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Drummond selected No. 9 by Detroit; Lamb goes No. 12 to Houston

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NEWARK — There are checkpoints in every basketball player’s career, certain milestones that just stick. Andre Drummond has been way ahead of the curve for quite some time. At age 12, he opened his first college letter. A year later, he threw down his first dunk during warm-ups of a seventh grade game. He still […] [Read More]
Categories: NBA Draft

NBA Draft Coverage: Final predictions for Drummond, Lamb

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Not everything you read on the internet is true. But most of it is, and based off reports surfacing in the hours before the draft, Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb seem to be falling. I’ve seen Drummond anywhere from 5-9 and Lamb from 8-mid teens. My guess — and it’s exactly that, a guess — […] [Read More]
Categories: NBA Draft

UConn’s conference opponents unveiled

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UConn will host Syracuse, Louisville and Georgetown next year and will play Cincinnati, DePaul, Providence and South Florida twice, the Big East announced Thursday. The conference, which announced each team’s home and away opponents, announced UConn will play home games against Cincinnati, DePaul, Georgetown, Louisville, Providence, Rutgers, South Florida and Syracuse. The Huskies will play […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Recruiting Spotlight: Xavier Rathan Mayes

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Given the small circle of elite Canadian basketball players, it should come as no surprise that Denham Brown is close with Xavier Rathan Mayes, perhaps the fastest-rising prospect in the class of 2013. In fact, Rathan Mayes’ uncle coached Brown at West Hill Collegiate Institute (Ontario), where he gained international fame by scoring 111 points […] [Read More]
Categories: Recruiting

The Andre Drummond Roundup

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Andre Drummond spent some quality time with the media (and graciously answered the same question 15 times) on the eve of the NBA Draft. Because he’s an in-state kid, and more so because he’s the top recruit in program history who committed three days before school began, Drummond was undoubtedly the most captivating figure in […] [Read More]
Categories: NBA Draft

Recruiting Spotlight: Reggie Cameron

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The UConn coaching staff cut right to the chase when they got Reggie Cameron on the phone. “It was the first time they called that they offered me,” said Cameron, a 6-foot-7 rising senior who ranks as one of the top 70 players in the class of 2013. “(Kevin Ollie) called me, but coach Calhoun […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Series History: UConn vs. Michigan State

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UConn and Michigan State have collided four times since 1998. Each has gutted out two wins. And that seems to be the operative term. When these two teams get together, it’s often a battle of mental and physical toughness. In three regular season meetings, the winner of Michigan State-UConn has gone on to win the […] [Read More]
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UConn, Michigan State finalizing plans to open season in Germany

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Prior to a two-week break in late May, it had been a full calendar year since Niels Giffey visited his home nation of Germany. Giffey wasn’t homesick, but said he missed his family and, of course, the food. So, on the Friday that his first summer session ended, he boarded a plane and surprised his […] [Read More]
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