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2018 Schedule
2-0, 1st in American
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23dJohn Gasaway

American preview: The conference has a new face

The American has struggled in March over the past few seasons. Enter Wichita State, which won't just help in the first week of the NCAA tournament but possibly far, far beyond.

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53dJeff Goodman

Ex-UConn coach Calhoun takes over D-III team

Jim Calhoun, who led the UConn men's basketball team to three national titles before retiring as coach in 2012, told ESPN he will assemble a roster for the upstart men's hoops program at Division III university St. Joseph to compete in 2018-19.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

2019 prospect TJ Bickerstaff told ESPN that UConn, Memphis, UAB and Old Dominion have extended offers. A 6'7" forward with legitimate ball skills facing the basket, solid footwork, and a paint game.

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66d

UConn's 8 newcomers competing for court time

The Huskies' newcomers have been limited to pickup games, some workouts with coaches and, on Thursday, their first media session, but everyone is looking to impress.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Solid pickup for UConn with ESPN 100 point guard James Akinjo. Was really impressive in July for the Oakland Soldiers. No. 75 in ESPN 100.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Incoming freshman Sidney Wilson, who left St. John's earlier this week, committed to UConn today. Could attempt to get a waiver to play this season.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

New to the ESPN 100 rankings is no.75 PG James Akinjo from the west coast. Not many had a better summer. MVP and winner of the Peach Jam. (Oakland Soldiers) High level competitor who works for everything. His recruiting update: Official visit to Connecticut on Sept 14-16. Virginia, Pittsburgh, Iowa State, Cal, and Maryland are also on his mind.

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97dJeff Goodman

Calhoun, 75, considering return to coaching

Jim Calhoun is contemplating a return to coaching and weighing the possibility of working at upstart Division III University of St. Joseph's in Connecticut.

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97dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

How UConn lost transfer season

Kevin Ollie and the Huskies lost a trio big men, including a pair of top 100 recruits, leaving the frontcourt incredibly thin for this season and hurting the perception of the program.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Cameron Reddish is down to Duke, UCLA, UConn, Villanova and Kentucky. No. 4 prospect in 2018.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Archie Miller, Kevin Ollie and Wyking Jones watching four-star 2018 point guard James Akinjo. Has been one of the biggest July stock-boosters.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

California's Wyking Jones and two UConn assistants here at #The8 for four-star 2018 point guard James Akinjo.

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.0Tied-240th
Rebounds Per Game37.0Tied-198th
Assists Per Game10.5Tied-307th
Points Allowed61.0Tied-46th

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record59-30
Championship Seasons1999, 2004, 2011, 2014
Tournament Appearances33