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Freshman Andre Drummond may not yet be playing up to his capabilities at UConn, but the expectations are there. Enough, in fact, that he -- along with teammates Jeremy Lamb and Alex Oriakhi -- has been named to the Naismith preseason watch list for national-player-of-the-year honors.
It's the latest recognition for all three players, two of whom played critical roles in UConn's national title run a season ago, another who will be integral to the Huskies' defending that title this season. Lamb has also been named to the Associated Press Preseason All-American team in recent weeks, the Wooden Preseason Top-50, as well as first team All-Big East. Oriakhi was among the Wooden Top-50 as well, and a Big East second-teamer.
Drummond, who didn't commit to UConn until late this summer, is the Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year. He also earned Big East honorable mention and a place on the Wayman Tisdale Award watch list (which goes to the nation's best freshman)...
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Here's the release from UConn Athletic Communications Department announcing that Andre Drummond, Jeremy Lamb and Alex Oriakhi have been named to the 2011-12 Naismith Preseason Watch List.
STORRS, Conn. - UConn sophomore Jeremy Lamb (Norcross, Ga.) headlines a trio of UConn players named to the Naismith preseason watch list, as announced today by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. ...
This year, Sports Illustrated released five covers for their 2011-12 College Basketball Preview issue and UConn Huskies sophomore Jeremy Lamb graces one of those five covers.
You can see the other four covers on SI's Facebook page.
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Freshman Ryan Boatright has yet to dress for either of the Huskies' two exhibition games, let alone step on the floor. The NCAA is in the middle of a review of Boatright's eligibility, something having to do with his time playing AAU before he arrived in Storrs.
While it doesn't appear that Boatright will miss extended action, his role on this team is an important...
Here's the release from the UConn Athletic Communications Department about the game time for the UConn Huskies football game vs Louisville on Saturday, November 19th.
STORRS, Conn. - The kickoff time for the Louisville at University of Connecticut football game at Rentschler Field on Saturday, November 19 will be announced on a "six day" window by the BIG EAST Conference...
For the second straight exhibition game the UConn men's team made easy work of their opponent, this time beating C.W. Post, 91-61. The final score means little, of course; it's more important for upperclassmen to build on previous successes and for newcomers to get acclimated to big-time college basketball.
The former certainly held true: Jeremy Lamb scored 23 point and...
Jeremy Lamb scored 23 points to lead defending national champion Connecticut to a 91-61 win over Division II C.W. Post in an exhibition Sunday.
Shabazz Napier added 14 points for the No. 4 Huskies and handed out 13 assists, giving him 28 in two preseason games, and freshman center Andre Drummond had 16 points and 10 rebounds.
UConn will begin regular season play Friday night when...
Welcome to The Sports Bank’s second annual college basketball season preview series. Last year we looked at 99 teams in 99 days. This year, we are being slightly more aggressive and expanding to 111 teams in 111 days. We will rank the 74 power conference teams and top 37 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order. We’ll break down rosters, non-conference schedules, and...
Jeremy Lamb scored 23 points to lead defending national champion Connecticut to a 91-61 win over Division II C.W. Post in an exhibition Sunday. Shabazz Napier added 14 points for the No. 4 Huskies and handed out 13 assists, giving him 28 in two preseason games, and freshman center Andre Drummond had 16 points and 10 rebounds.