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2018 Schedule
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19dJeff Goodman

Ex-UConn coach Calhoun takes over D-III team

Jim Calhoun, who led the UConn men's basketball team to three national titles before retiring as coach in 2012, told ESPN he will assemble a roster for the upstart men's hoops program at Division III university St. Joseph to compete in 2018-19.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

2019 prospect TJ Bickerstaff told ESPN that UConn, Memphis, UAB and Old Dominion have extended offers. A 6'7" forward with legitimate ball skills facing the basket, solid footwork, and a paint game.

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32d

UConn's 8 newcomers competing for court time

The Huskies' newcomers have been limited to pickup games, some workouts with coaches and, on Thursday, their first media session, but everyone is looking to impress.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Solid pickup for UConn with ESPN 100 point guard James Akinjo. Was really impressive in July for the Oakland Soldiers. No. 75 in ESPN 100.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Incoming freshman Sidney Wilson, who left St. John's earlier this week, committed to UConn today. Could attempt to get a waiver to play this season.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

New to the ESPN 100 rankings is no.75 PG James Akinjo from the west coast. Not many had a better summer. MVP and winner of the Peach Jam. (Oakland Soldiers) High level competitor who works for everything. His recruiting update: Official visit to Connecticut on Sept 14-16. Virginia, Pittsburgh, Iowa State, Cal, and Maryland are also on his mind.

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63dJeff Goodman

Calhoun, 75, considering return to coaching

Jim Calhoun is contemplating a return to coaching and weighing the possibility of working at upstart Division III University of St. Joseph's in Connecticut.

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63dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

How UConn lost transfer season

Kevin Ollie and the Huskies lost a trio big men, including a pair of top 100 recruits, leaving the frontcourt incredibly thin for this season and hurting the perception of the program.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Cameron Reddish is down to Duke, UCLA, UConn, Villanova and Kentucky. No. 4 prospect in 2018.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Archie Miller, Kevin Ollie and Wyking Jones watching four-star 2018 point guard James Akinjo. Has been one of the biggest July stock-boosters.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

California's Wyking Jones and two UConn assistants here at #The8 for four-star 2018 point guard James Akinjo.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Krzyzewski and two assistants, Kevin Ollie and two assistants, Jim Boeheim, Jim Larranaga, Kansas, Kentucky, Arizona, Oregon at #The8 for Team Final (Cameron Reddish, Louis King) vs. Cal Supreme.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Mike DeVoe tells ESPN that both Indiana and Ohio State have recently offered. His recruiting includes Florida, Virginia, VCU, Wake Forest, UConn and many others. DeVoe sits inside the Espn 100 at no.89.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

A day after offering, Sean Miller watching five-star Simi Shittu. Kevin Ollie, Dana Altman, John Beilein, Notre Dame, UNC, Vanderbilt, Ohio State also on hand.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Simi Shittu has been the best player on the floor in the second half against Bol Bol and Shareef O'Neal. Using his physicality, attacking the rim off the bounce, rebounding, leading the break. Notre Dame, Oregon, Vanderbilt, Connecticut among the schools watching.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

2018 top 100 prospect Mike Devoe told Espn he is being recruited by Florida, Miami, Georgia Tech, USC, Virginia, UConn, Ohio State, Clemson, Oklahoma State, West Virginia, Washington, California and many others. Devoe is a playmaker that is a pass first but not a pass only PG.

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111dMyron Medcalf

The most challenging college basketball job in every state

Sometimes the best job in the state is also the most challenging (that's you, UConn and Louisville). Sometimes, teams have no chance to compete with behemoths in the state (looking at you, Cal and Dayton).

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Charlotte to host seventh workout Sunday

The Hornets will have six prospects come in for a workout four days before the NBA draft. The six players scheduled to be attendance are Kentucky big man Bam Adebayo, Cincinnati G Troy Caupain, UNC swingman Justin Jackson, Duke sharpshooter Luke Kennard, Connecticut G Rodney Purvis and Lehigh F Tim Kempton Jr.

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Sixers host fifth workout Friday

The 76ers announced six prospects will be at their facility in Camden, N.J. on Friday for a pre-draft workout: Pittsburgh F Jamel Artis, UConn C Amida Brimah, Kentucky F Isaac Humphries, Virginia G London Perrantes, Miami G Davon Reed and Weber State G Jeremy Senglin.

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Next Wizards workout set for Thursday

The Washington Wizards will host Iowa G Peter Jok, IUPUI G Darell Combs, Syracuse F Andrew White III, Connecticut C Amida Brimah, Siena G Marquis Wright and Lehigh F Tim Kempton Jr. for a pre-draft workout Thursday.

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Nuggets to work out six on Thursday

The Denver Nuggets will host Lithuanian C Laurynas Birutis, UConn C Amida Brimah, UNC F Isaiah Hicks, Adelaide 36ers (Australia) G Terrance Ferguson and Duke F Amile Jefferson and G Matt Jones for a pre-draft workout on Thursday.

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.3298th
Rebounds Per Game36.6123rd
Assists Per Game13.1203rd
Points Allowed66.343rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record59-30
Championship Seasons1999, 2004, 2011, 2014
Tournament Appearances33