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  • Forward Tyler Polley, 4-Star Recruit, Says He's Coming To UConn

    Hartford Courant "Tyler Polley, a 6-foot-7 forward from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., announced his intention to play for UConn on Tuesday. Polley, who plays for the Sagemont School, is the Huskies' third commit from the Class of 2017, joining guard Makai Ashton-Langford and center Josh Carlton. Polley, who visited..." September 20

  • Josh Carlton Commits To UConn; Second Class Of 2017 Recruit

    Hartford Courant "UConn landed its second recruit from the Class of 2017. Josh Carlton, a 6-foot-9 center from North Carolina, was sold after visiting UConn on Aug. 26, and gave the Huskies his commitment on Wednesday. "I just loved it when I went up there for my visit," said Carlton, from Winterville, N.C.,..." September 15

  • UConn Lands Prized Recruit Makai Ashton-Langford

    Hartford Courant "Makai Ashton-Langford was a UConn fan growing up, but when it came to deciding on a college, he knew he had to take the emotional investment out of it. “UConn was one of my favorite schools,” said Langford, a point guard, considered a four-star recruit in the Class of 2017, “but when I started..." September 06

  • Brimah Joins Purvis In Returning To UConn For Senior Season

    Hartford Courant "The two-month process of collecting feedback from the NBA is complete, and Amida Brimah will be returning to UConn for his senior season. Shortly after the Huskies' season ended on March 20, Brimah, the 7-foot center from Ghana, joined Huskies teammates Rodney Purvis and Daniel Hamilton in..." May 24

  • UConn's Rodney Purvis to return for senior season

    Hartford Courant "Rodney Purvis will remove his name from NBA Draft consideration and return to UConn to play as a fifth-year senior. "One more!!!!" Purvis tweeted on Friday morning, adding, "Sincerely, Purv." After the season ended, Purvis, the team's leading scorer, was one of three Huskies to test the new..." May 06

  • Center Zach Brown And UConn Basketball Officially Cut Ties

    Hartford Courant "Zach Brown, the 7-foot center from Miami and one of the top recruits in the Class of 2017, will not be coming to UConn. Brown, who committed to UConn in January but was later released from Putnam Science Academy, will be parting ways with UConn by mutual agreement, according to's Evan..." May 05

  • Renewing A Great Rivalry: UConn Men Will Play Syracuse At Madison Square Garden Dec. 5

    Hartford Courant "The UConn-Syracuse men's basketball rivalry has been renewed. There will be a game between the Huskies and Orange at Madison Square Garden in New York on Dec. 5. And they could make this a regular event. The schools, longtime rivals in the old Big East, have been talking about playing as..." May 04

  • UConn Lands Guard Christian Vital; Convinced After Kevin Ollie Says He's Staying Put

    Hartford Courant "UConn landed another recruit, adding to its already highly rated incoming freshman class. Shooting guard Christian Vital tweeted his intention to join the Huskies on Friday. "New England you stuck with [me] through my hardships and struggles I'm glad I have the chance to repay you," Vital..." April 29

  • Former UConn big man Tyler Olander working out with Toronto Blue Jays

    Sportzedge "Tyler Olander has more national championships than Jim Boeheim. Let’s just get that out of the way. When the two-time national champ (2011 and 2014) broke his right foot while playing professionally in Spain this past winter, he figured he might have accomplished everything that he could have..." April 28

  • Kevin Ollie: UConn coach "intrigued" by Los Angeles Lakers job

    UPI "Connecticut men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie is a producer of immediate success. In his second season as Huskies coach, he led the team to a national title. Now the 43-year-old is intrigued about coaching one of the NBA's most storied franchises, according to the Los Angeles Daily..." April 26

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