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Andre Drummond’s Selfie With Former UConn Teammates

Technically, Andre Drummond could still be playing college basketball. But the talented big man, now playing for the Detroit Pistons, left UConn after one season for the NBA. The would-be junior didn’t pass on the chance to celebrate with many of his former teammates following the Huskies’ upset win against Michigan State in the Elite Eight Sunday afternoon. Drummond took this...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond celebrates with UConn men’s basketball team after Elite Eight win

Earlier today, the UConn men’s basketball team punched their ticket to the NCAA’s Final Four after beating Michigan State. One notable Huskies alum in attendance was Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond and well, he celebrated with the team and did a video selfie to commemorate the moment: Congrats to the Huskies of UConn! *** Drummond image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Writes Sandy Hook Victims’ Names on Sneakers, Will Donate Game Jersey to School (Photos)

One year after the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary, one of Connecticut’s rising basketball stars did his part to honor those who lost their lives. Pistons center Andre Drummond attended both high school and college in the state, starring at UConn for a year before leaving for the NBA. On Sunday, a day after the one-year anniversary of the shooting in Newtown, Drummond took...
Via NESN.com
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond: A Star in the Making

On Thursday, June 28th, 2012, the Detroit Pistons were in luck the night of the NBA draft. With their 9th overall selection, they were able to snag UConn Huskies center Andre Drummond. The Pistons now have a big man who in a few years, might just be the most dominant big man currently in the […]
Via Hoops-Nation
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 5/31

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you'...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Drummond Named To 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie Team

NEW YORK (May 14, 2013) --- Former UConn center Andre Drummond (Middletown, Conn.) has been named to the 2012-13 NBA All-Rookie Team, announced Tuesday. Drummond, a 2012 first-round draft pick of the Detroit Pistons and the ninth overall pick, was named to the All-Rookie Second Team, earning the highest number of points of the five players on the Second Team. Drummond received...
Via Sox and Dawgs
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker & Andre Drummond Named to 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

Two former UConn Huskies, Kemba Walker of the Charlotte Bobcats and Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons, have been selected will take part in the 2013 NBA All-Star Weekend in the 2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. The pair is part of a pool of 18 players (rookies and sophomores) selected to the game that will be played on Friday, February 15 at 9 p.m. and be broadcast on TNT...
Via Sox and Dawgs
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 12/15

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you'...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

UConn Enters the Week 2 NCAA Basketball AP Poll

After upsetting highly favored Michigan State last Friday, the UConn Huskies Men’s Basketball team has entered the AP Poll’s Top 25. This comes after a rough offseason where the team lost long-standing coach Jim Calhoun to retirement and marquee players Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb to the NBA draft. While the Huskies are now nationally [...]
Via CLNS Radio
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

O'Quinn plays bully in Summer League loss

Kyle O'Quinn does not care when you were drafted, how highly touted you are or anything else. When you are on the court with him, all that matters is how hard you want to work to beat him. Because, through the first two games of his career, O'Quinn seems ready to work harder than his opponent. Matching up against Andre Drummond -- a top high school recruit and top-10 pick...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 7/10

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you&...
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July 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 6/29

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you&...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit goes for potential by taking Drummond at No. 9

The Detroit Pistons made a pick for the long term by taking 7-foot Connecticut center Andre Drummond with the No. 9 overall pick of the first round of Thursday's NBA draft. The 18-year-old Drummond is the epitome of the high-risk, high-reward player. He could be a dominant player in the NBA for years or he could be a bust. He looks every bit like an NBA star with his long...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

UConn's Andre Drummond, Jeremy Lamb Taken In First Round of 2012 NBA Draft

Two former UConn Huskies men's basketball players saw themselves taken in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft on Thursday night in Newark, NJ. Here's the release from UConn: NEWARK, N.J. - Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb joined the growing list of first-round NBA draft choices from the University of Connecticut when both were among the top 12 selections in the 2012...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons take Andre Drummond with 9th pick

AUBURN HILLS -- It happened with Greg Monroe and Brandon Knight. It happened again with Andre Drummond. For the third year in a row, the Pistons have gotten a first round pick that they didn't expect to get. This time, it is the seven-foot center from Connecticut that has wowed people with his potential. At just 18 years old, Drummond is a long way from a finished product, but...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

The Pistons take the the player with the most upside Grade B-

This pick is all about potential. Andre Drummond graduated a year early from high school to play and UConn last season. So he is still learning the game. Drummond already has an NBA type body with elite athleticism. He is a force on the defensive end and he can block shots. He can move real well for a big man. There is no question that he has to get better on the offensive...
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 6/28

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you&...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons draft focus on finding the next Big Ben

The Pistons have a simple goal for Thursday's night draft. They want to find the next Ben Wallace with the ninth pick. The goal is simple. The execution is going to be much tougher. Wallace was a unique player in NBA history a 6'8" forward who was the most dominant defensive player of his generation but the Pistons dearly need to replace his post presence, his shot...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 6/27

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you&...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Drummond Shrugs Off Criticism

There might have been the possibility of an awkward moment when former Connecticut basketball standouts Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb greeted each other in New York prior to the 2012 NBA Draft. But Drummond said Tuesday there are no hard feelings surrounding comments made by Lamb on Monday.
Via connecticut.scout.com
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss

4 of 5 Dentists Agree: UConn’s Andre Drummond is the NBA Draft’s Biggest Bust

Remember those salad days of last summer for UConn basketball? The engraving on the National Championship trophy was still fresh. Calhoun-Bot 3000′s circuit-breaker was getting its offseason jolt. And super stud frosh big man Andre Drummond was giving Husky fans reason to think back-to-back. Fast forward to today. Connecticut is facing a lost season on NCAA probation. UConn is...
Via Orange Fizz
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 6/25

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you&...
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June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Paw Prints - The Daily UConn Roundup - 6/23

Paw Prints is our daily look at the happenings for the UConn Huskies football, men's basketball and women's basketball teams as well as the other sports the student-athletes engage in. We will do our best to bring you the links from all of the media that covers the Huskies on a daily basis. As always, links can be found by clicking on the read more button below if you&...
Via Sox and Dawgs
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

'Cats work out Drummond, Robinson

Connecticut's Andre Drummond and Kansas' Thomas Robinson have worked out for Charlotte as the Bobcats make their evaluations before the June 28 NBA draft. Drummond is 6-foot-10 and Robinson 6-foot-9, representing options if the Bobcats decide to take a big man with the second pick in the draft. Earlier in the week, the Bobcats worked out guard Bradley Beal of Florida and...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Drummond, Robinson work out for Bobcats

Connecticut's Andre Drummond and Kansas' Thomas Robinson have worked out for Charlotte as the Bobcats make their evaluations before the June 28 NBA draft. Drummond is 6-10 and Robinson 6-9, representing options if the Bobcats decide to take a big man with the second pick in the draft. Earlier in the week, the Bobcats worked out guard Bradley Beal of Florida and small forwards...
Via AP on Fox
June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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