CONNECTICUT HUSKIES RUMORS & GOSSIP

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UConn adds new logos to court

As you might expect after going through rebranding with a new UConn Huskies logo, the new Husky dog has been put down on the Gampel Pavilion floor. I'm sure you'll see the same thing on the XL Center floor this season as well. Also, you'll notice in the photo that the American Athletic Conference logo is being put on the floor as well. Follow Ian on Twitter @soxanddawgs...
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June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

UConn guard Napier to stay for senior year

Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier is staying for his senior season and will not enter the NBA draft. Napier led UConn in scoring last season, averaging more than 17 points. He says in a statement Friday he wants to get his degree and play in the NCAA tournament. UConn went 20-10 this season but was barred from the Big East and NCAA tournaments after failing to qualify academically...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
LEAN AND HUNGRY

UConn unveils new logo

The University of Connecticut introduced a new logo to be worn by coaches and players of the Huskies’ 24 men’s and women’s teams on Thursday. Via the UConn Today: The two major changes will be the use of “UCONN” across the front of every uniform worn by each team, and a new look for the Jonathan Husky logo. The new look is part of a new institutional branding and marketing...
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April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

UConn’s Tyler Olander Fractures Foot, Huskies Down To 6 Scholarship Players

Injuries have been piling up at UConn since the double overtime loss to Georgetown – with junior forward Tyler Olander added to the growing list of casualties. UConn announced on Thursday that Olander is done for the season with a fractured foot that will likely require surgery. Tyler Olander fractured his left foot vs USF, #UConn announces. — Kevin Duffy (@KevinRDuffy) March...
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March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Jim Calhoun stepping down at UConn, assistant Kevin Ollie to takeover

There a multiple reports out of Storrs that Connecticut Huskies legendary head coach, Jim Calhoun is making plans to step down and retire. NBCConnecticut.com, was the first to report the story. It is a matter of Calhoun and his agent “dotting the ‘i’s’ and crossing the ‘t’s’,” according to the source. There is reportedly a [...]
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: UConn’s Jim Calhoun is retiring

UConn men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun is retiring. NBC Connecticut is reporting that Calhoun’s retirement is imminent. Calhoun, 70, has led the Connecticut Huskies to three national championships during his 26 years as head coach. His last title was in 2011. The Huskies’ men’s basketball team won national championships in 1999 and 2004 as well.
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September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond jumps over some guy while dunking in this POV clip

Ever wonder what it’s like to have a NBA draft lottery pick jump over you on a dunk attempt? Well wonder no more…. Future NBA lottery pick, Andre Drummond, showed off his ups in this POV video of him dunking over some dude. There is no question that Drummond has a crazy up-side if a team is willing to take a gamble on him with their lottery pick. Andre Drummond jumps...
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June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgetown, UConn add post players

With college basketball’s regular signing period winding down and scholarships still available, UConn and Georgetown both signed interior players with an eye towards the future. Both schools had been in the mix for adding additional frontcourt prospects, and multiple reports are out that the Huskies landed German forward Leon Tolksdorf, while Florida-native Bradley Hayes is headed to [...]
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

UConn allows Smith, Bradley to leave

Connecticut has confirmed that basketball players Michael Bradley and Roscoe Smith have both been granted releases from their scholarships, a move that will allow them to transfer. The pair would become the fourth and fifth underclassmen to leave the program since the NCAA turned down a waiver request would have allowed UConn to play in the 2013 NCAA tournament despite failing to...
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April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Smith, Bradley granted release from UConn

Connecticut has confirmed that basketball players Michael Bradley and Roscoe Smith have both been granted releases from their scholarships, a move that will allow them to transfer. The pair would become the fourth and fifth underclassmen to leave the program since the NCAA turned down a waiver request would have allowed UConn to play in the 2013 NCAA tournament despite failing to...
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April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lamb declares for NBA draft

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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss
CROWD CONTROL

UConn fans go flash mob on GameDay

The UConn Huskies lost a heartbreaker to Syracuse on Saturday night, and the season has been a huge struggle, especially considering the talent level they possess. This is probably a top 5 team talent wise that Calhoun has ever assembled, but they just can’t seem it together. The student body however, is having a phenomenal year. They pulled out this number Saturday night early...
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February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeremy Lamb Throws Down a Posterize Dunk Against Columbia (Video)

The UConn Huskies may have lost Kemba Walker, but having returned Jeremy Lamb will keep them in the championship hunt.  Lamb is a preseason All-American and is one of the most athletic players in the country.  He can step up and knock down the three with ease or slash to the basket and finish near [...]
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November 12, 2011  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Jeremy Lamb’s nasty throwdown against Columbia

UConn’s Jeremy Lamb, and early-season Player of the Year candidate, has some of the sickest hops in college basketball. This baseline drive, one-handed flush is a great example. Damn. I’m sure this is just one of many highlights we’ll see from Lamb this season, but I can’t imagine many more will be more impressive. Sick. Technorati Tags: college basketball, connecticut...
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
IN LIKE A LION

Jeremy Lamb posterizes defender on dunk

The college basketball season is back in full force after an amazing scene at the carrier classic between UNC and MSU. However, UConn sophomore Jeremy Lamb gets the highlight of the night with this posterizing dunk. Lamb, a consensus preseason All American pick, scored 30 points Friday night against Columbia. He also decided to climb the latter and throw it down with this dunk....
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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