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    Wednesday Nov 5 | Connecticut Post

    More than a year away from competitive basketball, and toss shoulder surgery into the equation, and Purvis could have chalked up being off the mark in his UConn debut as just trying to shake off the rust. But the part of the sophomore guard's game that bothered coach Kevin Ollie after the Huskies' 70-62 exhibition victory over Southern Connecticut State Tuesday night had nothing to do with going 2-for-12 from the field.

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  2. Notes, quotes and observations from exhibition openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Day

    Southern Connecticut State University did UConn a big favor on Tuesday. The Owls, who are ranked second in the Division II preseason poll, never backed down and took the lead in the second half.

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  3. Defending champion UConn men slog their way past Southern in exhibition gameRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Day

    Boatright, one of the few returning veterans from last year's national championship team, had an optimistic view of a harder-than-expected 70-62 win over Southern Connecticut State University, the No. 2 ranked team in Division II, at Gampel Pavilion.

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  4. Hoping for four more years for Ollie, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Day

    And after seven months and many hosannas, the UConn Huskies played basketball again Tuesday night, the first Tuesday night in November, Election Night, the night we measure progress over four years. How fitting, really.

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  5. Brian Koonz: UConn needs energy to dream againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Connecticut Post

    As UConn senior Ryan Boatright swirled inside this bouncing huddle, the Huskies howled in perfect unison, "It's time to eat! It's time to eat!" With the program's fourth national championship a footnote now at Gampel Pavilion, No. 17 UConn rallied to beat Division II Southern Connecticut 70-62 in an exhibition game Tuesday night.

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  6. UConn Men's Basketball Exhibition: FINAL - Huskies squeak by Southern CT , 70-62Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The UConn Blog

    In their first live action of the 2014-'15 season, UConn held on to defeat Southern Connecticut State by a final score of 70-62. It was supposed to be a laugher, a way to start the title defense on a high note.

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  7. Postgame Awards: UConn Men's Basketball Exhibition vs. Southern Connecticut StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The UConn Blog

    Player of the Game - Amida Brimah. The sophomore center finished with a double-double, plus 4 blocks, in only 20 minutes.

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  8. Cassell Jr. is Mr. Reliable for UConn in exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Connecticut Post

    The old man on the team found a quick way to win over the 7,129 fans Tuesday night at Gampel Pavilion hungry for some UConn basketball. On a night when the Huskies struggled to shake some rust off after a summer layoff against NCAA Division II power Southern Connecticut State, sophomore guard Sam Cassell Jr. was Mr. Reliable in a 70-62 win to open the exhibition season.

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    Tuesday Nov 4 | News Times

    Ryan Boatright scored 19 points and Sam Cassell Jr. added 17 to help UConn fend off Southern Connecticut State 70-62 Tuesday night in an exhibition game at Gampel Pavilion. The Huskies struggled from the field early, shooting just 29.4 percent in the first half as the Owls took a 32-29 lead.

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  10. Pre-UConn exhibition news, starting lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Day

    Coach Kevin Ollie will start Ryan Boatright, Rodney Purvis, Daniel Hamilton, Kentan Facey and Amida Brimah against Southern Connecticut State University, a Division II program. Tip-off is 7 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion.

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  11. AAC Basketball: Preview and Predictions for 2014-15 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | BleacherReport

    The American Athletic Conference enters its sophomore year of existence and already suffered from some realignment. Louisville emigrated to the ACC and Rutgers to the Big 10. Don't stub your toe on that National Championship trophy on the way out.

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  12. Preseason bracketology: Projected No. 4 seeds for the 2015 NCAA tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Post-Standard

    Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie and guard Ryan Boatright are the favorites in the American Athletic Conference a season after claiming a national championship. , they roll through a weakened American Athletic Conference and somehow enjoy another magical March on the way to a second consecutive national championship.

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  13. Five Things To Look For In UConn Men's Game Vs. SouthernRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | The Hartford Courant

    Don't be surprised if you see Amida Brimah, left, and Phil Nolan on the court at the same time Tuesday night as UConn faces SCSU in an exhibition game. Don't be surprised if you see Amida Brimah, left, and Phil Nolan on the court at the same time Tuesday night as UConn faces SCSU in an exhibition game.

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  14. UConn men look to develop Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | News Times

    The UConn backcourt grabbed most of the headlines last season, but when 7-foot freshman Amida Brimah stepped on the court at the FedEx Forum for the first time last January, he immediate drew one player's attention. Brimah had already started to create some buzz in his first season.

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    Monday Nov 3 | News Times

    TIME SERIES: UConn leads 2-0; The Huskies beat the Owls 93-65 to open the 2013-14 preseason. BIG WINNERS: The Huskies won 32 games and a national title last season, the Owls were the second most successful school in the state with a 30-win season.

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  16. Swofford: No hints of fraud while at UNCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    ACC commissioner John Swofford said Wednesday there were no red flags indicating that academic fraud was being missed or ignored at North Carolina while he was athletic director. Swofford made the comments at basketball media day, a week after an outside investigation detailed wide-ranging fraud in an academic department popular with athletes.

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  17. College Basketball Stars Facing the Most Pressure for 2014-15 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | BleacherReport

    Less than two weeks from the start of the 2014-15 season, teams all over the country are making the final preparations for the long road ahead. Expectations are high for many, optimistic for all.

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  18. Boatright: If Ollie left, I Might Have TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | NBC Connecticut

    Connecticut guard Ryan Boatright gets past Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison , pk44n=, as guard Andrew Harrison looks on during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. During American Athletic Conference media day Wednesday UConn point guard Ryan Boatright spoke about the prospects of losing coach Kevin Ollie to the NBA, which was a hot topic in the offseason, shortly after the Huskies won the national title.

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  19. Boatright Ready to Defend National TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | NBC Connecticut

    APRIL 07: Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies celebrates on the court after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. The Huskies are atop the preseason AAC coaches poll and senior point guard Ryan Boatright has every intention of not only living up to that, but helping UConn repeat as national champions.

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  20. UConn men take spoils at AAC media dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Connecticut Post

    AAC men's preseason coaches' poll Rank, Team 1. UConn 2. SMU 3. Memphis 4. Cincinnati 5. Tulsa 6. Temple 7. Houston 8. USF 9. UCF 10. East Carolina 11. Tulane AAC men's preseason honors Preseason Player of the Year: Ryan Boatright, G, Sr., UConn Preseason Rookie of the Year: Daniel Hamilton, G/F, Fr., UConn ------ Preseason All-Conference Teams First Team Ryan Boatright, G, UConn * Shaq Goodwin, F, Memphis Austin Nichols, F, Memphis Nic Moore, G, SMU * Markus Kennedy, F, SMU * James Woodard, G, Tulsa Second Team Amida Brimah, C, UConn Anthony Collins, G, USF Chris Perry, F, USF Will Cummings, G, Temple Quenton DeCosey, G, Temple *-unanimous selection The UConn Huskies cleaned up Wednesday morning at the American Athletic Conference media day, which was held at the New York Athletic Club .

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