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UConn alum and 18-year NBA veteran Cliff Robinson is doing his part to make the world a better place. The Portland Business Journal is calling him "the highest-profile athlete, active or retired, to endorse the use of cannabis."
Zach Brown is the first commitment for Kevin Ollie and his staff in the class of 2017 and boy is he a big one.
It looks like the UConn men's basketball program could add a big man to its class with Zach Brown according to Dave Borges of the New Haven Register. The 7'1 center from Miami is close to making his decision.
Two UConn women's basketball seniors, Breanna Stewart and Moriah Jefferson, have been named candidates for the 2015-16 Senior CLASS Award in women’s college basketball. Three former Huskies have won the award, Sue Bird, Maya Moore and Stefanie Dolson.
If you have been to Gampel Pavilion this year for either a men's or women's basketball game, you may have noticed a change in the lighting. They installed new LED lighting before the season that puts the focus on the court. It is a little darker in the seating area to give Gampel that big arena feel.
UConn men's hockey goalie Rob Nichols earned Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week honors after going 1-0-1 this weekend against Maine. The junior goalie stopped 82 of 83 Maine shots to help the Huskies earn 3 out of a possible 4 points. Nichols and his teammates are back in action on Friday night when they'll host Vermont at 8:30 pm at the XL Center.
For the second time this season, UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson has earned American Athletic Conference Freshman of the Week honors. Her teammate, Breanna Stewart, was named to the Weekly Honor Roll.
The team will be coached by Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Boeheim and Oklahoma City Thunder assistants Tom Thibodeau and Monty Williams.The 2016 Olympics will be taking place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5-21. Men's basketball preliminaries will go from August 6-15 with the quarterfinals taking place on the 17th, semifinals on the 19th and gold medal game on the 21st.
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma talked about how he would rather have Katie Lou Samuelson emulate Svetlana Abrosimova instead of Breanna Stewart after Saturday night's win over Temple.