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The UConn Pod: Javonte Brown leaving, COVID craziness and men’s basketball’s big wins

Plus updates on women’s basketball, men’s hockey and the soccer teams.

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The UConn Pod is back with the first episode of 2021! Editors Dan Connolly and Dan Madigan kick things off with the breaking news of Javonte Brown’s decision to enter the transfer portal.

After that, the Dans discuss the cancellation of the women’s basketball team’s game at Baylor, the men’s hockey team pausing due to a positive COVID test, and spring updates from some of the fall sports teams.

Plus, Connolly and Madigan break down the men’s basketball team’s wins over DePaul and Marquette and discuss some strong individual performances from James Bouknight, Tyrese Martin, Tyler Polley and Isaiah Whaley. We also break down what Akok Akok’s eventual return means as the Huskies go deeper into Big East play.

Enjoy!