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Report: German forward Leon Tolksdorf commits to UConn

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The German Takeover, as Enosch Wolf tweeted this past weekend, is fully in progress. According to The Recruit Scoop, UConn received a commitment from class of 2012 forward Leon Tolksdorf, who becomes the third German-born player on the roster (along with Wolf and swingman Niels Giffey). Tolksdorf visited UConn over the weekend, sources said. At […] [Read More]
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Phil Nolan on commitment to UConn

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Phil Nolan, a 6-foot-10, 205-pound forward from Milwaukee, committed to UConn Thursday without ever meeting head coach Jim Calhoun or assistant coach Kevin Ollie. “Since UConn came into the picture a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been talking to coach Calhoun and coach Ollie pretty much every day,” Nolan said. Nolan said Calhoun officially offered […] [Read More]
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A look at next season’s roster

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UConn’s 2012-13 roster continued to take shape Thursday when the Huskies essentially traded Michael Bradley for Phil Nolan. Five players have exited; three are coming in. The Huskies have three scholarships available, but may try to save them for a big haul in 2013. Here’s the team as of today: G — Shabazz Napier G […] [Read More]
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Milwaukee big man Phil Nolan commits to UConn

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UConn lost one big man Thursday morning, but wasted no time in scooping up another. Redshirt freshman Michael Bradley made his transfer to Western Kentucky official and, hours later, class of 2012 center Phil Nolan, a Milwaukee product, tweeted his commitment to UConn. Tyrone Lewis, his coach at Riverside University High (Milwaukee) later confirmed the […] [Read More]
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Bradley headed to Western Kentucky

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UConn forward Michael Bradley will transfer to Western Kentucky, he told the Hearst Connecticut Media Group Thursday afternoon. Bradley was granted his release on April 13, but didn’t necessarily guarantee that he’d leave UConn. His circumstances were unique: Bradley, a 6-foot-9 forward who would have likely received playing time in the Huskies’ depleted frontcourt, wanted […] [Read More]
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UConn to play NC State in Jimmy V Classic

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The UConn men will make their debut in the Jimmy V Classic Dec. 4 when the Huskies play NC State at Madison Square Garden. The Huskies and Wolfpack will play at 9 p.m., following a game between Georgetown and Texas, ESPN announced Wednesday. It’s the first meeting between UConn and NC State since the 10th-seeded […] [Read More]
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Recruiting Spotlight: Kendall Smith

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As uncertainty swirls around Jim Calhoun’s status as head coach, the UConn staff is actively preparing for the future. Earlier in the week, UConn offered junior power forward Marcus Lee, a product of Deer Valley High in Antioch, Calif. His high school teammate — point guard Kendall Smith — could be next. “I’ve been playing […] [Read More]
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The ConnCast: A Friendly UConn Debate

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Things get heated (kind of) in the third edition of The ConnCast. Chris Brodeur and I debate a few UConn topics: Best game in program history, worst loss, best individual performance and most memorable play. I also reveal a theory about my long-lost Trajan Langdon jersey. Give us a listen below. Podcast Powered By Podbean [Read More]
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