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NCAA basketballs sit on the court during practice prior to the 2019 NCAA men's Final Four at U.S. Bank Stadium on April 5, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Matt Dwyer
November 18, 2019 - 4:29 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- In Rockville Superior Court today, a judge allowed a UConn men's basketball player to enter a pretrial program that will erase criminal charges from his record, if he completes the program and stays out of trouble for a year. Freshman guard James Bouknight was in a single-car crash...
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AP
November 17, 2019 - 7:02 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Christian Vital scored 15 points and made a key steal at the end of the game as UConn upset No. 15 Florida 62-59 on Sunday. Tyler Polley also scored 15 points and Josh Carlton added 13 for the Huskies (2-1) who led by five points at halftime and never trailed after intermission...
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Matt Dwyer
November 13, 2019 - 5:21 pm
By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A University of Connecticut student accused of saying a racist slur outside a campus apartment complex applied Wednesday for a probation program that could result in the charge being erased. Jarred Karal, of Plainville, applied for accelerated...
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AP
November 10, 2019 - 10:45 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma said he's had teams play worse in opening games. He's certainly had some play a lot better. Christyn Williams scored 24 points and the fifth-ranked Huskies began their season Sunday with a closer-than-expected 72-61 win over California. Megan Walker...
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Matt Dwyer
November 08, 2019 - 5:53 pm
By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bearcats trailed by a dozen points in the fourth quarter on the road against an overmatched opponent, a predicament that felt rather familiar. The No. 17 Bearcats pulled another one out, rallying for a 46-43 victory at East Carolina. And...
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CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 29: Megan Walker #3 of the girls east team and Evina Westbrook #22 of the girls west team go for the ball during the 2017 McDonalds's All American Game on March 29, 2017 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
AP
November 01, 2019 - 8:41 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The NCAA has denied a waiver request that would have allowed Tennessee transfer Evina Westbrook to play at Connecticut this season. UConn argued that issues at Tennessee, which fired coach Holly Warlick in March, met the NCAA's recently revised standards for a waiver. The...
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UConn students rally against the use of racial slurs on campus, 10/21/19.
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
October 22, 2019 - 11:58 am
Hours after hundreds of UConn students rallied for racial justice, two of their schoolmates were arrested for their alleged roles in a racist incident on campus. Campus police say that Jarred Karal, 21, of Plainville and Ryan Mucaj, 21, of Granby were identified from a viral videotape that features...
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