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  1. Volatile Stocks: 2016 NBA Draft Prospects Entering Make-or-Break SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | BleacherReport

    The following prospects are legitimate first-round talents who've yet to put it all together. However, it doesn't mean we should write them off.


  2. UConn Center Amida Brimah Dunked So Hard He Made Batman DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Big Lead

    Amida Brimah is entering his junior year at Connecticut and the 7-footer appears to have put on some muscle. He recently dominated the Hartford Pro-Am league.


  3. Ranking the Top Defensive Stoppers in College Basketball in 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | BleacherReport

    Drives, dunks and three-pointers are what make the highlight shows, but defense is just as important apart of college basketball as any of those crowd-pleasing plays. And if not for lockdown defenders, there'd be so man of those those dunks and dimes that they'd become far less exciting and unique.


  4. POSTERIZED: UConn's Amida Brimah throws down alley-oop on defenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | MSNBC

    UConn center Amida Brimah threw down one of the better alley-oops of the summer on a defender at the Hartford Pro-Am this week. Expectations are high for the junior center this season as he returns to the Huskies after averaging 9.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game last season.


  5. Wenyen Gabriel cuts list to five; how would he fit each program?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Sporting News

    Sporting News recently chronicled Wenyen Gabriel's rapid ascent up every major scouting service's rankings and college coaches' recruiting boards. After having arguably the best July of any player on the AAU circuit, his recruitment took off, with almost every school in the country offering him.


  6. 2K Classic bracket setRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | USA Today

    Potential rematch between Duke, Wisconsin set up in 2K Classic Duke and Wisconsin could have an earlier than expected rematch in the 2K Classic Check out this story on Duke Blue Devils guard Grayson Allen and Wisconsin Badgers guard Traevon Jackson go after the ball in the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Duke won 68-63.


  7. Memphis' Austin Nichols transfers to VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Memphis' Austin Nichols transfers to Virginia Memphis leading scorer Austin Nichols has transferred to Virginia. Check out this story on Feb 19, 2015; Memphis, TN, USA; Connecticut Huskies forward Kentan Facey guards Memphis Tigers forward Austin Nichols during the game at FedExForum.


  8. UConn Men's Basketball: It's personal now for Rodney Purvis, and it should beRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | The UConn Blog

    The nation will say otherwise, but there is reason to believe the 2016 NCAA Tournament will end with UConn cutting nets. You may recall last year's ESPN college basketball player rankings , when the worldwide leader declared Rodney Purvis the 83rd-best player in the country.


  9. Vitale: Five bounce back NCAA tournament teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | ESPN

    Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style.


  10. Toughest non-conference games for Maryland basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Terrapin Station MD

    Nov 8, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Maryland Terrapins guard/forward Dez Wells at the net during the second half against the Connecticut Huskies at Barclays Center. Connecticut Huskies won 78-77.


  11. Maryland releases non-conference scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Terrapin Station MD

    Feb 14, 2015; University Park, PA, USA; Maryland Terrapins head coach Mark Turgeon talks to a referee in the first half against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Bryce Jordan Center. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports The Terps will open the season with an exhibition game against Southern New Hampshire on Nov. 6. Maryland assistant coach Bino Ranson starred at the New England-based school and finished seventh in career scoring , fifth in assists and fourth in three-point field goals before graduating in 1999.


  12. Box scoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 |

    In their final contest of the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League, the Hornets were able to get one last look at rookies Frank Kaminsky and Aaron Harrison before they open up training camp in September. Kaminsky posted 19 points and six rebounds and Harrison added 15 and five as Charlotte earned an 82-73 victory over Brooklyn on Friday.


  13. UConn Men's Basketball: Alterique Gilbert Hears From Former Huskies After CommitmentRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | The UConn Blog

    Ryan Boatright was one of several former Huskies to reach out to Alterique Gilbert. - David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports The four-star guard chose the Huskies over Texas, Louisville, Syracuse and Illinois.


  14. Can snubbed UConn star fill Nets' athleticism void?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | New York Post

    As the NBA draft went on, Ryan Boatright kept waiting to hear his name called. But after 60 picks came and went on June 25 at Barclays Center, the four-year standout at Connecticut never got the call he spent years dreaming he would.


  15. UConn picks up recruiting win with Alterique GilbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 |

    UConn picked up another significant recruiting win, as Alterique Gilbert, one of the top point guards in the Class of 2016, announced his intention to become a Husky on Saturday morning. "Blessed beyond measure to have the opportunity to play college basketball," Gilbert said, via his Twitter account.


  16. UConn Men's Basketball: Prized 2016 Guard Alterique Gilbert Commits to UConnRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2015 | The UConn Blog

    Before the grills were lit, the beers cracked and the Fourth of July fireworks set off, Alterique Gilbert gave UConn fans another reason to celebrate Saturday. Gilbert, a 6-foot point guard from Lithonia, Georgia, announced his commitment to UConn Saturday morning.


  17. 5-star PG Alterique Gilbert commits to UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | ESPN

    Gilbert, a 6-foot-1 Miller Grove product, chose the Huskies over Louisville, Illinois, Syracuse and Texas. He had trimmed his list to five schools in May, and UConn was the first and only school to which he took an official visit.


  18. Four-star point guard Alterique Gilbert to announce college decision SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | MSNBC

    Nearly two months after trimming his list of schools to five, one of the top point guards in the Class of 2016 is ready to announce his college choice. Alterique Gilbert, whose list consists of Connecticut, Illinois, Louisville, Syracuse and Texas, announced on social media Friday that he will make his college choice Saturday morning .


  19. In UConn transfer Terrence Samuel, Penn State gets tough, defense-savvy guard with big-game credRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 |

    Connecticut reserve guard Terrence Samuel leads celebration near end of Huskies' 63-53 upset of favored Florida in 2014 national semifinal at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Samuel and the Huskies went on to win the national title two nights later with another upset, this one against Kentucky.


  20. PSU adds G SamuelRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Terrence Samuel has signed with the Penn State men's basketball team, Patrick Chambers, head coach of the Nittany Lions, announced Wednesday. Samuel played two years at the University of Connecticut and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2015-16 campaign to satisfy NCAA transfer rules.