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Adams Maturing, Learning As He Leads UConn On Court

Adams Maturing, Learning As He Leads UConn On Court

As a freshman, Jalen Adams may have been too full of himself.

As a sophomore, Adams is something much fuller.

"He is an empty cup," Kevin Ollie said after UConn dramatically scored its seventh victory in eight games.

Again, the Huskies fell behind Sunday. Again, the Huskies charged back. This time they were down 10 points with a little more than eight minutes remaining. This time it ended with Adams making a spinning, game-winning layup with 2.9 seconds left to lift his team over Temple 64-63 at Liacouras Center.

"That's our best player," Ollie said.

And, yes, one of the more coachable ones.

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