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UConn hoops gets probation for NCAA violations under Ollie

Jul. 2, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn's men's basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure. The NCAA Committee on Infractions on Tuesday outlined numerous violations, most occurring between...

Hurley says recruiting getting a bump from Big East move

Jul. 1, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Men's basketball coach Dan Hurley said Monday that he's already seeing benefits on the recruiting trail from UConn's decision to leave the American Athletic Conference and return to the Big East. Hurley, who is coming off a 16-17 first season with the Huskies, spoke to reporters Monday...

'Welcome Home, UConn': Huskies rejoin Big East

Jun. 27, 2019 4:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — UConn is back in the Big East. The Huskies were introduced Thursday at Madison Square Garden as the newest member of the conference in which they were a charter member 40 years ago. The marquee out front of MSG said "Welcome Home, UConn." "As we head into our 41st year, this proud and...

Knee issues force UConn forward Diarra to end playing career

Jun. 12, 2019 12:44 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Chronic knee problems have forced UConn forward Mamadou Diarra to end his playing career. The school says the 6-foot-8 junior has been granted a medical disqualification. He'll remain with the program during the upcoming season as a student assistant coach. Coach Dan Hurley says the...