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UConn WR Tebucky Jones: UConn WR Tebucky Jones Wants More Playing Time - Courant.com
"This year, my redshirt sophomore year, I thought I was going to play," Jones said. "Last year I was behind Kash [Kashif Moore] and all that. Obviously, this year I worked hard in the offseason and stuff, and you work so hard and you go expecting big things. The playing time issue, you have to ask the coaches, but from my understanding I thought I was going to go out and play and be a big contributor to the team this year. I guess the plans are otherwise."
Jeff Jacobs Column: UConn Football Team Meets Some True Heroes - Courant.com
Zacchea earned a Bronze Star for valor during Operation Phantom Fury, a major assault on Sunni insurgents in Iraq. He also received a Purple Heart. In a close-quarters battle, a rocket-propelled grenade went off 10 yards from him, the length of the first-down chains.
Recruiting Roundup: Cameron to Georgetown, Vonleh reclassifies - UConn Basketball - Connecticut News
There have been some changes on the recruiting front in the past few days: Reggie Cameron, regarded as one of the top 3-point shooters in the 2013 class, gave a verbal commitment to Georgetown Wednesday morning, according to SNY’s Adam Zagoria. Also, blue-chip forward Noah Vonleh re-classified to 2013. UConn badly needs frontcourt players, and Vonleh, a consensus top 10 prospect, would probably start from Day One.
WNBA Playoffs: Ketia Swanier, Tiffany Hayes At Guard For Atlanta - Hartford Courant
Ketia Swanier decided to play in Atlanta. Tiffany Hayes had no choice; she was drafted by the Dream. The former UConn guards, each in her first season in Atlanta, will come off the bench for the two-time defending Eastern Conference champions when the playoffs begin this week.