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UConn contacts ex-Virginia Tech commit Harrell

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In search of one more big man to fill out its 2012 recruiting class, UConn has contacted the camp of former Virginia Tech commit Montrezl Harrell, a source told Hearst Connecticut Thursday night. Harrell, a 6-foot-7, 225-pound forward from Tarboro, N.C., was released from his letter of intent on Wednesday. He requested the release after […] [Read More]
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Notes/Quotes from UConn: “(Calhoun) will let everyone know when he wants to, including his own players.”

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Reporting live from the ghost town that is Storrs, Conn., I have some updates from the day at Gampel Pavilion. Most UConn students went home for the summer two weeks ago, which leaves athletes and summer session students as the only inhabitants of this wonderful campus. Once upon a time, I was part of the […] [Read More]
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Where does UConn fit in conference realignment?

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If you thought the nation-wide conference realignment saga was over, you were sorely mistaken. On Monday, we learned of Florida State’s intentions to “see what the Big 12 might have to offer,” a potential move that could directly impact UConn. With Florida State possibly leaving, the ACC could have an opening. UConn doesn’t bring the […] [Read More]
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The People’s ConnCast

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After a one week hiatus, the ConnCast has made a triumphant return (with an awesome intro song). In this episode, Chris and I field questions from UConn fans and answer them on the air. Chris also outs me for owning an A.J. Price T-Shirt. Give us a listen below. Podcast Powered By Podbean [Read More]
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UConn in the NBA Playoffs

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The college hoops season is long over and most of the 2012 rosters are set (although I’m told UConn is looking to add one more big man). The next month or so is all about the NBA. If you’re like me, you watch the NBA sparingly during the regular season, but become pretty invested through […] [Read More]
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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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