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Jeff Jacobs: Don't Look Now But UConn Men Just Became Relevant

Jeff Jacobs: Don't Look Now But UConn Men Just Became Relevant

They are a winning basketball team.

Yes, it took them until two days past Valentine’s Day.

Yes, it took them 25 games.

For a program that has won four national championships, yes, it is a modest boast.

Still, the UConn Huskies are a winning basketball team.

“We showed who we really are,” Christian Vital said after UConn scored a gritty 65-62 comeback victory over Memphis Thursday night at the XL Center.

Here are two questions that, back in October, I wasn’t expecting to ask on Feb. 16.

“Did you see President Trump’s press conference this morning?”

And, “A win tonight gives UConn a winning record for the first time this season,...

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