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Roscoe Smith granted release

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Just when the storm seemed to settle, another Husky decided to jump ship. UConn’s mass exodus continued – the tally is now at five – as sophomore forward Roscoe Smith has been granted his release from scholarship, a source confirmed to the Hearst Connecticut Media Group Saturday morning. The news was first reported by CBSSports.com’s […] [Read More]
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UConn, Washington finalize home-and-home series

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I’ve been sitting here for a half-hour trying to think of a Huskies vs. Huskies pun and I’ve got nothing. UConn and Washington, two programs that share the same mascot, have agreed to a home-and-home series starting next season, the school announced Wednesday morning. The first game will be played Dec. 29, 2012 at either […] [Read More]
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UConn Transfers: Where are they now?

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The UConn fanbase wont’ have any problems keeping tabs on Alex Oriakhi, who figures to play in his share of nationally televised games with Missouri. Other transfers, however, haven’t moved on to such prominent programs. Here’s a look at some names you may have forgotten over the past few years. *Jamaal Trice: Came to UConn […] [Read More]
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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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