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  1. UConn advances to Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship game with 75-64 win over Dayton

    Nov 21, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT


    UConn will play the winner of Boston College-West Virginia.

  2. 2014-2015 Season Preview: 23 Impact Transfers

    Oct 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Here are 24 players that will make an impact after changing schools this offseason.

  3. Top 25 Countdown: No. 20 UConn Huskies

    Oct 13, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

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    The Huskies will not completely replace Shabazz Napier, but Ryan Boatright will try to come close.

  4. UConn’s efforts to play faster will begin on the defensive glass

    Oct 4, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

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    Kevin Ollie wants his Huskies to be a “fast-break” team. But in order to do so, they’ll need to make strides in the rebounding department.

  5. UConn head coach Kevin Ollie spoke to crowd on repeat, returning players

    Oct 4, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

    Kevin Ollie

    UConn lost some talented players like Shabazz Napier and DeAndre Daniels, but they still have some talented players left for another run.

  6. Rodney Purvis and Sam Cassell Jr. should give UConn more guard depth than national title team

    Jun 30, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT

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    Even though UConn lost Shabazz Napier to graduation, they’ll have more guard depth in 2014-15 than last season’s national title team.

  7. UConn redshirt Rodney Purvis to miss time after torn labrum

    Dec 16, 2013, 5:35 PM EDT

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    Rodney Purvis was a McDonald’s All-American that stayed in-state to play at North Carolina State, but the 6-foot-4 Raleigh, NC native opted to transfer after his freshman season to UConn. Purvis must sit out this season, per NCAA transfer rules, but he’ll have three seasons of eligibility left beginning with his redshirt sophomore season next…

  8. Team Geno beats Team Kevin in UConn’s coed “First Night” scrimmage

    Oct 19, 2013, 8:56 PM EDT

    Shabazz Napier, Breanna Stewart

    UConn has been a powerhouse in both men’s and women’s college basketball for decades now. Both teams enjoy massive popularity in Storrs, but they have sometimes rumored to be at odds with one another – especially when Jim Calhoun and Geno Auriemma were vying for the spotlight at the same time. Under Kevin Ollie, however,…

  9. The top 10 dunks of the college basketball season

    Feb 4, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT

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    A hearty welcome to those of you just now joining the rest of us in following college basketball now that football season has ended. We’ll be running a series of posts to get all you football fans caught up on the season at-large. To read through them all, click here. In case you’ve missed it, major…

  10. Rodney Purvis cleared to take classes at NC State, basketball eligibility still to be determined

    Aug 21, 2012, 12:43 PM EDT

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    NC State guard Rodney Purvis got a bit of good news from the NCAA clearinghouse Monday, but he is not where the Wolfpack would like him just yet. According to The News & Observer, Purvis is cleared to attend classes at NC State, which began last week, but is not yet cleared to play basketball…

  11. Rodney Purvis won’t be on NC State’s Spain trip as NCAA reviews eligibility

    Aug 4, 2012, 2:05 PM EDT

    Rodney Purvis

    Rodney Purvis, a North Carolina native who is a key piece of coach Mark Gottfried’s 2012 recruiting class at NC State, will not make the European trip scheduled for the Wolfpack this month, the school announced Saturday. In a release, the school explained that, as the NCAA Eligibility Center continues to review Purvis’ case, the…

  12. Shabazz Muhammad, Rodney Purvis share MVP at 2012 Jordan Brand Classic

    Apr 15, 2012, 9:04 AM EDT


    With the Jordan Brand Classic taking place at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, it seemed only fitting that an in-state prospect, committed to an in-state school, would bring home co-MVP honors. Rodney Purvis, a 6-4 guard from Raleigh, N.C., scored 22 points and had three steals for the East All-Americans in a 99-95 loss…