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Villanueva has learned a lot already

Jim Calhoun wasn't sure what freshman Charlie Villanueva was going to say after he played only nine minutes in a loss to Providence.

Updated: February 3, 2004, 3:40 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Jim Calhoun wasn't sure what Charlie Villanueva was going to say after he played the freshman only nine minutes in last week's loss to Providence.

Villanueva walked into the Connecticut head coach's office afterward, sat down and told Calhoun that he was disappointed with his own play.

Calhoun probably thought a complaint was coming. The one fear that Calhoun in recruiting Villanueva was the outside influence that had propped this kid up as New York City's next legend. ...

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