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Michael Bradley Update

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Michael Bradley has been granted his release from scholarship, but there’s still a chance he could remain a Husky next season. Bradley, the 6-foot-10 redshirt freshman who has yet to appear in a game, is in a unique situation. He applied for a transfer so he could be closer to home (Tennessee) and spend more […] [Read More]
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What’s next for UConn?

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Last week ended with a flurry of transactions and these next few days could be just as eventful. Many dominoes have fallen in UConn’s offseason — Alex Oriakhi has landed in Missouri, Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb are headed to the NBA and R.J. Evans is coming aboard — but the biggest domino still is […] [Read More]
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Oriakhi: “I was thinking Missouri since the day I decided to transfer”

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I spoke briefly with ex-UConn forward Alex Oriakhi, who committed to Missouri during a visit to the campus Friday evening. A few interesting quotes from AO: *Oriakhi on the sudden decision: “It was always Missouri in the back of my mind. I felt very comfortable when I got here, to be honest, and I said […] [Read More]
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Oriakhi Commits to Missouri

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The recruitment of Alex Oriakhi has come to a quick close. Oriakhi, who visited the Missouri campus Friday, committed to play for the  Tigers on the spot, he confirmed to Hearst Connecticut Media Group. Planned visits to North Carolina, Kentucky and Xavier are now unnecessary. The 6-foot-9, 245-pound Oriakhi will spend his senior season with […] [Read More]
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What will UConn’s roster look like next season?

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Well, not like a typical UConn roster. Don’t expect next year’s team to lead the nation in blocked shots. Don’t expect the Huskies to be anywhere near the top of the Big East in that category, either. Andre Drummond is headed to the NBA, and Alex Oriakhi and reserve 6-foot-10 big man Michael Bradley are […] [Read More]
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Michael Bradley Granted Release

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Redshirt freshman forward Michael Bradley became the fourth player to leave the UConn program since the season ended. Bradley, who has never appeared in a game in two years, has been granted his release from scholarship, the UConn athletic department confirmed Friday. The story was initially reported by CBSSports.com writer Jeff Borzello. Bradley declined to […] [Read More]
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RJ Evans commits to UConn

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Former in-state star R.J. Evans will finish his successful Division I career in a UConn jersey. Evans, a 2,000-point scorer at Norwich Free Academy and a three-year starter at Holy Cross, will transfer to UConn for his final year of eligibility, he confirmed to Hearst Connecticut Media Group Friday. He’s pursuing his Masters and will […] [Read More]
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A Look Back at Andre Drummond’s Career

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He was greeted with an uproar from the Rentschler Field crowd at an early September football game. And then he received another ovation — nearly as loud as Jim Calhoun’s — at UConn’s early October First Night. Andre Drummond was, without a doubt, hailed as some sort of savior when he arrived at UConn. His […] [Read More]
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