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Providence's College senior guard Bryce Cotton was named to the District I All-District Team as it was announced by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association on Tuesday, March 11. District I includes players from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
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Last March, the Huskies could only sit idly on the sidelines as 64 other teams battled it out to decide who would reign supreme in college basketball.
As Michigan sophomore Nik Stauskas waits to hear what Big Ten postseason awards he'll rack up this season, he already knows he's gotten at least one national mention.
There's very little about the American Athletic Conference that is conventional.
Louisville's Wayne Blackshear shoots as Connecticut's Amida Brimah defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Louisville, Ky.
Connecticut's Amida Brimah, left, shoots over South Florida's Chris Perry, right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Hartford, Conn.
We don't want to say that the Huskies are already looking ahead to tournament time -- they still have one game left in the regular season, a Saturday meeting with Louisville -- but once that day arrives, Kevin Ollie's team feels like they're legitimately prepared to bring another national title to Storrs.
Russ Smith has two Big East Conference Tournament titles, played in two Final Fours and won a national title during a college career that started with him potentially transferring from the University of Louisville.
In the Top-25 yet again, the 19th-ranked Connecticut Huskies will play their final home game of the season against American Athletic Conference rival Rutgers on Wednesday night.
Connecticut's Lasan Kromah and Louisville's Mangok Mathiang reach for a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Storrs, Conn.
The coveted basketball recruit from the Bronx was dismissed from his prep school, Brewster Academy in New Hampshire, in November for a "violation of school policy," according to multiple media reports.
Over and over again, Rutgers looked up at the scoreboards in the building and saw a game they could win.
Earlier in the week, Huskies point guard Shabazz Napier was named the American Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the fifth time this season.