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Warde Manuel introduced at UConn

Updated: February 14, 2012, 1:47 AM ET
Associated Press

STORRS, Conn. -- The University of Connecticut's new athletic director says the academic problems with the men's basketball team do not define UConn.

Warde Manuel, who had served as the University at Buffalo's athletic director since 2005, officially starts his new job March 19.

Manuel, who was introduced at a news conference Monday, said he intends to stay at Connecticut for a long time and academics will be a top priority. But, he said there needs to be some perspective when discussing ...

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