Monthly Archives: April 2012

Calhoun Ride to benefit RuthAnn Lobo

UConn coach Jim Calhoun’s annual Cancer Challenge Ride will be dedicated to RuthAnn Lobo, the late mother of former UConn women’s basketball star Rebecca Lobo. RuthAnn Lobo died of cancer in July 2011 at the age of 67. “RuthAnn Lobo … Continue reading

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UConn-Washington series set

UConn announced Wednesday that it has finalized a home-and-home series with Washington that will begin next season. UConn will host Washington on Dec. 29 in either Hartford or Storrs. The Huskies (the ones from UConn) will then travel to Seattle … Continue reading

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It’s official: Drummond is gone

UConn center Andre Drummond is officially the Huskies’ first one-and-done. The school announced Friday that its freshman big man will, as expected, forgo his final three years of eligibility and enter the upcoming NBA Draft. “My family and I feel … Continue reading

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Drummond says he’s unsure; Calhoun working hard

Had a chance to speak briefly with UConn center Andre Drummond, as well as coach Jim Calhoun Tuesday at Gampel Pavilion. Look for stories in Wednesday’s Journal Inquirer but here’s a quick preview of what they had to say: — … Continue reading

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Lamb leaving UConn, headed for NBA Draft

UConn sophomore Jeremy Lamb made it official Tuesday afternoon. He’s leaving the Huskies to enter the NBA Draft. “It was a difficult decision, but after much prayer and discussion with my parents, I feel that it’s in the best interest … Continue reading

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NCAA spokesman: ‘schools have known since 2006’

Was able to get some brief comments from NCAA spokesman Erik Christianson on UConn’s situtaion: — Christianson, the NCAA’s director of public and media relations, says changing the reporting dates for APR penalties is not on the agenda for the … Continue reading

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Manuel: ‘This is a frustrating time for me’

We spent a few minutes on the phone with UConn Athletic Director Warde Manuel on the NCAA Committee on Academic Performance’s decision to refuse UConn’s appeal and uphold the postseason ban on the school’s men’s basketball team. Manuel obviously isn’t … Continue reading

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