Notes/Quotes from Husky Run: “I want our opponent to leave the court saying “damn, why are they playing so hard?”

Full disclosure about the Husky Run: Usually it’s not legit. When I was a senior at UConn (many, many years ago), I took part in the Husky Run, a 5K that more or less kicks off hoops season. During
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Notes/Quotes from Jimmy V Classic Dinner: “You can make a suit out of the same material 15 different ways.”

College hoops season is underway. Kind of. Technically, the first practice isn’t until Saturday, but with the Jimmy V Classic charity dinner Wednesday and the annual Husky Run Thursday, it feels like
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Parker lists top five, excludes UConn

Jabari Parker, the nation’s No. 1 recruit in the class of 2013, will not attend UConn. As reported by ESPN’s Reggie Rankin, the versatile 6-foot-8 forward from Chicago trimmed his list to five
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UConn’s Miller promoted to Associate Head Coach

Former assistant Glen Miller has been promoted to associate head coach, UConn announced Friday afternoon. George Blaney, the associate head coach under Calhoun, will join Karl Hobbs as the full-time
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Recruiting Roundup: October 4

Believe it or not, UConn’s First Night is a week from tomorrow (or today, depending on when you’re reading this). And a week from Saturday, Xavier Rathan Mayes will announce his college destination.
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Report: Xavier Rathan Mayes postpones UConn visit

Xavier Rathan Mayes, believed to be UConn’s top priority in the class of 2013, will not visit campus this weekend, according to The New Haven Register’s Dave Borges. The highly-regarded shooting guard
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Slideshow: Connecticut high school stars in the college ranks

Hartford’s Kuran Iverson became the latest Connecticut hoopster to make his Division I dream a reality. This past week, the 6-foot-8 Iverson, ranked in the top 25 nationally, verbally committed to
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Recruiting Roundup: Cameron to Georgetown, Vonleh reclassifies

There have been some changes on the recruiting front in the past few days: Reggie Cameron, regarded as one of the top 3-point shooters in the 2013 class, gave a verbal commitment to Georgetown
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