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Connecticut center Hasheem Thabeet said Tuesday he will declare for the NBA draft, forgoing his senior season. The 7-foot-3 junior averaged 13.6 points, 10.8 rebounds and 4.2 blocks over 36 games in helping the Huskies get to the Final Four this season.
Kemba Walker scored 23 points Saturday to lead Connecticut to another Final Four berth with an 82-75 win over Missouri in the NCAA West Regional Final. A.J.
A.J. Price scored 27 points Saturday to lead top-seed Connecticut to a 92-66 victory over Texas A&M in the NCAA West Region. Jeff Adrien added 23 points and eight rebounds for the Huskies (29-4), who welcomed back Coach Jim Calhoun.
Without ill head coach Jim Calhoun Thursday, Connecticut rolled to a 103-47 rout of Chattanooga in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Philadelphia. The Huskies, the top seed in the West Region, learned shortly before the contest that Calhoun had been hospitalized for undisclosed health reasons, but under the guidance of assistant George Blaney, they stormed to a 48-20 halftime advantage. A 55-27 second half completed the third-largest victory margin in NCAA Tournament history. Stanley...
Fourth-ranked Pittsburgh sprinted to a 10-point halftime lead Saturday and topped No.
Jeff Adrien scored 25 points Saturday to pace the second-ranked Connecticut Huskies' 72-65 win over the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. Adrien hit 11-of-15 from the floor and had nine rebounds for UConn (27-2, 15-2 Big East), which stands one game ahead of second-place Louisville in the conference.
DeJuan Blair had 22 points and 23 rebounds Monday to lead fourth-ranked Pittsburgh to a 76-68 victory over top-ranked Connecticut. Sam Young hit four 3-pointers while adding 25 points to help Pitt defeat a No.
Hasheem Thabett came up one blocked shot short of a rare triple-double Saturday in boosting top-ranked Connecticut to a 62-54 Big East win over Seton Hall. Thabett scored 25 points, grabbed 20 rebounds and had nine blocked shots in Connecticut's 13th straight victory. UConn took a 24-13 lead just before halftime and brushed off any Seton Hall comeback attempt in the second stanza. Thabeet's two free throws made it 51-39 with just under 11 minutes remaining, and Seton Hall trailed by at least...
A.J. Price scored 17 points Wednesday and No.
Jerome Dyson scored 19 points Saturday, helping the top-ranked Connecticut Huskies post a 69-61 victory over the Michigan Wolverines. Hasheem Thabeet had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Huskies (22-1), who have won 11 straight. A.J.