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Edsall Working On Looser, Higher-Scoring Team

Behind the locked doors of the Shenkman Training Center, and in meetings at the adjacent Burton Family Football Complex, UConn players and coaches are working on the fine details that go into building the type of team the Huskies hope to be by the end of August. A no-huddle offense is being installed....
Hartford Courant Mar 24, 2017

On The Fly: Enoch Leaves Playing Time On The Table With Transfer

Steven Enoch's decision to leave UConn is a little perplexing, given the opportunity there would have been to earn regular minutes next season. Yes, the Huskies teams have often featured backcourt scoring, but it would have been interesting to see Enoch work with a healthy Alterique Gilbert facilitating....
Hartford Courant Mar 24, 2017

Steven Enoch Reportedly Leaving UConn

It appears Steven Enoch is leaving the UConn program after two seasons.Enoch has asked the school for his release, as first reported by ESPN's Jeff Goodman, citing an anonymous source. UConn would not confirm or comment on the report.The 6-foot-11, 260-pound Enoch, from Norwalk, played in 56 games...
Hartford Courant Mar 23, 2017

Puyol Sharing UConn Stage With Rapper Brother; Hopes To Reach Football's Biggest Stage

STORRS — Starting with 35-yard kicks and moving backward five yards at a time, Bobby Puyol split the uprights with one field goal after another Wednesday during UConn's annual Pro Scouting Day at the Shenkman Center.Even the 55-yarders left no doubt and were straight down the middle. Puyol, an...
Hartford Courant Mar 22, 2017

Melifonwu Turns Heads At UConn's Pro Scouting Day; A Few Others Have High Hopes

Toward the end of UConn's annual Pro Scouting Day Wednesday at the Shenkman Training Center, Jhavon Williams joined a group of reporters surrounding Obi Melifonwu, started recording video, tried several times to get a word in and finally asked, "Who is Obi Melifonwu?" It was a light moment, followed...
Hartford Courant Mar 22, 2017

UConn Men’s Basketball: Many Factors Point To Poor Attendance All Season

The UConn men's basketball team averaged 8,732 fans for home games this season, down about 1,700 from the 2015-16 average of 10,413. For the first time since Gampel Pavilion opened in 1990, the Huskies did not play to a sellout at either Gampel in Storrs or the XL Center in Hartford. A losing season...
Hartford Courant Mar 21, 2017

UConn Football Opens Spring Practice With Randy Edsall Back On Sidelines

Randy Edsall and his assistants had their first opportunity to coach players on the field as the UConn football team opened spring practice Tuesday morning at the Shenkman Training Center on campus. The first hour was open to the media, time spent on individual drills, and the Huskies closed the...
Hartford Courant Mar 12, 2017

UConn Men's Insider: Saying Farewell To A Most Disappointing Season

The locker room was open, but empty. Kevin Ollie, Rodney Purvis, Jalen Adams and Christian Vital went to the dais to speak for the Huskies, the others boarded the bus to leave the season in the rearview mirror as soon as possible.The rearview mirror is the best place for this season, the first...
Hartford Courant Mar 11, 2017

Tough Loss For UConn's Seniors In Their Final Game

Mick Cronin, Cincinnati's combative coach, opened his postgame press conference with kind words for UConn's seniors. "I want to congratulate Kentan Facey, Amida Brimah and Rodney Purvis on a great year," Cronin said. "Those guys play extremely hard. That's what college basketball is all about....
Hartford Courant Mar 11, 2017

UConn Falls With It All On The Line; Cincy To Meet SMU In Final

In the late hours following UConn's win in the quarterfinals, players were asked what the Huskies would have to do to change their results against Cincinnati."Just be tough," Rodney Purvis said at the podium. Coach Kevin Ollie nodded his head. Nothing to add.The Huskies were determined, after the...
Hartford Courant Mar 11, 2017

Jalen Adams Helps UConn Stun Houston In AAC Quarterfinals

Very few moments of this season have felt like a true UConn men's basketball season. But Friday night was one of them. Fighting to keep their season alive, the Huskies reached back for every last ounce of effort and energy they had, and it was enough to knock off Houston 74-65 in the quarterfinals...
Hartford Courant Mar 10, 2017

Notebook: Purvis Has Been At His Best In AAC Tournament

Rodney Purvis has been at his best in the AAC Tournament, averaging 16.8 points in eight games, including a career-high 30 points in the Huskies' win over South Florida in the first-round game Thursday night.But over the last two years, coach Kevin Ollie has been exhorting Purvis to use his skills...
Hartford Courant Mar 9, 2017

UConn Men's Notebook: Eric Cobb Says He Expects To Grow Under Ollie

Eric Cobb was looking for a second chance, and when Kevin Ollie came to meet him at Chipola College, it wasn't long before he saw the road to redeeming his basketball career would lead to UConn."I feel like it's the right spot for me," said Cobb, who committed this week to play for the Huskies...
Hartford Courant Mar 7, 2017

UConn Men: Top College Hoop Analysts Assess Huskies' Future

Many top college basketball analysts were gathered Tuesday to talk about the NCAA Tournament. This was a national conversation, and in this March of 2017, a familiar subject was missing from the chatter: UConn."This season was a tough one for them," said Len Elmore, who has worked several UConn...
Hartford Courant Mar 7, 2017

UConn's Jalen Adams Makes AAC First Team; Jackson On Rookie Team

UConn's Jalen Adams was among the elite players in the American Athletic Conference all season and was rewarded for that by being named to its first team in coaches' voting announced Tuesday. Adams, a sophomore thrust into ball-handling as well as scoring chores due to the Huskies' many injuries,...

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