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Meet UConn's Newcomers: It's Not Clear If Sid Wilson Will Play This Year, But He's Found His Team

Meet UConn's Newcomers: It's Not Clear If Sid Wilson Will Play This Year, But He's Found His Team

It all seemed like the perfect ending, a narrative any young New York City basketball player could embrace.

Sid Wilson, after a year of prep school in New Hampshire was coming home to play for St. John's, all those games in Madison Square Garden, to help rebuild the program.

UConn was thought to be his first choice, with Texas also in the hunt, but abruptly in May Wilson decided the chance to play "for my city" was something he couldn't pass up. He announced his college choice to gathered family and friends at the Dunlevy Milbank Community Center in Harlem on May 20, purposely choosing the 17th anniversary of the death of Malik Sealy, a Bronx kid who starred at St....