Recruiting Roundup: August 20

I was on vacation last week (it was awesome, if you must know),  so I was unable to stay on top of UConn recruiting news. Here’s a brief look at what’s happened recently, followed by an updated chart

Notes/Quotes from Ray Allen: “If he thinks he needs to move on, it’s hard to say ‘I had a great career and that’s it.'”

Ray Allen was back in Storrs Saturday morning for the first day of his weekend Pro-Camp, held at E.O. Smith high school. He beat some 12 year olds in knockout (see below) and took some time to answer

Kentan Facey commits to UConn, Kuran Iverson and Terrence Samuel visiting

Scrap the trips to St. John’s and Rutgers. Kentan Facey’s tour of the Northeast was cut short after he visited Storrs. UConn landed its first player in the class of 2013 when prized big man Kentan

Notes/Quotes from Facey commitment: “All indication is that Kevin Ollie may be the new head coach.”

I spoke with new UConn commit Kentan Facey and his AAU coach, Karriem Memminger, Thursday morning. Facey, a top shotblocker in the class of 2013, gave a verbal commitment to UConn Wednesday night

2013 center Kentan Facey commits to UConn

UConn landed its first commitment in the class of 2013 from Kentan Facey, a highly-touted 6-foot-9 forward who visited Storrs Wednesday. The news was first reported by The New York Post. A long,

Calhoun released from hospital

UConn coach Jim Calhoun was released from the hospital early Tuesday afternoon and is recuperating at home, according to the UConn athletic department. Team spokesperson Phil Chardis added that

Report: Calhoun to be released from hospital Tuesday

UConn coach Jim Calhoun will be released from the hospital Tuesday after recuperating from surgery to repair a fractured left hip, according to Mark Blaudschun, formerly of The Boston Globe.

Recruiting Roundup: August 6

There have been some changes since I last outlined UConn’s targets for the 2013 class. Josh Hart (D.C. shooting guard) and Tyler Roberson (N.J. small forward) trimmed their lists and removed the