun Charity All-Star Game

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Pick up tickets today to watch some former UConn greats participate in the Aug. 4 Jim Calhoun Charity All-Star Game at Mohegan Sun arena. The press release, along with ticket information, is below: UConn coach Jim Calhoun is hosting an alumni all-star basketball game – the Mohegan Sun / Jim Calhoun Charity All-Star Game – […] [Read More]
Categories: General

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