Found October 13, 2011 on NBC Connecticut:
The 2011-12 college basketball season isn't underway until ESPN christens it so with Midnight Madness this Friday. On Wednesday, UConn held the annual Husky Run for its players, a 3.4-mile race that serves as the unofficial signal that basketball is back in Storrs. "We've found the best way to avoid injuries is to have the players in as good a shape as possible," Jim Calhoun said before the race. And 19 minutes and 32 seconds later, freshman DeAndre Daniels was the first player to cross the finish line. Ten minutes and 27 seconds behind him: Andre Drummond, the best player in high school a year ago who committed to UConn over the summer. But Drummond might not be here if not for Michael Bradley, who gave up his scholarship because the Huskies, due to NCAA sanctions, had no scholarships to give. Initially, it wasn't clear how Bradley had come to that decision. The fear was that he had been pushed in that direction. Turns out, he wasn't. Last month, B...
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