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2016 Schedule
25-11, 6th in American
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Brimah and Purvis will return to UConn

Amida Brimah has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to UConn for his senior season. Rodney Purvis (12.8 PPG last season) had previously announced his return.

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Will Brimah follow Purvis back to UConn?

Rodney Purvis (12.8 PPG last season) will return to UConn for his senior season. Huskies fans now turn their attention to junior Amida Brimah, who has until Wednesday to remove his name from the NBA draft. NBC Sports

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 25 junior Zach Brown and UConn have mutually parted ways, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Former UNLV signee Christian Vital told ESPN he has committed to UConn. Chose them over Louisville and Iowa.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

UConn coach Kevin Ollie said Monday that he has had no contact with the Lakers. He said he will always listen if called but it would take "something very special" to pull him away from UConn. He added his daughter is in high school and his son is at nearby Fordham and family is very important to him. Ollie was recruiting in Indianapolis over the weekend.

Gilbert leaves Jordan Brand Classic with left shoulder injury (0:30)
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Watch: Jordan brand classic

It's a star-studded roster for this year's game. The West team is headlined by Michigan State's Miles Bridges and VIllanova's Omari Spellman, while the East features Florida State's Jonathan Isaac. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

UConn: No. 9 recruiting class of 2016 (0:43)

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

USA Basketball announces Texas' Shaka Smart, UConn's Kevin Ollie and Maryland's Mark Turgeon will coach the U18 team July 19-23 in Chile.


2017 Bracketology: No. 6 Seeds

  • East: Syracuse Orange
  • West: Michigan Wolverines
  • South: Connecticut Huskies
  • Midwest: Gonzaga Bulldogs
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Gilbert will make Huskies go

Alterique Gilbert will lead a vintage UConn team next season, meaning, it will have multiple ball-dominant backcourt players. Kevin Ollie will be a happy coach. 2016-17's best freshmen (Insider)

Will Huskies get things to click in 2016-17?

Kevin Ollie will add four top-100 prospects to an already mostly intact roster, led by point guard Alterique Gilbert. If UConn can get its pieces to mesh, next season could look very different for the Huskies. Way-Too-Early Top 25

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Ranking all 78 NCAA tournament champions

Villanova captured its second national title when Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina. Where do the 2016 Wildcats rank on the list of other NCAA tournament champs?

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.5
Rebounds Per Game30.0
Assists Per Game9.5
Points Allowed70.0Tied-45th

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Tournament History

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