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  1. 6 Players Primed to Climb NBA Draft Boards over 2014-15 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | BleacherReport

    It's early, but you can still get a feel for who's ready to erupt and jump up boards. Some of these guys are freshmen who've flown under the radar in comparison to the obvious one-and-done candidates.

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  2. Omar Calhoun Injury: Updates on UConn Guard's Knee and ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | BleacherReport

    The defending champion Connecticut Huskies will be without guard Omar Calhoun Thursday against the College of Charleston, per The Hartford Courant's Dom Calhoun suffered a sprained knee before the season began and didn't play in the Huskies' 66-53 win over Bryant on Friday.

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    Nov 18, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Daniel Hamilton's preparations for college basketball began on the family's backyard court, where he parlayed daily lessons from three older brothers into a scholarship at UConn. He might not be so fundamentally sound when it comes to surviving a winter in Connecticut, though.

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  4. Huskies Receive Letters of Intent From 2 PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | NBC Connecticut

    In the never-ending recruiting game, UConn landed two more big-time players on Monday. The school has received letters of intent from 6-2 guard Jalen Adams and forward Steve Enoch .

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  5. 12 must-watch college basketball players in 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | USA Today

    Duke Blue Devils center Jahlil Okafor prepares to enter the game against the Livingstone Blue Bears in the second half at Cameron Indoor Stadium. To celebrate the start of the 2014-15 college basketball season, For the Win highlights 12 must-watch players.

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  6. Ollie talks about his concerns and team's progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Day

    UConn coach Kevin Ollie talked about the state of the Huskies during a Puerto Rico Tip-Off conference call on Wednesday morning. "We shot free throws very, very well last year, and the past two games I think we missed nine each exhibition game.

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    Nov 12, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Down three with under a minute to play, the UConn Huskies were about to have the last rites read on their 2013-14 season inside the First Niagara Center at Buffalo, N.Y. The revival would come from an unlucky source -- a 7-foot freshman from Ghana whose offense had ebbed and flowed all season -- but unexpected stars are commonplace during March Madness. Amida Brimah's putback basket -- off Shabazz Napier's miss -- and ensuing foul shot to tie St. Joseph's at 70 was that little bit of luck the Huskies needed on the way to an overtime victory to stay alive in the NCAA tournament.

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  8. UConn men's positional Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    The backcourt, which is deep and talented, starts with 6-foot senior point guard Ryan Boatright , who helped guide the Huskies to a championship last season. Boatright is ready to follow in the mold of Shabazz Napier and Kemba Walker as a strong backcourt leader, but brings to the table one thing the others might not have had -- he's a tenacious on-ball defender.

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  9. UConn takes on difficult task of repeating as national champRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Task of defending a title A look at what schools did the year after winning a national championship : Yr. won School How they fared the next year 1999 UConn 25-10 record, lost to Tennessee in NCAA second round.

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  10. Top 10 Storylines Entering the 2014-15 College Basketball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Rant Sports

    Much of last year's celebrated freshmen class has moved on to the NBA, along with veteran stars like Shabazz Napier and Cleanthony Early. Kentucky appears to be the most talented team on paper, but the landscape is pretty open for challengers.

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  11. Detrimentally early recruitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Cavalier Daily

    For most high school athletes, making it to the NCAA is an unachievable dream. Though less than four percent of all high school women's basketball players make it to the next level, in the last month, at the ripe age of 13, middle school students Jada Peebles and Deja Kelly have seemingly realized their childhood dreams of playing collegiate basketball.

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    Nov 10, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    The chase for college hoops glory starts Friday in Connecticut, or for those within reach of their play list, the chance to cue up Andy Williams. For fans of the UConn men's and women's basketball teams, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," the best five months on the calendar, the chance to watch the Huskies play until your eyes break.

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  13. Brian Koonz: Cue up Andy Williams, it's college basketball seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    The chase for college hoops glory starts Friday in Connecticut, or for those within reach of their play list, the chance to cue up Andy Williams . For fans of the UConn men's and women's basketball teams, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," the best five months on the calendar, the chance to watch the Huskies play until your eyes break.

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  14. UConn Basketball: Complete Roster, Season Preview for 2014-15 HuskiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | BleacherReport

    After an improbable run to capture the national title last season, UConn is looking to avoid any championship hangovers this year as it attempts to do something no program has been able to do since the 2006-07 Florida Gators: repeat. Most critics don't think UConn has what it takes to accomplish the feat, however, as the Huskies are ranked No.

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  15. Hamilton continues to shine as Huskies wrap up preseasonRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Day

    The new-look Huskies appear to be better in some areas - overall athleticism, for one - and weaker in others, including perimeter shooting. Hamilton, a multi-talented 6-foot-7 wing, has been UConn's best all-around player during the exhibition season.

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  16. Ranking the Nation's Top 20 Centers for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | BleacherReport

    It's certainly not the deepest position in college basketball, and unless the age-limit rules change and the evolution of the game takes a turn back to the past, it never will be. But for the first time in a long time, some of the best centers in college basketball are also some of the game's best players.

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  17. Two newcomers step forward in UConn's exhibition winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | MSNBC

    While the biggest talking point this offseason regarding UConn's hopes of defending its national title has been how they'll account for the loss of a group of seniors led by point guard Shabazz Napier, head coach Kevin Ollie also has a perimeter rotation that's expected to be among the best in the country. Sunday afternoon in the team's 68-59 exhibition victory over Assumption College, two perimeter newcomers stood out for a team that hasn't been as consistent as Ollie would like them to be in their two dress rehearsals.

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  18. UConn Beats Assumption, 68-59Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | NBC Connecticut

    Ryan Boatright and Sam Cassell Jr. continue to shine during UConn's exhibition games, and helped the 17th-ranked Huskies defeat Assumption, 68-59 on Sunday afternoon. The backcourt duo combined for 35 points while freshman Daniel Hamilton added 12 points and 12 rebounds .

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  19. New Faces Looking Like VeteransRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    UConn guard Sam Cassell Jr. drives to the hoop during the second half against Assumption. Cassell scored 18 points to lead all scorers and help the Huskies to a 68-59 victory.

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  20. UConn Defeats AssumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The UConn Blog

    It's there in bursts, a Daniel Hamilton alley-oop to Amida Brimah. A Rodney Purvis drive to the basket, a Ryan Boatright strip steal to transition dunk.

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