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2016 Schedule
25-11, 6th in American

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
See the full bracket

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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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30dJohn Gasaway

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?

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

So two of the last three years a team from the American and the Big East will play for the national title. We can stop now with the power five label in college basketball.

Auriemma chasing historic 11th championship (3:31)

GIlbert could be UConn's missing piece

UConn returns Jalen Adams, but the Huskies are best with multiple ball-handlers. Incoming guard Alterique Gilbert (No. 28 overall, ESPN 100) will play in Wednesday's McDonald's All-American Game (9 p.m. ET on ESPN). Who to watch (Insider)

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Kevin Ollie on why he stayed at Connecticut

Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie comments on why he stayed with the Huskies instead of leaving for the NBA, his recent remarks about Stephen Curry and how Kevin Durant differs from LeBron James.


Ollie: Kansas is tops

UCONN HC Kevin Ollie says Kansas would win the whole tournament if it were 7 game series but anything can happen in one game.

Ollie previews mindset of Sweet 16 teams (2:10)
Self: 'I'm bias... I think our team is dangerous' (1:43)

Team Stats

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

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