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  1. Bad break for UConn's Michael Bradley

    Diamond Leung

    When Michael Bradley recently broke his silence about giving up his scholarship so top center Andre Drummond could play at Connecticut, the redshirt freshman stressed he saw it as an opportunity to make a sacrifice for the team. "I don't want anyb...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  2. The legend of Jeremy Lamb grows

    Diamond Leung

    The national perception of Jeremy Lamb as a silent assassin developed while he helped Connecticut win a national title and was furthered after the season when in the East Room of the White House, President Obama noted that the freshman was "quiet." ...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  3. Jim Calhoun responds to Rick Pitino's barb

    Diamond Leung

    While the Big East presidents and chancellors have authorized commissioner John Marinatto to pursue new members and expand, Connecticut is in a holding pattern regarding its interest to join the ACC. That bit of news should make Louisville coach R...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  4. Michael Bradley gives up his scholarship

    Diamond Leung

    Andre Drummond has enrolled at Connecticut, and for the Huskies to add one of the top recruits in the nation onto their roster, someone needed to make a sacrifice with the team already in a scholarship crunch. Redshirt freshman Michael Bradley bec...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  5. Can UConn repeat with Andre Drummond?

    Diamond Leung

    "Do I hear repeat." Those are the words that Andre Drummond posted on his Twitter account as he announced Friday that he would be heading to Connecticut to play this season. Drummond gives the Huskies one of the most coveted freshmen in the nation...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  6. It's Jeremy Lamb's time to shine at UConn

    Diamond Leung

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Jeremy Lamb is confident Jim Calhoun won't retire just yet. It's not that the freshman with a national championship under his belt necessarily has inside information on what the Hall of Fame coach is going to do. He and ...

    Blog | July 11, 2011
  7. Jimmer and Kemba nominated for ESPYs

    Diamond Leung

    Jimmer Fredette and Kemba Walker will face off once again on the awards circuit, as the two were among the nominees for the ESPY for best male college athlete. It was Fredette who swept the national player of the year awards after his senior seaso...

    Blog | June 24, 2011
  8. UConn down to 10 scholarships next season

    Diamond Leung

    Defending national champion Connecticut had been expected to face penalties for its Academic Progress Rate score, and now we know that the Huskies will indeed lose two scholarships next season. Here's the report showing that UConn's multiyear average...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  9. Kemba Walker clarifies comment on reading

    Diamond Leung

    During the Final Four Kemba Walker seemed to confirm to Sports Illustrated his academic counselor's suggestion that he had just recently read a book cover-to-cover for the first time. He told told the magazine, "That's true. You can write that. It's ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  10. Jim Calhoun could lose NCAA title bonus

    Diamond Leung

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun could lose a lucrative bonus for winning the national championship if the team's NCAA Academic Progress Rate score doesn't meet standards. From the New Haven Register: UConn should learn in a few weeks whether it mee...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  11. Calhoun and Walker differ on baseball

    Diamond Leung

    Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun and star player Kemba Walker, the two faces of the Huskies team that won the national title, are extremely close but they do apparently have their baseball differences. Calhoun, a native of Braintree, Mass., threw out...

    Blog | April 11, 2011
  12. Butler shoots itself in the foot

    Diamond Leung

    HOUSTON -- Shawn Vanzant hung his head exiting the locker room, still unable to believe what a mess of a shooting night it was for Butler in the national championship game. "Twelve-for-64," the senior kept muttering as his teammates tried to conso...

    Blog | April 05, 2011
  13. Shabazz Napier had help along the way

    Diamond Leung

    HOUSTON -- Shabazz Napier called it one of the scariest moments of his life when he stepped to the free throw line with an opportunity to put away Kentucky and send Connecticut to the national championship game. "When I made the second one, I just...

    Blog | April 03, 2011
  14. Connecticut's remarkable run continues

    Diamond Leung

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The brim of the Final Four hat was pulled down over Kemba Walker's tired eyes, but he perked up at one particular question. Was it a motivating factor this year that the Big East coaches had picked Connecticut to finish ninth in...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  15. Jim Calhoun supports Cam Newton

    Diamond Leung

    UConn coach Jim Calhoun has insisted that despite an NCAA investigation into the program's recruiting violations, he is not a cheater. And while discussing with WFAN what it has been like dealing with the controversy, Calhoun more than once allude...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  16. Jim Calhoun did not approve this message

    Diamond Leung

    Remember the guy who questioned Jim Calhoun at a postgame news conference about his salary in tough economic times and was told by the UConn coach to "shut up?" Ken Krayeske these days is the Green Party candidate running for the U.S. House of Rep...

    Blog | October 12, 2010