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4 hrs ago | The UConn Blog

Maryland CB Justice Pettus-Dixon Commits to UConn

Bob Diaco returns from a busy weekend to some good news as the Class of 2015 has it's newest commitment, 5-foot-11, 180 pound cornerback Justice Pettus-Dixon from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Related Topix: Boston College, Sports, NCAA Sports

7 hrs ago | USA Today

Florida to face UConn in Final Four rematch

Florida to face UConn in Final Four rematch The non-conference game set for Jan. 3 will be a rematch of a Final Four semifinal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, Terrence Samuel

10 hrs ago | The UConn Blog

Olander signs in Lithuania

Tyler Olander has joined his older brother in Lithuania, signing with BC Siauliai of the Lithuanian National League .

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Related Topix: Travis Leslie, NBA Players, Sports, Fairfield University NCAA, NCAA Basketball, Fairfield Stags NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Derek Needham

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The UConn Blog

Bob Diaco all Business at AAC Media Day

Bob Diaco's day started with a warm welcome from Mike Aresco in the commissioner's opening remarks at AAC Media Day.

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The UConn Blog

UConn Ninth in AAC Preseason Poll

The American Athletic Conference preseason media poll results were released this weekend and our UConn Huskies finished tied for ninth with Tulane at 98 points, 4 points ahead of last place Tulsa and seven points behind eighth place Temple.

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MSNBC

The other side of the July live period: Recruits continue to strive for attention and offers

The third and final five-day July live evaluation period ended on Sunday afternoon on ESPNU .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The UConn Blog

UConn's Most Important Football Wins: #3

Thanks to four fumbles and questionable game management, UConn finally beat West Virginia, saved its 2010 season and began its march to an unlikely BCS berth.

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Related Topix: Ryan Clarke, Brad Starks, Geno Smith, Sports, NCAA Sports

Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Times

Momma's boy Purvis eager to start fresh with Huskies

The phone rings a little more frequently at Shanda McNair 's home these days, but she's always glad to hear the voice on the other end.

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Related Topix: Ryan Boatright, Rodney Purvis, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball

Thu Jul 24, 2014

MSNBC

Stanford's non-conference schedule is strong

Stanford released their non-conference schedule on Thursday, and it's better than what you are going to see out of a lot of power conference programs: Nov. 14: vs. Wofford Nov. 16: vs. South Dakota Nov. 21: vs. UNLV Nov. 22: vs. Duke or Temple Nov. 25: vs. Delaware Nov. 30: at DePaul Dec. 13: vs. Denver Dec. 17: vs. Loyola Marymount Dec. 20: at BYU ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Rayno: Offseason notes from Richard Pitino

This is Amelia Rayno's third season on the Gophers men's basketball beat. She learned college basketball in North Carolina , where fanhood is not an option.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Women's Basketball, North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball, North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of North Carolina NCAA, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, Shabazz Napier

The UConn Blog

Ray Allen: Chinese Archer

It's quite a time to be Ray Allen. The 39 year old free agent is mulling his options during this offseason.

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The UConn Blog

UConn's Most Important Football Wins: #4

Iowa State and Seneca Wallace were college football's biggest story in September 2002.

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KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Dorm Report: On point

The argument could be made that Boatright and Shabazz Napier shared point guard responsibilities last season for the national champion UConn Huskies.

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Related Topix: Shabazz Napier, Sports, NCAA Basketball, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Kendall Marshall, North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA Basketball, NCAA Women's Basketball, North Carolina Tar Heels Women's Basketball, University of North Carolina NCAA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

All U Can Heat

Miami Heat Officially Sign Shabazz Napier

Jul 16, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Miami Heat point guard Shabazz Napier arrives at the 2014 ESPY Award show at Nokia Theatre.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Report: Former Florida, Providence star Patric Young signs 2-year deal with New Orleans Pelicans

Connecticut guard Terrence Samuel, left, drives to the basket past Florida center Patric Young during the first half of an NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball semifinal game Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

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The UConn Blog

Now Pitching for the Vernon Orioles... Tyler Olander

The former UConn forward has returned to the mound after an eight year hiatus while looking for a professional basketball contract overseas.

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Boston Herald

Roxbury's Napier signs rookie deal

Roxbury's Shabazz Napier , who led Connecticut to this past season's NCAA championship, has signed his rookie deal with the Miami Heat.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Shabazz Napier, Connecticut Huskies NCAA Basketball, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Udonis Haslem, NBA Players, Houston Rockets

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Heat reach deal with Napier

The Miami Heat announced Friday that they have signed rookie guard Shabazz Napier, the team's first-round pick in this year's NBA Draft.

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The UConn Blog

Maryland TE Chris Lee Commits to UConn

UConn Football tweeted one of their vague, can't say something happened but it did kind of tweets earlier today, surreptitiously letting us know that a high-school prospect from Maryland had chosen the Huskies.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The UConn Blog

Niels Giffey returns to Germany, signs with Alba Berlin

Niels Giffey has returned to the capital of soccer and schnitzel, inking a 3 year deal with German club Alba Berlin.

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