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Alex Oriakhi

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  • Plenty Of Room For The Kids To Play

    Plenty Of Room For The Kids To Play
    UConn has six freshmen and a seventh, 7-foot-1 German center Enosch Wolf, will join the team Dec. 17. The last time the Huskies had so many new faces was in 2006-07. That season, the Huskies had no upperclassmen and seven freshmen (eight newcomers because...
  • A Look At The 2010-11 Huskies

    2 | Donnell Beverly G, 6-4, Sr., Los Angeles Senior captain is recovering from offseason surgery on both hip joints. 25 | Michael Bradley C/F, 6-10, Fr., Chattanooga, Tenn. Unlikely to log heavy minutes. Might even redshirt. 4 | Jamal Coombs-...
  • Huskies Need Big Man To Dominate In The Paint

    Huskies Need Big Man To Dominate In The Paint
    From doubling his workouts to studying the nuances of post play, Alex Oriakhi has done a number of things to gear up for what he expects to be a breakthrough sophomore season. Step No.1: Take responsibility. "Last year's presence in the paint was...
  • A Closer Look At UConn's Frontcourt

    A closer look at UConn's frontcourt Alex Oriakhi 6-9, 240 Pluses: Power and size. Oriakhi, the team's second-leading rebounder last season, has experience and a tremendous offseason of training under his belt. A strong rebounder who knows the system....
  • Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams

    Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams
    In predicted order of finish: Pittsburgh Last season: 25-9, 13-5 Big East. Lost to Xavier in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Coach: Jamie Dixon, eighth season, 188-54 Top players: Junior guard Ashton Gibbs, senior guard Brad Wanamaker,...
  • Jamal Coombs-McDaniel Will Transfer From UConn

    Jamal Coombs-McDaniel Will Transfer From UConn
    It looks like the Jamal Coombs-McDaniel era is over. UConn released a statement saying the UConn sophomore forward has been granted permission to speak to other schools and will be transferring from the University. Coombs-McDaniel is in the process of...
  • UConn Avoids Shocker; Defeats Wichita State In Maui Opener

    UConn Avoids Shocker; Defeats Wichita State In Maui Opener
    LAHAINA, Hawaii — Time and again Monday, gracefully and almost effortlessly, Kemba Walker darted through the lane and a host of would-be Wichita State defenders, finding all sorts of ways to pull UConn along in a game that nearly got away so many...
  • With hundreds of basketball transfers on market, Virginia Tech, Virginia go shopping

    With hundreds of basketball transfers on market, Virginia Tech, Virginia go shopping
    Pro sports have their trading deadlines, that frantic few weeks when teams attempt to patch holes, trim payroll and/or unload malcontents before the playoffs commence. Colleges have no such in-season swap meet, but come spring, basketball's transfer flood...
  • April 4: HUSK-EASE! UConn Takes Charge In 2nd Half, Wins Third Title

    A lot can be said about this UConn team, forever to be treasured. The Huskies forgot how to lose when everyone else seemed to forget about them, period, captivating the nation with a historic run at the Big East tournament. They had extracted a joyful...
  • Napier Leads UConn Past Notre Dame, 67-53

    Shabazz Napier, who did not score in the last game, led the UConn men with 16 points as the Huskies posted a hard-earned 67-53 victory Saturday morning over Notre Dame at Purcell Pavilion. The Huskies (14-3, 4-2 in the Big East) ended Notre Dame’...
  • UConn ends Notre Dame's home win streak

    UConn ends Notre Dame's home win streak
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The problem wasn't Notre Dame's start with the 11 a.m. local time tip-off. It was the Irish offense never really arriving at all against Connecticut on Saturday. Notre Dame simply couldn't make enough big shots when it needed to in...