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UConn center listed as questionable

Connecticut junior center Emeka Okafor will have his aching back re-evaluated by an out-of-state doctor Wednesday.

Updated: March 9, 2004, 9:22 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Connecticut junior center Emeka Okafor will have his aching back re-evaluated by an out-of-state doctor Wednesday and is listed as questionable for Thursday's Big East tournament quarterfinal game against the winner of Wednesday's matchup between Notre Dame and West Virginia.

"If he's healthy and feels good, there's no question," UConn coach Jim Calhoun said when asked if Okafor could carry his team. "I could see that happening in a four- or five-game set."

The Huskies (24-6) would ...

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