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UConn Men Fifth In Coaches Poll; Gilbert Top Rookie

UConn Men Fifth In Coaches Poll; Gilbert Top Rookie

In the five years the American Athletic Conference has existed, UConn’s experiences have been varied. But one thing the Huskies have not been is below the preseason radar.

Picked first or second in each of the first four preseason polls, UConn’s current team will have to earn its way back into the league’s limelight. On Media Day, when much of the conference’s attention was focused on newcomer Wichita State, the Huskies were picked fifth Monday in the AAC’s 2017-18 men’s basketball coaches’ poll.

“We don’t worry about things like that,” said junior Jalen Adams, who was named to the all-conference first team. “We know how good our team is and we have our own expectations. We’re...

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